UKE: Understanding, Knowledge, and Engagement through ‘Ukulele Project-Based Learning

Stephanie Cronenberg (Music)

What connects Portugal, the Beatles, Jack London, and Spongebob Square Pants? The ‘ukulele! In this interdisciplinary seminar, we will experience project-based learning first hand as we think about and discuss how the ‘ukulele connects to subjects in the humanities and sciences. Together, we will use kits to build our own ‘ukulele, discover how sound is produced, and learn to play our instruments. A visit to a ‘ukulele workshop may also be arranged. All students will leave the seminar with their very own handmade instrument, the basic ability to play the ‘ukulele, and the understanding of how project-based learning enhances and encourages thinking across disciplinary boundaries. This seminar is specifically designed for those with no knowledge of the ‘ukulele. No previous musical knowledge needed.

Course Number: 
01:090:101 section 13 index 11055