Date of Last Revision

2023-05-02 18:57:51


Applied Mathematics

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2016


The mathematical method for research is used to find a solution to a problem in music theory: understanding and identifying secondary dominant chords. By reviewing and assessing the teaching methods of university professors and theory textbooks, and comparing those findings with student reviews, a new method for teaching the concept is developed. The proposed system incorporates aural, visual, and kinetic exercises to serve every learner. The literature review and sample unit plan are followed by a possible procedure for testing the effectiveness of the new method.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Curtis Clemons

First Reader

Dr. Kevin Kreider

Second Reader

Dr. James Wilding



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