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English
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 26 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

How can music influence the body to support fitness and rehabilitation?

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 61 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Unit 1 introduction - part 1of 26m
Unit 1 introduction - part 2 of 28m
Neuroscience perspective - introduction1m
Neuroscience perspective8m
Introducing Dr Patsy Tan4m
Working in hospitals9m
Live and recorded music8m
The art of offering music to patients7m
5 readings
Course overview10m
Start of course survey10m
Podcast by Dr Wendy Magee35m
Journal articles by Imogen Clarke, Jeanette Tamplin and Julian Winn O'Kelly1h
Design a program to achieve a physical health outcome45m
1 practice exercise
Unit 1 - worth 10% of your final grade20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

How can music motivate the mind to promote academic achievement?

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Unit 2 introduction - part 2 of 25m
Cognitive psychology - introduction1m
Cognitive psychology perspective9m
Introducing Professor Gary McPherson3m
How music motivates the mind - part 1 of 212m
How music motivates the mind - part 2 of 212m
3 readings
Podcast by Dr Daphne Rickson35m
Journal articles by Susan Hallam and Alex Crooke1h
Design a program to achieve a personal learning outcome45m
1 practice exercise
Unit 2 - worth 10% of your overall grade20m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

How can music reflect the psyche to improve mental health?

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 67 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Unit 3 introduction - part 2 of 25m
Psychodynamic therapy perspective - introduction1m
Psychodynamic therapy perspective9m
Introducing Benedikte Scheiby1m
The work of Mary Priestley6m
Individual music therapy11m
Music and emotions7m
Research and theoretical foundations14m
3 readings
Podcast by A/Prof Randi Rolvsjord27m
Journal articles by Jinah Kim and Laura Medcalf1h
Design a program in order to explore a personal issue45m
1 practice exercise
Unit 3 - worth 10% of your overall grade20m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

How can music foster intimacy to strengthen relationships?

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 57 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Unit 4 introduction - part 2 of 26m
Communicative musicality perspective10m
Introducing Dr Stephen Malloch12m
We are all musical12m
Being present in music9m
3 readings
Podcast by Mercedes Pavlicevic28m
Journal articles by Helen Shoemark and Elizabeth McLean1h
Design a program to strengthen a personal relationship45m
1 practice exercise
Unit 4 - worth 10% of your overall grade20m

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