Listening and Spoken Language: Foundations

Course code EDUC6860
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course provides the student with an introduction to the specialised methodology auditory-based spoken language (auditory-verbal therapy/education) for children who are deaf/hard of hearing (DHH).

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. History of auditory-verbal practice;

2. Principles of auditory-verbal practice;

3. Principles of ethical practice;

4. Principles of a family-centred approach;

5. An integrated understanding of the linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of children who are DHH.

Content

Topics will include:

  1. History of auditory-verbal practice;
  2. Principles of auditory-verbal practice;
  3. Principles of ethical practice;
  4. Principles of a family-centred approach;
  5. Integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of children who are DHH;
  6. Listening and spoken language development evidence-based practice; and
  7. Listening and spoken language pedagogical practices.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies or the Master of Special Education programs.

Assumed Knowledge

- Speech Science and Speech Development - Foundations of Language and Literacy Development - Audiology for Special Educators - Speech Language and Literacy Assessment and Remediation - Inclusive and collaborative Practice in Sensory Disability - Child Development: Family and Community Contexts

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignments

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL exercises

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Online Activity

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term