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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). RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Handbook at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge in the following area:

  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.

Replacing Course(s) Not Applicable
Transition Not Applicable
Industrial Experience 0
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
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Integrated Learning
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Research/critical analysis essay
  • Case Scenario/PBL exercises - Project development of teaching resources
Contact Hours
  • Problem Based Learning: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Email Discussion Group: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: This course is only available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies or the Master of Special Education (Sensory Disability).
Course Materials
  • RENWICK
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6860

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