Psychology Unit 4 Assignment: Rock and R&B after 1970 - Music as a Cultural Artifact - Guided Listening Assignment


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Due Date: 11:59 pm EST Sunday of each Unit Points: 100

Overview: In this assignment, you will be building a presentation each Unit in which you embed a

video of a musical selection from the time period we are studying.


You will include the following information on each slide:

1. An embedded video.

2. Name of the artist performing.

3. Date of the performance/recording. (Remember, the date of the performance is not the

date that the video was uploaded to YouTube!)


• Using the PowerPoint Slideshow template include the required information for

each week.

• Submit this assignment to your instructor by the deadline in each Unit.

Unit 1: Due Sunday of Unit 1 at 11:59 PM

• Rhythm and Blues Artist

• Doo Wop Artist

Unit 2: Due Sunday of Unit 2 at 11:59 PM

• Early Rock and Roll Artist #1

• Early Rock and Roll Artist #2

Unit 3: Due Sunday of Unit 3 at 11:59 PM

MUS121 – Rhythm, Blues & Hip-Hop

Unit 1-8 Assignments: Musical Selections

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• Bob Dylan, First Song Choice

• Bob Dylan, Second Song Choice

Unit 4: Due Sunday of Unit 4 at 11:59 PM

• Led Zeppelin song that influenced hard rock or heavy metal. (for this selection you are

choosing a song by LZ)

• Heavy Metal song influenced by Led Zeppelin (for this selection, you are choosing a

song influenced by LZ, not performed by LZ)

Unit 5: Due Sunday of Unit 5 at 11:59 PM.

• Funk , First Song Choice

• Funk, Second Song Choice

Unit 6: Due Sunday of Unit 6 at 11:59 PM

• East Coast Rap

• West Coast Rap

Unit 7: Due Sunday of Unit 7 at 11:59 PM

• Socially Conscious Female Singers

• Resurgence of Blues and Rock

Unit 8: Due Monday of Unit 8 at 11:59 PM (This will be assessed as a DB assignment)

• Share your presentation to the Discussion Board so your peers can review the songs

you have chosen. Comment on two of your peers’ presentations and offer feedback

concerning their musical choices.

Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.

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Evaluation Rubric per Slide: CRITERIA Deficient Needs

Improvement Proficient

0 10 Points 20 points

Embedding of video

Video is not present.

There is a link to the video, but it is not embedded

Video is embedded

0 N/A 5 Points

Name of performer

Name not present or incorrect performer’s name

Performer’s name is present and accurate.

Date of performance

Date not present or incorrect

. Date is present and accurate.