Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011: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 and one 1-hour tutorial per week. Blended Learning Delivery - 3 hours of online reading and student contributions per week. |
Total Time Commitment: A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
|Prerequisites:||Available to MMusThrp students only.|
|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
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||This subject will provide information about applications of music therapy with child clients. Lecture topics will include a range of disabilities and diagnoses typically found in working with children and young people in special education, hospital and community settings. The theory of music therapy approaches with these client groups will be provided, as well as research findings in relation to this work. Appropriate music therapy methods will be discussed in context of current practice.|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
On Campus Students: One 1,500-word assignment (30%) due mid-semester; one 3-hour examination (70%).
Blended Learning Students: One 1,500-word assignment (30%) due mid-semester; one 3-hour take home examination (70%) both submitted online.
T Wigram and J. de Backer (eds), Clinical Applications of Music Therapy in Developmental Disability, Paediatrics and Neurology. Jessica Kingsley, London, 1999.
For Blended Learning Delivery: Resources available on the LMS will include powerpoint overheads, video and audio material, blogs, wikis and discussion board forums along with information about weekly tasks 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:
Master of Music Therapy |
Blended Learning Delivery |
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