Special Topics

Course code SPTH4120Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Designed to allow for advanced level study in areas of recent theoretical and empirical research in the field of speech pathology. Students undertake an individualised learning program (ILP) arranged in consultation with the course co-ordinator. This course is an elective within the Bachelor of Speech Pathology.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will demonstrate the ability to:

1. Evaluate current approaches to a specific area of speech-language pathology and relevance for speech pathology practice.
2. Evaluate the extent to which empirical research supports the approach.
ContentReview of recent theoretical and empirical research in the field of speech-language pathology. Review of principles of evidence based practice
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of core SPTH courses at 3000 level and below.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsWritten assignment 2,500 words 50%
ReportsReport 50%
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term