Music and Culture
|Course code FMCS2100||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course examines the ways that popular music provides not only entertainment, but a common space for the personal, social and political experiences of youth. It will consider the cultural roles of music and musicians, and the ways in which music is interpreted and used by listeners in a variety of contexts. The course is web based. Students work on line using Blackboard resources and activities.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On completion of the course students will be able to:|
1. Critique the roles of music in culture.
2. Explain the ideological assumptions of music culture.
3. Apply cultural theories in independent research on music
|Content||The course focus is the role that music plays in individual lives, and in a culture. The course topics may include:|
* Music as social practice.
* Music histories.
* Music styles and genres.
* Music subcultures.
* Music and technologies.
And other contemporary topics as appropriate.
|Replacing Course(s)||CULT3120 Music and Culture and CULT2270 Youth, Music and Culture.|
|Transition||Students who have successfully completed CULT3120 Music and Culture or CULT2270 Youth, Music and Culture may not enrol into FMCS2100 Music and Culture.|
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units of 1000 level courses|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning|
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
|Contact Hours||Email Discussion Group: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Seminar: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Student Projects: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for FMCS2100|