Music and Culture
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
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.
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
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.
CULT3120 Music and Culture and CULT2270 Youth, Music and Culture.
Students who have successfully completed CULT3120 Music and Culture or CULT2270 Youth, Music and Culture may not enrol into FMCS2100 Music and Culture.
20 units of 1000 level courses
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
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