Syllabus and schedule for a graduate level course designed to introduce Master’s students in music theory and musicology to the academic music research process (e.g. reference tools, citation styles, types of sources, etc.) and build their skills in academic writing. The course is taught seminar style: each week features readings from Booth et. al, The Craft of Research; Sampsel, Music Research: A Handbook; and contemporary selections from various writing genres across the fields of music theory and musicology. The core assignment for the semester is a 15-18 page term paper broken down into various stages.
Instructor: Samuel Teeple; course and syllabus originally developed by Emily Wilbourne
Course: Music Bibliography and Research Methods (MUS 700)