Features

ROCK AND ROLL - CHANGING SOCIETY, EVOLVING HISTORY

  • Musical Close-Ups in each chapter provide analysis of a specific musical concept or set of concepts relevant to that chapter. (ex. pp.79-83)

IMPROVE ACTIVE LISTENING

  • Updated “Take Note” section at the beginning of each chapter focuses the students on a series of key questions based on the chapter content. The questions are restated at the end of the chapter along with concise answers derived from the text. (ex. p.118)

  • Expanded List of Key Terms draws students’ attention to important terminology that appears within the narrative. (ex. p.330)

  • Revised Listening Guides that make varying musical sections even more readily apparent due to minutes:seconds tracking of selected recordings and nicely contrasting colors that visually identify similar and contrasting sections, aiding both auditory and visual learners.(ex. p.218)

ENGAGE STUDENTS

  • New images and photos of important rock artists and other influential figures capture the readers’ attention.(ex. p.368)

  • Updated “Become an Active Listener” activity enhances the reader’s understanding of the text and development of listening skills. (ex. p.152)

SUPPORT INSTRUCTORS

  • Instructor’s Manual— This manual contains many innovative ideas for stimulating students both inside and outside the classroom. Suggested activities, readings, and sample test questions allow instructors to aide students in developing an intimate understanding of rock and roll.

New to This Edition

Overview of Changes

 

IMPROVE ACTIVE LISTENING

  • Updated “Take Note” section at the beginning of each chapter focuses on a series of key questions in the chapter. The questions are restated at the end of the chapter along with concise answers derived from the text.

  • Expanded List of key terms draws students’ attention to important terminology that appears in bold type within the narrative.

  • Revised Listening Guides that make varying musical sections even more readily apparent due to minutes:seconds tracking of selected recordings and nicely contrasting colors that visually identify similar and contrasting sections, aiding both auditory and visual learners.

ENGAGE STUDENTS

  • Images and photos of important rock artists and other influential figures capture the readers’ attention.

  • “Become an Active Listener” activities enhances the reader’s understanding of the text.

SUPPORT INSTRUCTORS

  • The Instructor’s Manual has been revised and updated to reflect changes in the 7th edition and to add even more innovative teaching ideas and classroom activities.