Introduction to Music: An Experiment in Student-Centered Learning

By Natalie Oshukany|May 31, 2015|Reflection|0 comments

When my program chair emailed the Musicology students about the Mapping the Futures of Higher Education course offered at the CUNY Graduate Center in Spring 2015, I was intrigued. She encouraged anyone who was interested in the twin issues of pedagogy and the institutional structures of public higher education in the U.S. to apply for one of the twelve spots in the class. The class was an experimental course co-taught

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Introduction to Music: A Student-Centered Syllabus

By Natalie Oshukany|May 31, 2015|Syllabus|0 comments

Course: Introduction to Music Instructor: Natalie Oshukany Email: noshukany@ccny.cuny.edu or noshukany@gradcenter.cuny.edu   Required Text: Listen by Joseph Kerman and Gary Tomlinson. 7th edition. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012. [on permanent reserve in the CCNY Music Library in Shepard Hall] Class Website: http://futuresinitiative.org/groups/mus10100-intro-to-music/   Course Description: This course offers an introduction to music, concentrating on the styles and practices of Europe and North America. Uniting careful listening with historical and cultural

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