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 2 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 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.
Requisites
  • 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
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
Course Materials
  • Renwick
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6860
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