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Title Pop-culture pedagogy in the music classroom : teaching tools from American idol to YouTube / edited by Nicole Biamonte.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Subject Music -- Instruction and study.
Popular music -- Instruction and study.
Popular culture -- Study and teaching.
Alt Name Biamonte, Nicole.
Description viii, 344 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents General tools. Appreciating the mix : teaching music listening skills through sound-mixing techniques / Benjamin Bierman ; Pod-logic : a guide to getting the most out of your iPod in the music classroom / Kathleen Kerstetter ; Global connections via YouTube : Internet video as a teaching and learning tool / Hope Munro Smith -- Teaching musicianship and music theory. Popular music in the college music theory class : rhythm and meter / Nancy Rosenberg ; Teaching traditional music theory with popular songs : pitch structures / Heather MacLachlan ; Using pop-culture tools to reinforce learning of basic music theory as transformations / James R. Hughes ; On the integration of aural skills and formal analysis through popular music / Keith Salley ; Musical representation in the video games Guitar hero and Rock band / Nicole Biamonte ; DDR at the crossroads : a report on a pilot study to integrate music video-game technology into the aural-skills classroom / Brent Auerbach, Bret Aarden, and Mathonwy Bostock ; Turntablism : a vehicle for connecting community and school music making and learning / Karen Snell -- Teaching music analysis and criticism. Using American Idol to introduce music criticism / James A. Grymes ; An analytic model for examining cover songs and their sources / Victoria Malawey ; Cotextuality in music video : covering and sampling in the Cover art video of "Umbrella" / Lori Burns, Tamar Dubuc, and Marc Lafrance ; Vocal practices and constructions of identity in rap : a case study of Young Jeezy's "Soul survivor" / Alyssa Woods ; Crunkology : teaching the southern hip-hop aesthetic / Ali Colleen Neff ; Mashup poetics as pedagogical practice / Wayne Marshall.
ISBN 9780810876637 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 624052008
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Nicole Biamonte 
Part IGeneral Tools 
1Appreciating the Mix: Teaching Music Listening Skills through Sound-Mixing Techniques / Benjamin Bierman3
2Pod-Logic: A Guide to Getting the Most out of Your iPod in the Music Classroom / Kathleen Kerstetter19
3Global Connections via YouTube: Internet Video as a Teaching and Learning Tool / Hope Munro Smith29
Part IITeaching Musicianship and Music Theory 
4Popular Music in the College Music Theory Class: Rhythm and Meter / Nancy Rosenberg47
Appendix ASelected Resources for Popular Music Drum Patterns and Rhythm Software63
Appendix BSelected Examples of Rhythms and Meters in Popular Music64
5Teaching Traditional Music Theory with Popular Songs: Pitch Structures / Heather MacLachlan73
 Appendix: Popular-Music Examples for Undergraduate Theory Topics90
6Using Pop-Culture Tools to Reinforce Learning of Basic Music Theory as Transformations / James R. Hughes95
7On the Integration of Aural Skills and Formal Analysis through Popular Music / Keith Salley109
8Musical Representation in the Video Games Guitar Hero and Rock Band / Nicole Biamonte133
9DDR at the Crossroads: A Report on a Pilot Study to Integrate Music Video-Game Technology into the Aural-Skills Classroom / Mathonwy Bostock149
10Turntablism: A Vehicle for Connecting Community and School Music Making and Learning / Karen Snell173
Part IIITeaching Music Analysis and Criticism 
11Using American Idol to Introduce Music Criticism / James A. Grymes187
12An Analytic Model for Examining Cover Songs and Their Sources / Victoria Malawey203
13Cotextuality in Music Video: Covering and Sampling in the Cover Art Video of "Umbrella" / Marc Lafrance233
14Vocal Practices and Constructions of Identity in Rap: A Case Study of Young Jeezy's "Soul Survivor" / Alyssa Woods265
15Crunkology: Teaching the Southern Hip-Hop Aesthetic / Ali Colleen Neff281
16Mashup Poetics as Pedagogical Practice / Wayne Marshall307
 About the Authors341

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