Journal article

The impact of blended learning on professional identity formation for post-graduate music therapy students

Tom McGrath, Grace A Thompson

Australian Journal of Music Therapy | Australian Music Therapy Association | Published : 2018


The expansion of technology use in higher education creates new opportunities to access music therapy training for people living in the vast country of Australia. The emergence of the blended learning (BL) study modality (an integration of online digital media and intensive face-to-face teaching) at the University of Melbourne offers the Master of Music Therapy course to students living in rural and interstate locations. While BL study has existed in healthcare training and education for several years, there is a scarcity of literature exploring the benefits and challenges of this mode of training for music therapy. This study aimed to identify and examine the impact of the BL program on pro..

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