Listening and Spoken Language: School Age Children

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 school age children who are deaf/hard of hearing (D/HH). The course focuses on the assessment, facilitation, and if necessary, remediation of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, and socio-emotional, and speech skills via an integrated approach to learning. RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Student Handbook at .

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

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Research associated with the listening and spoken language development of school age children who are DHH;
  2. Critical analysis of listening and spoken language teaching behaviours used with school age children who are DHH; and
  3. Benchmarking, goal setting and program implementation for school age children who are DHH.

Summary or associated LSL research; 1. School-age child developmental factors; 2. Changing role of the family; 3. Integration of linguistic, auditory, cognitive, socio-emotional and speech development of school age children using LSL; 4. Red flags for development; 5. Review of assessment, benchmarking, and reporting for school-age children; 6. Identification and analysis of LSL teaching behaviours used with school age children; 7. Working with allied colleagues;and 8. Supporting classroom teachers. 9. LSL pedagogical practices

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Assumed Knowledge - Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist - LSL: Fundamentals
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Research/critical analysis essay
  • Case Scenario/PBL exercises - Case-based scenario using PBL
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 9 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
  • Tutorial: for 13 hour(s) per Term 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).
  • Compulsory Course Component: Attendance at online tutorials is a compulsory.
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC68621

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