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The Fundamentals of Music Theory MOOC

This post is a brief introduction to the ‘Fundamentals of Music Theory‘ MOOC.  This is a really exciting project that I have been a part of for nearly a year and which launched on Coursera this week (14/07/14).

If you are interested in finding out more about the course or signing up, you can do so here:

https://www.coursera.org/course/musictheory

The course has attracted more than 78,000 people so far and they are participating from all over the world.  The following maps shows the locations of over 15,000 of the current learners:

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Dr Zack Moir is a Lecturer in Popular Music at Edinburgh Napier University, and the University of the Highlands and Islands. He has a strong research interest in popular music pedagogy, music in higher education, musical improvisation and popular music composition. Zack is also an active musician and composer performing in ensembles and as a soloist, internationally. Zack is one of the editors of the 'Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education'.

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