Listening and Spoken Language: School Age Children

Course code EDUC6862Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course is designed to assist the practitioner with the identification and application of theory to the auditory-based spoken language development of school age children who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH). The course focuses on the assessment, facilitation, and if necessary, remediation of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, and socio-emotional, and speech skills via an integrated approach to learning.

RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Student Handbook at .

Available in 2014

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate the following skill/knowledge:
1. Research associated with the listening and spoken language development of school age children who are DHH;
2. Critical analysis of listening and spoken language teaching behaviours used with school age children who are DHH; and
3. Benchmarking, goal setting and program implementation for school age children who are DHH.
ContentSummary or associated LSL research;
1. School-age child developmental factors;
2. Changing role of the family;
3. Integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of school age children using LSL;
4. Red flags for development;
5. Review of assessment, benchmarking, and reporting for school-age children;
6. Identification and analysis of LSL teaching behaviours used with school age children;
7. Working with allied colleagues;and
8. Supporting classroom teachers.
9. LSL pedagogical practices
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledge- Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist
- LSL: Fundamentals
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsIntegrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsResearch/critical analysis essay
Case Scenario/PBL exercisesCase-based scenario using PBL
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 9 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Tutorial: for 13 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentThis course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies or the Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability).
Compulsory Course ComponentAttendance at online tutorials is a compulsory.
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6862