Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:October, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 24 hours (4 days x 6 hours per day). |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours (including non-contact time)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorProf Gary Mcpherson
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
School of Music - Parkville
|Subject Overview:||Students will study the practice of performing and teaching instrumental and vocal music from an evidence-based perspective. A wide range of psychological issues that are of interest to musicians and music educators will be examined, with the aim of challenging participants to consider new ways of thinking about performing and teaching music performance as a result of having developed informed approaches to their own (and others) musical development.|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Attendance and contribution to seminar discussion and workshops (10%); a critical appraisal of 1,000 words on one dimension of research in performance science or music psychology (25%), due two weeks after the final class; teaching presentation on Day 4 concerning the topic of the critical appraisal (25%), and; a 4,000-word critical annotated bibliography of research in two different areas of performance science or music psychology, chosen by the student (2,000 words each, 40% total), due 6 weeks after the final class.|
A reading package consisting of the most important chapters from the above texts as well as articles from relevant journals will be distributed prior to the first class.
|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 will have enhanced the following generic skills:
Master of Music Studies |
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