“Bass Guitar Part Identification”
Bass Guitar Part Identification
Dec 1, 2004
- A drag-and-drop identification game covering the parts of the bass guitar.
- Type of Material:
- Recommended Uses:
- This applet could be used for identification practice, review, or as a quiz in a
- Technical Requirements:
- Flash plugin.
- Identify Major Learning Goals:
- Students will be able to correctly identify the parts of the bass guitar.
- Target Student Population:
- Beginning bass guitar students or others who have an interest in this
- Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
- The parts of the bass guitar are appropriately paired with their corresponding
names. Names used are Head Stock, Bridge, Pickups, Controls, and Neck.
Feedback is immediate and includes visual and audio response.
- Only five names are used and names are not randomized when the game is reset.
- Trial and error approach allows for multiple attempts during a single round. A
reset button for allows repeated attempts. Simple, non-threatening feedback
would work well with young children or adult learners.
- The site is very easy to use: users "grab" part labels and drop them over the
- Drop zones aren't consistent: some zones allow the name to be placed below or on
top of the item but not above it, for example.
- Other Issues and Comments:
- This game is simple but fun and it could be extended with additional challenges.
Students could test themselves with a stop-watch or record the number of
attempts necessary to place all labels correctly on the first try. Also, short
definitions could accompany correct answers. This would be a nice addition.
- Creative Commons: