ERIC Number: EJ612771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Listening Critically, Thinking Lyrically: Music and Language in the Classroom.
Lindholdt, Paul J.
Exercise Exchange, v45 n2 p27-30 Spr 2000
Describes the evolution of an assignment in a college-level English class in which students present to the class their analysis of lyrics to a favorite song of theirs (on a particular topic). Shows how students thereby are eased into interpretation, critical examination, and some of the principles of literature. (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Critical Thinking, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation, Music, Popular Culture, Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
Reich College of Education, Appalachian State University, P.O. Box 32038, Boone, NC 28608-2038.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Editor's note indicates that it is "unlikely" that the journal will continue to publish after volume 45.