Are you curious to learn more about PULSE, its origins, and what makes it tick? Though you must have a login and password to use PULSE, we wanted to share with you a selection of our most frequently asked questions.
What does the word PULSE stand for?
PULSE is an acronym that stands for Pre-University Learning System Experience.
What is PULSE?
PULSE is very much like an online curriculum-based textbook consisting of 10 units (Form, Rhythm, Harmony, Improvisation, Composition, Arranging, Production, Performance, and Practical) of three levels each in the virtual Study Room. The first four Units in the Study Room are based on music theory (harmony), Units five through nine are based on the application of music theory and the tenth Unit is based on practical skills. Other rooms (Jam, Listen, Practice) on the website provide a variety of resources and activities that complement the curriculum.
What is the PULSE mission?
The mission of the Berklee PULSE Music Method is to support guided teaching and learning of popular music through the innovative use of interactive online technologies.