ADVANCED SEMINARS IN SPEECH PATHOLOGY

HCS5ASP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject prepares students to contribute to the continual evolution of speech pathology practice. Building on learning from HCS4ACS, HCS5AIA, HCS5AIB and HCS5TIM, students extend, apply and adapt their knowledge of speech pathology assessment, intervention and management of communication & swallowing disorders to advanced and emerging areas of speech pathology practice. In this subject, students participate in an intensive week of seminars and workshops facilitated by academic and professional leaders in the field. They also develop a professional resource for an area of advanced speech pathology practice and gain experience in presenting the key components of their resource to an audience of peers and experienced speech pathologists. This subject meets requirements of the La Trobe Essentials for the FUTURE READY program: Global Citizenship, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability Thinking. Inter-professional practice is also addressed in all components of this subject.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJennifer Oates

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed HCS5AIA & HCS5AIB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe & critically evaluate frameworks, methods & models of management, & pathways to competence for speech pathology practice with specialised clinical populations.

Activities:
Seminars, lectures, masterclasses, written assignment, oral presentation and reflective writing.

02. Describe, critique, and justify the use of recently developed instrumentation for assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders.

Activities:
Seminars, lectures, masterclasses, written assignment, oral presentation and reflective writing.

03. Describe & defend the role & scope of speech pathology practice in managing psychosocial concomitants of communication & swallowing disorders.

Activities:
Seminars, lectures, masterclasses, written assignment, oral presentation and reflective writing.

04. Analyse, integrate and apply contemporary cultural and linguistic frameworks to speech pathology management of people (neonates through to older age) from culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Activities:
Seminars, lectures, masterclasses, written assignment, oral presentation and reflective writing.

05. Competently present a conference paper that integrates and clearly communicates advanced learning from this subject.

Activities:
Oral presentation and written assignment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 16-35, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBernice Mathisen

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 28 - 35
One 6.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
"students' presentations"

Lecture/Seminar Week: 16 - 16
Five 8.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000-word individual written assignmentStudents must achieve at least 50% mark for this assignment to pass the subject.70 01, 02, 03, 04
one 5-minute oral presentation and contribution to 30-min discussion forum (equiv to 1,000 words)Students must achieve at least 50% mark for this conference presentation to pass the subject.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 500-word individual reflective piece on key learnings 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 16-35, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Oates

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 16 - 16
Five 8.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 28 - 35
Two 6.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.
"students' presentations"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 3,000-word individual written assignmentStudents must achieve at least 50% mark for this assignment to pass the subject.70 01, 02, 03, 04
one 5-minute oral presentation and contribution to 30-min discussion forum (equiv to 1,000 words)Students must achieve at least 50% mark for this conference presentation to pass the subject.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 500-word individual reflective piece on key learnings 01, 02, 03, 04