Listening and Spoken Language: Early Intervention
This course is designed to assist the practitioner with the identification and application of theory to the auditory-based spoken language development of infants and children who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH). The course focuses on the integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech skills via a family-centred approach to development.
RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Student Handbook and Practicum Handbook at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php . Completion of this course requires attendance at a compulsory campus conference. Dates and venues of campus conferences are available in the RIDBC Renwick Centre Timetable located at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php .
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Education
Semester 2 - 2014
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge/ability:
- Research associated with the listening and spoken language development of infants and children who are DHH;
- Critical analysis of early intervention listening and spoken language teaching behaviours used with children who are DHH and their families;and
- Benchmarking, goal setting and program implementation for infants and children who are DHH and their families.
Topics will include:
1.Summary of associated LSL research;
2.Infant and child developmental factors;
3.Identification of LSL early intervention teaching behaviours;
4.Family-centred practice in early intervention;
5.Adult learning styles;
6.Review of assessment, benchmarking, and reporting in early intervention;
7.Integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of infants and children using LSL; and
8.Red flags for development.
||- Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist
- LSL: Fundamentals
|Modes of Delivery
||Distance Learning : IT Based
Email Discussion Group
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
- Essays / Written Assignments - Research/critical analysis essay
- Case Scenario/PBL exercises - Case-based scenario using PBL
- Practicum/Placement - Twenty day practicum: optional course requirement
- Practicum: for 120 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
- Lecture: for 18 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
- Self Directed Learning: for 9 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
- 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).
2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6861