Our first discussion assignment will be due by Monday, June 13 at 11:59 PM. To begin, click on the Classic Blues and Country Blues Discussion link below. Links for the two songs that you will be listening to critically may be found in the Playlist section of the website under Chapter 2.
The class has been divided into 4 randomly created discussion groups; you will automatically be taken to your group. Click on the post from me (which will be at the top), and then click on the Reply button.
DO NOT CLICK ON THE “ADD A NEW DISCUSSION TOPIC” BUTTON.
The second part of the assignment is to read some of your fellow students’ initial posts and reply substantively to one of them. (Wait until after Monday, June 13 to do this part of the assignment in order to see all of the initial posts). You don’t have to agree with the particular post that you reply to, but you need to give more than just “I really love that band too” or “yeah, I totally agree with you.” Generally a few articulate sentences will be fine for this reply. To do this part of the assignment, read through the initial posts and find one that interests you. Again, click on the Reply button, enter your text, and when you are finished, click on the Post to forum button. As with the initial post, after submitting the substantive reply you will have 30 minutes in which to edit it. The substantive reply is due by Friday, June 17 at 11:59 PM.
Discussion Questions for Classic Blues and Country Blues: