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Connect for Willoughby, The World of Music, 7e

David Willoughby

McGraw-Hill’s state of the art digital content platform, Connect Music, now gives students and instructors access to all the music featured in The World of Music, along with a wide range of activities, assessments, and an interactive e-book. These powerful new tools combine with Willoughby’s original and insightful approach to the music appreciation course to provide students with a unique resource that will change the way they listen to music forever.

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Key Features

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    Music Access

    Connect Music provides streaming access to high quality recordings in three ways: through the media bank, through the interactive e-book, or through the interactive listening guides.

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    Interactive Listening Guides

    The online Interactive Listening Guides are available both within the interactive eBook and as assignable exercises. The Listening Guides lead students through the complete recorded pieces within the course, focus students’ attention on musical events as they unfold, and subsequently help develop students’ listening skills.

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    Interactive Exercises for Music

    Connect offers a wide array of student activities that you can assign as practice, homework, or quizzes. These assignments include listening quizzes, critical listening worksheets, a rich bank of questions that allow you to create your own assignments, and more.

More Features

  • Integrated eBook

    When learning tools are interactive, content is more approachable and engagement is deeper. Connect includes an Integrated eBook that builds student comprehension through animation, audio and video. As part of its rich media format, students can insert and review notes, highlight text, conduct searches for specific content and interact with high-impact images.

  • Advanced Student Reporting

    The Student Activity View allows you to see your student’s progress on a given assignment and you can even see the exact version of the problem they are working on. This helps you determine where a given student may be struggling. Connect’s Section Performance report provides a dashboard view of how well your students are doing on course assignments.

Effectiveness Study

Connect Makes a Difference

Analysis of data aggregated from 34 Connect case studies featuring diverse colleges and universities in the United States showed consistent improvement in four areas:

Reduced administrative time for instructors
Increased effectiveness of lectures and more engaged students
Greater student confidence and retention rate
Higher test scores and overall grades

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