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Life Cycle Events: Literature, Music and Life Stories (12 points)


Leader: Judy Watt

Caulfield First semester 2003 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Caulfield First semester 2004 (Evening)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Major musical and literary works associated with rites of passage, mainly from the Western tradition, will be examined in terms of their uses for various occasions, along with basic skills of research, story writing and story telling. The unit enables practitioners to advise clients about planning their own lifecycle celebrations.

Assessment: Essay on music topic (3500 words): 35% + Life stories assignment (2000 words): 20% + Video presentation: 10% + Two literature essays (2000 words, 1500 words): 25% + video presentation: 10%

Contact Hours: 3 hours seminar/lecture per week

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