Week 13, Music
- Briefly discuss Comp Form pedagogy
- Look at examples of procedural music
|4:20||Study||Lecture||Why Music Intro|
|4:35||Study||Lecture||Examples of Comp Music|
|4:50||Activate+Study||Activity+Lecture||Synthesizing a Note|
|5:20||Activate+Study||Activity+Lecture||Playing a Melody|
|5:45||Activate+Study||Activity+Lecture||Generating a Melody|
|6:15||Activate||Discussion||Code To Spec|
|1||Choose a common theme that has appeared in several pieces. Discuss the theme and two example sketches.|
|2||Choose a sketch that visualizes sound. Discuss the relationship between the sound and visual.|
|3||Choose a computational sound. Try to describe the sound in detail, so that someone could recreate it without hearing it.|
|4||Choose a work with a strong audio-visual relationship that is not an audio visualization.|
|5||Many of the sounds generated have a similar sound. Choose a sketch that achieves a unique character.|
|6||The challenge is not a competition. Who won?|
We are doing music!
- Good response last week, and a high interest for more audio.
- Some very good sketches this week.
- We didn’t cover any comp sound tactics.
- We didn’t cover any comp sound precedents.
- I thought about why the music week went poorly last time, and decided that the problem isn’t that many of you don’t have a musical background. The problem is that I planned a lesson that needed one and tried to crash-course a music background it too little time, with too little knowledge.
- I really liked using these speakers.
But the real reason is:
- What do you think about me?
- I care about this class and am willing to put in as much as I expect from you
- That I’m still learning.
- Job Talk: Teaching Philosophy
- Jean Piaget: Constructivism
- Learning is an active process of reconstructing knowledge, rather than a transfer of knowledge
- Learning is rooted in experience.
- Seymour Papert: Contructionism (Epistemology and Learning Research Group)
- student-centered, project-based learning
- learning is supported by an environment rich in models of different types
- our individual knowledge is network of existing ideas and models
- learning is individual and based on available models
- I now believe that
- you can learn to be smarter, developing a strong network ideas makes learning new ideas easier
- Comp Form: student-centered, activity-based, variety of models, even the blog post
- Music: worked in reverse for me, learning about music helped me reframe my exisiting models