Senior Reading: Due Date 5/2/17












Step 1

  • Choose a resource from the following list

A.  This is Your Brain on Music; The Science of a Human Obsession by Daniel Levitin

B.  Musicophilia; Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

C.  Guitar Zero; The New Musician and the Science of Learning by Gary Marcus


Step 2

  • Please submit the following

1.  Title & Author

2.  Brief Summary of the Reading Material to include 3-5 quotes/passages(including page #) 

3.  Please answer the following

  • Describe your thoughts, feelings and/or emotional response to the reading

  • What was the most important insight you gained from the reading?

  • What surprised you the most in the reading?

  • What did you already know?

  • In what ways might you be able to apply the reading material to your musical interests?


Assessment Framework

Completely=5, Sufficiently=3, Partially=1, Total=35


  • Provided Background Information

  • Provided Summary of Material

  • Shared Feedback Regarding Material

  • Completed Instructions by Due Date



To receive credit for this assignment please submit the URL of your Final ePortfolio in Whipple Hill by the indicated due date


Julie Freebern