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“Understanding the Music Business: What Is Music Worth?”
Vanderbilt's music MOOC includes video field trips
By Jeannie Naujeck | October 23, 2015
Vanderbilt University was a relatively early entrant into massive open online courses through the Coursera.org platform, with topics ranging from online games and literature to nutrition and personalized medicines.
While most of its current MOOCs (massive open online courses) teach computer programming, VU aims to offer courses from all of its schools.
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VIDL On Location: Dave Coleman of Howard’s Apartment
By Aidan Hoyal | September 30, 2015
VIDL’s Jeff Shoup and Aidan Hoyal recently joined Assistant Professor of Musicology Jen Gunderman on location at Howard’s Apartment studio to record an interview with local Nashville producer and musician, Dave Coleman.
Coleman’s studio is one of several Music City locations that will be featured in Gunderman’s upcoming course “Understanding the Music Business: What Is Music Worth?,” which will highlight perspectives from a variety of local music industry experts including Deans of local music and entertainment programs, a club owner, a tour manager, an artist manager, a radio station owner, and more.
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VIDL On Location: MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment
By Aidan Hoyal | August 21, 2015
VIDL’s Jeff Shoup and Aidan Hoyal were thrilled to join Assistant Professor of Musicology Jen Gunderman on location at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) to record interviews with Ken Paulson, Dean of the College of Media and Entertainment, and Greg Reish, Director of the Center for Popular Music. Gunderman is working with VIDL to produce Blair School of Music’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), scheduled to launch on the Coursera platform in early 2016.
Gunderman has been at the Blair School of Music since 2004, specializing in American pop and rock ’n’ roll history courses, but she is also an active studio session musician and producer, and she typically plays around 100 concerts each year with various artists.