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

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Learning Outcomes

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.

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
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
  • 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
  • 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).
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC68601

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