Connect for Music

Connect for Music incorporates interactive listening assignments and guides, quizzes and video to create an engaging and effective learning environment.

Connect for Music Features

High quality recordings stream in three ways:

  • through the media bank
  • through the interactive e-book
  • through interactive listening guides

Interactive Listening Guides

Interactive listening guides steer students through complete recorded pieces, focusing attention on musical events as they unfold, accompanied by listening response questions that provide deeper insight.


Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.


Tegrity is a video capture and remote proctoring solution available within Connect that drives student engagement in traditional, flipped, hybrid, or fully online courses.

Connect for Music Titles

Connect 1-Semester Online Access for Music: An Appreciation
11th Edition, By Roger Kamien

Connect 1-Semester Online Access for Music: An Appreciation Brief
8th Edition, By Roger Kamien

Connect Online Access for America's Musical Landscape
7th Edition, By Jean Ferris

Connect Online Access for Experience Music
4th Edition, By Katherine Charlton

Connect Online Access for Jazz
12th Edition, By Paul Tanner and David Megill

Connect Online Access for Music: The Art of Listening

9th Edition, By Jean Ferris and Larry Worster

Connect Online Access for Rock Music Styles: A History
7th Edition, By Katherine Charlton

Connect Online Access for World Music: Traditions and Transformations
2nd Edition, By Michael Bakan

Connect Online Access for World of Music
8th Edition, By David Willoughby

Case Studies

Connect/Smartbook Motivates Students Through Customized Learning Experience

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Digital Course Solution Improves Student Success

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Instructor at Central Piedmont Community College in NC

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