Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Individual supervision. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Students must have completed the following subject:
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|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.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Robin Stevens
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject is undertaken over the course of 2 (usually consecutive) semesters.
This subject involves students undertaking a small-scale research project in school settings or studio teaching or in an area of relevance to their work as music educators. This subject will build on the research proposal developed in the prerequisite subject (740-554 Approaches to Research - Music Education) and involve students in undertaking a review of relevant scholarly literature and then implementing the research by collecting, analysing and interpreting of data. Typically the research project would involve students in a small action research study, case study, evaluation study or survey study. The research project will be presented for assessment as a report of approximately 12,000 words.
Students will work under the supervision of the subject co-ordinator, Associate Professor Robin Stevens.
Students should make contact with the supervisor prior to semester commencement, to arrange individual consultation.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should have gained: |
|Assessment:||A 12,000-word research report (100%), to be submitted at the start of the examination period of the second consecutive semester of research.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Reading and online resources will be available, as prescribed by the Subject Coordinator.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students will have enhanced the following generic skills: |
Master of Music Studies |
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