Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy
School Of Education
Community Services, Education And Social Sciences
Dr. Russell Waugh
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a new Pictorial and Musical Visual Arts Program for students with severe intellectual disabilities. In particular, to learn whether the addition of classical music as background helped students improve the quality of their abstract paintings, attitudes and behaviour in class.
Riddoch, Jane V., "The effect of classical music on painting quality, attitude and behaviour for students with severe intellectual disabilities" (2006). Theses: Doctorates and Masters. Paper 95.