Presentation on theme: "Welcome Course name Faculty name. YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Craig Wright Listening to Music, 5e You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have."— Presentation transcript:
YOUR COURSE MATERIALS Craig Wright Listening to Music, 5e You will… — be tested — receive homework assignments — have reading assignments …from these materials
WHY DO I NEED THE BOOK? — Nine in ten professors (90%) say that students would do better if they made greater user of the assigned textbook. — Students’ pass rates, retention rates and grades improve when they employ supplemental materials in addition to their textbooks. Zogby International, 2006
WHAT’S SO DIFFERENT ABOUT THE NEW EDITION? – The text is now reorganized into 41 briefer chapters that are introduced by 7 new part openers. – The text's more than 105 in-text Listening Guides now include a new introductory section summarizing such aspects as genre, form, meter, texture, and what to listen for, followed by Listening Exercises for self-testing. – The musical repertoire selected by Craig Wright for this edition is praised by reviewers. This edition offers 25 new, carefully selected pieces.
GET THE GRADE RESOURCES! —ThomsonNOW —CD’s —iAudio —Active Listening Slides —Free Companion Website
WHAT IS THOMSONNOW? ThomsonNOW is an easy-to-use online resource that helps you study in less time to get the grade you want-NOW! – Self-Assessment Tools – Personalized Study Plan – Interactive Version of Text Listening Exercises – Interactive E-book – Many audio and video examples – Links to Active Listening Guides and iAudio
WILL THOMSONNOW HELP ME GET A BETTER GRADE? 87.3% of students agree using ThomsonNOW regularly helped them perform better on exams. 83.9% of students agree that Personalized Study was a valuable study tool. 95% of students responded that using ThomsonNOW on a regular basis helped them get a better grade 82.7% of students are likely to tell a friend about ThomsonNOW YES!
TECHNICAL SUPPORT http://www.thomsonedu.com/support
FREE COMPANION WEBSITE! Quizzes, Audio Clips, & Active Listening Guides! Quizzes, Audio Clips, & Active Listening Guides!
ACTIVE LISTENING GUIDES – A set of interactive software modules that develops your music listening skills. – Active Listening Tools feature full-color listening guides the CD selections. – Each CD has its own downloadable file and works in conjunction with the audio CD.
iAUDIO – You have access to 15 engaging audio lessons which summarize the basic principles taught in your course. – Each lesson contains multiple samples of music which illustrate the concept being taught. – iAudio access can be found on the Music homepage, ThomsonNOW, and iChapters.com.
FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE —2-CD set Includes a core repertoire of music discussed in the book. Each selection works with an interactive multimedia Active Listening Guide (available via download for no extra charge) that demonstrates visually what students hear on the CDs. ISBN for 2 CD set: 0495100196
FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE —6-CD set Includes all music discussed in the book. Each selection works with an interactive multimedia Listening Guide (available via download) that demonstrates visually what you hear on the CDs. ISBN for 6 CD set: 049510020X
YOU HAVE CHOICES OF HOW TO BUY THE BOOK! Purchase textbooks in the format and at the price that is right for you. Print Options NEW print textbooks at up to 25% off, shipped free! Digital Options Electronic texts up to 50% off Individual chapters for as little as $1.99 Study Tools Study Guides, Online Homework Assistance, Audio Content, and more!