EDUC6860

Listening and Spoken Language: Foundations

10 Units

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).

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this 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.
Multi-Term Sequence
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: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Online Activity: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6860

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