Welcome to Sound Matters

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This course offered by The School of Design Strategies
at Parsons the New School for Design (PSDS 3703A; CRN 7451)
Course Syllabus

Homework for Week One:
Sound Journal
1. Begin to locate some sounds in the city that you would like to isolate (see the project: Listening Device). Write about these sounds and attempt to describe them in as much detail as possible.
2 write a paragraph about why you chose a course about sound this semester.

Watch this 11:00 minute video
This video from the 1940s is actually a pretty good introduction to the mechanics of the human ear.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDwUXAPQ_8U&feature=player_embedded

Next Week:
Please bring $10. We will visit the Park Avenue Armory to visit the Exhibition The Murder of Crows. Bring your sound journal (every week).

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