Listening and Spoken Language: Foundations

Course code EDUC6860
Not available in 2016
2016 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 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.

Requisite

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies programs (11008 or 12365) or Master of Special Education programs (10936, 12356, or 40014).

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