Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: On Campus Delivery - One 2-hour lecture per week. Blended Learning Delivery - One 2-hour lecture per week audio recorded and accessed online. |
Total Time Commitment: A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
|Prerequisites:||880-001 Mind, Brain and Behaviour 1 and 880-002 Mind, Brain and Behaviour 1, or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Katrina Mcferran-Skewes
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||This subject will provide information about the relationship between music and the mind and body. Lecture topics will include the effect of music on the physiology of the body, mood and emotional responses to music, theories of music learning, and relevant models of research. A range of music psychology studies will be drawn upon to supplement learning and to foster understanding of how the effect of music is monitored and measured.|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
On Campus Students: Class participation across semester (20%); Class Presentation in final weeks of semester (20%); 3,000-word written assignment due at end of semester (60%).
Blended Learning Students: Weekly participation in web-based quiz/discussions (40%); 2,000 word written assignment, due at the end of semester (60%) submitted online.
D Hodges, Handbook of Music Psychology, 2nd edition. IMR Press, 1996.
For Blended Learning Delivery: Resources available on the LMS will include podcasts of lectures, powerpoint presentations, web based quizzes/discussions, information about seminars and assessment requirements.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed: |
Master of Music Therapy |
Blended Learning Delivery |
On Campus Delivery
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