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Historians in the Library: researching the past in the Information Age, using instructor’s expertise to teach research methods and information literacy.
Critiquing History: analyze arguments and perspectives from the past and present, using the instructor’s expertise to teach historical analysis.
Equal parts creativity and analysis, this introduction to songwriting explores contemporary harmony, melody, form, lyrics, rhyme, character, storytelling, linguistic tools, humor, comedy, and using music to engage with politics, religion, relationships, and social issues.
A focus on instrumentation (learning about individual instruments) and orchestration (combining the different sections of instruments into a convincing whole) equips students in this course with skills for use in arranging, composing, and critical listening.