MUS 331: Online Readings and Resources

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ONLINE READINGS

Two important reference books for MUS 331 are Measurement and Evaluation of Musical Experiences (Radocy & Boyle, 1987) and A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing (Anderson et al, ed., 2001). Below are excerpts from each book which may be used for additional reading and other assignments in MUS 331.

Measurement and Evaluation: Chapter 1

Measurement and Evaluation: Chapter 3

Measurement and Evaluation: Chapter 5

 

A Taxonomy for Learning: Chapter 5

A Taxonomy for Learning: Cognitive Levels rev. 2001

 

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ONLINE RESOURCES

On the worldwide web, there are several very helpful sites for statistics and testing. For this course, the most useful site is an engine that will calculate mean, median, and standard deviation. To save yourself countless hours of number-crunching, point your browser to:

On-Line Descriptive Statistic Calculator

 

Sites for further work with statistics that may prove helpful during the course of MUS 331 are:

An Explanation of Descriptive Statistics
Elementary Concepts in Statistics
StatCrunch (Requires registration and log-in)

 

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