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EDUC6861

Listening and Spoken Language: Early Intervention

10 Units

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 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 the following knowledge/ability:

  1. Research associated with the listening and spoken language development of infants and children who are DHH;
  2. Critical analysis of early intervention listening and spoken language teaching behaviours used with children who are DHH and their families;and
  3. Benchmarking, goal setting and program implementation for infants and children who are DHH and their families.
Content

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.

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge - Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist - LSL: Fundamentals
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Lecture
Experience Based Learning
Practicum
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Research/critical analysis essay
  • Case Scenario/PBL exercises - Case-based scenario using PBL
  • Practicum/Placement - Twenty day practicum: optional course requirement
Contact Hours
  • 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
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 EDUC6861

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