Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, 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 - 3 hours of online reading and student contributions per week. |
Total Time Commitment: A total of 120 hours (including non-contact time).
Available to MMusThrp students only. Students must have completed the following subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
|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 working in new and emerging contexts in the community and in medical settings. Lecture topics will promote the development of innovative approaches to music therapy in response to the needs of clients in contemporary contexts. This subject will challenge students to utilise music therapy theory from traditional fields in developing appropriate programs and methods of intervention in group and individual work. It will include a range of issues addressed in therapy, identifying clients who are well, disabled and have health problems. Relevant paradigms for development of original ideas will be discussed and used to frame learning.|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
On Campus Students: Two 1,500-word assignment (50% each); one due mid-semester, the other at the end of semester.
Blended Learning Students: Two 1,500-word assignment (50% each); one due mid-semester, the other at the end of semester, both submitted online.
M Pavlicevic and G Ansdell, Community Music Therapy. Jessica Kingsley, London, 2004
RR Pratt and DE Grocke, Music Medicine 3. University of Melbourne, 1998.
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 developed:
Master of Music Therapy |
Blended Learning Delivery |
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