SPEECH AND HEARING SCIENCES

HCS3SHS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Scientific advances over the course of the twentieth century have resulted in numerous specialised techniques for investigating sound, speech and hearing. These techniques, introduced in HCS3SHS, draw on key concepts from basic acoustics and the physics of objects in motion (also covered in HCS3SHS). They include analysis of sound waves and speech, the psychology of sound perception, as well as techniques for gauging hearing ability and hearing loss. The overall aim of HCS3SHS is to enable students to explain perceptual, acoustic, aerodynamic and physiological aspects of the speech signal in terms of relevant basic science and also gain the knowledge needed to liaise as professionals with sound technicians and engineers.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChyrisse Heine

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have successful passed HBS2ANS and HCS2ACW. And be enrolled in either HZHSSB; HZHSSP; HZHCAU; HZHAUD; HZHCCA; HZHCSB or HZHCSP courses.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPre-clinical Speech Science: Anatomy, Physiology, Acoustics, Perception.RecommendedHixon, T., Weismer, G., Hoit, J. 2007PLURAL PUBLISHING: USA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to explain the relevant basic science of sound transmission

Activities:
Lecture, practicals

02. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to interpret and apply the relevant basic science to explain human audition.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop

03. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to communicate the relevant basic science to explain psychoacoustic phenomena

Activities:
Online lectures, quizzes

04. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to analyse and explain the relevant basic science to explain speech production.

Activities:
Online lectures, quizzes

05. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to interpret and explain the relevant basic neuroscience to the speech chain.

Activities:
Lectures

06. On successful completion of this subject you should be able to describe how best to record sound and process it by computer and communicate the basic science of speech and hearing science to sound technicians and engineers

Activities:
Online lectures, quizzes, practicals

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBernice Mathisen

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 42 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 37 - 38
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 43 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 39 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 36
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 41 - 42
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 38
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour and 45-minutes final examination55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 1000-word assignment35 01, 02
Ten short on-line quizzes (equivalent 1250 words)10 03, 04, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChyrisse Heine

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 42 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 37 - 38
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 32 - 38
One 1.0 hours laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 36
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via face-to-face.

Computer Laboratory Week: 41 - 42
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 41 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 39 - 41
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 39 to week 41 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 43 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour and 45-minutes final examination55 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 1000-word assignment35 01, 02
Ten short on-line quizzes (equivalent 1250 words)10 03, 04, 06