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


Neil and Julie Freebern