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MUSC11412 - Music Styles & Analysis 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

Students undertaking this unit will study prominent musicians, composers and repertoire, including the sociological and political events that influenced musical trends in western art music from the Baroque period to the early 21st century. Particular attention is given to the study and analysis of primary source materials in the form of musical analysis of the musical forms relevant to the style

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2018

Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Mackay
Noosa
Townsville
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Mackay
Online
Townsville
Term 2 - 2020 Profile
Mackay
Online
Townsville
Term 2 - 2021 Profile
Mackay
Online
Townsville
Term 2 - 2022 Profile
Mackay
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 30%
2. Written Assessment 30%
3. Written Assessment 40%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 2 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.6 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 45.28% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Moodle student feedback
Feedback
Students want a study guide, like in MSA1.
Recommendation
Make it clear that the assigned textbook IS the study guide.
Action Taken
The textbook was optional this year as we are starting to phase these out. More emphasis on our zoom lectures/recorded videos was given which helped students stay on track during the course.
Source: Moodle student feedback
Feedback
Remove Ads from YouTube videos
Recommendation
Staff sign up for premium on YouTube account so videos during zoom sessions remain ad-free
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Moodle student feedback
Feedback
To reduce the amount of essays in future offerings. Currently 4.
Recommendation
I will amend this in the new year. With help from Judith, I will create new assessment tasks that is not excessive for both the students and myself- the sole marker.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the stylistic features, social and historical background of the historical period studied.
  2. Identify the prominent players and composers associated with period studied.
  3. Demonstrate an aural awareness of the principal characteristics of music studied.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of musical and historical concepts through coherent presentation of information in written assignments
  5. Analyse the musical works studied through identification of form, style and the primary compositional elements.

N/A

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment