In this course, you’ll be introduced to four twentieth-century Latin American musical styles – tango, bolero, salsa and Trova.
You’ll gain an understanding of their links to key social and political events in Latin American history. By the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate an awareness of Latin American musical culture, reflecting on cultural sensibilities in relation to history, society and language.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.