Fine Arts and Music Collected Works - Research Publications
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Social and applied psychological explorations of music, health, and wellbeing
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
This chapter explores the specific well-being benefits that diverse forms of musical engagement can promote from the particular perspective of the social and applied psychology of music. It surveys recent social-psychological ...
A different mode of exchange: the mamurrng ceremony of western Arnhem Land
(Australian National University Press, 2017)
In this article, I describe the unique set of circumstances that led to me becoming the recipient and focus of a Mamurrng ceremony performed by singers and dancers from the community of Warruwi on South Goulburn Island in ...
Dance movement therapy and student learning and well-being in special education
(Oxford University Press, 2017-08-04)
Dance movement therapy (DMT) is often applied to advance the education and development of children with special needs and intellectual disabilities. However, the relationship between DMT and contemporary educational theory, ...
The dance of life with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
(Dance Movement Therapy Association of Australasia, 2017)
Dance and ritual have been essential parts of the cultural and spiritual life of Australian Indigenous peoples for more than 40,000 years, used to promote health and wellbeing and share cultural knowledge. Dance movement ...
Music's Role in Facilitating the Process of Healing - A Thematic Analysis
(MDPI AG, 2017-09-01)
This qualitative study aims to understand the factors motivating Korean migrants’ participation in weekly Charismatic Prayer Meetings in a Catholic Church. As music plays a crucial role in these meetings, the paper explores ...
The PERMA well-being model and music facilitation practice: Preliminary documentation for well-being through music provision in Australian schools
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2017-06-01)
The aim of this study was to consider how we can invest in music-making to promote well- being in school contexts. Web-based data collection was conducted where researchers identified 17 case studies that describe successful ...
Older people's motivations for participating in community singing in Australia
(INTELLECT LTD, 2016-07-01)
The aim of this project was to investigate the motivations of older people who regularly attend community singing groups in Australia. Four focus group interviews were conducted with 64 participants belonging to three ...
Registered music therapists motivations and perceptions of the impact of their practices on the well-being of clients and themselves
(Australian Music Therapy Association, 2016)
Safeguarding the critically endangered cultural heritage of the Fataluku people: an e-inventory of intangible cultural elements
(Institute of Literature and Tradition, 2017)
The protection and celebration of cultural practices are vital for all people, but particularly those whose ways of life have been damaged by colonization, as has occurred in Timor‐Leste for five centuries. This ...
Effective Educational Strategies to Promote Life-Long Musical Investment: Perceptions of Educators
(FRONTIERS MEDIA SA, 2018-10-25)
While research has broadly considered the wide-ranging intellectual, social, personal, and physical benefits of active musical participation across the lifespan, there is little research that explores how music educators ...