Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015: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 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).
Available to MMusThrp students only
Study Period Commencement:
|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Katrina Skewes Mcferran
T: 13 MELB (6352) International +(61 3) 9035 5511
This subject will provide information about applications of music therapy with adult clients. Lecture topics will include a range of mental illnesses, disabilities and diseases typically found in working with adults in psychiatric, rehabilitation and geriatric settings. The theory of music therapy approaches with these client groups will be covered, 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 written examination at the end of semester (70%).
Blended Learning Students: One 1,500 word assignment (30%) due mid-semester; one written examination at the end of semester (70%) both submitted online.
Clair, A. Therapeutic Uses of Music with Older Adults. 2nd Ed. Silver Springs, MD: American Music Therapy Association, 2008.
A Reading Pack will be available from the University Bookroom.
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.
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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 |
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