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, socio-emotional, and speech skills via an integrated approach to learning.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe research associated with the listening and spoken language development of school age children who are D/HH;
  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
Assumed Knowledge Qualified Teacher of the Deaf, Audiologist, or Speech Language Pathologist LSL: Fundamentals
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Essay
  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case study, problem based learning
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 9 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
  • Tutorial: for 13 hour(s) per Term
  • General Course Requirements:: 1. Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. (Attendance at online tutorials is a compulsory.)
Course Materials
  • Renwick
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6862

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