COMMUNICATION DISORDERS - HISTORY, ATTITUDES AND INNOVATIONS

HCS1CDH

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The range of communication disorders considered in this subject include stuttering, cleft palate, autism, deafness, hearing loss, otitis media in indigenous populations, communication after a stroke, and other hearing disorders. Through lectures/interviews, online resources and group work, you will learn about treatments, stigma, history and the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. You will also learn about the emergent roles of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists, their professional innovations and engagement in developing countries. Your learning in this subject will be assessed through your online lecture/interview notes, a written report and exam.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of the following course codes: HZHCCA, HZHCAU, HZHCSW, HZHCSB, HZHCSP, HZHCSM, HZHCSS, HZHSSW, HZHSSB, HZHSSP, HZHSSM, HZHSSS.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBallantyne's deafness.RecommendedGraham, J & Baguley, D 2009Wiley-Blackwell
ReadingsChanging practice: implications of the World Report on Disability for responding to communication disability in under-served populations.RecommendedWylie, K, McAllister, L, Davidson, B & Marshall, J 2013IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY, FEB, VOL 15, NO 1, PP 1-13.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand, discuss and describe the impact of a communication disorder

Activities:
Students will submit one-750 word individual report that discusses a communication disorder

02. Investigate and explain current information on the incidence, treatment innovations and community attitudes to a range of communication disorders. You will understand, discuss and describe the history of speech pathology and audiology community attitudes to the treatment of a range of communication disorders.

Activities:
Students will work collaboratively in groups of 6-7 members to investigate a given communication disorder(allocated at the start of this subject), including detail about the history of and community attitude to the disorder

03. Communicate key topics in this subject, using collaborative authoring software.

Activities:
Students in groups of 6-7 members will produce a website which showcases information about their given communication disorder (allocated at the start of this subject)

04. Understand, discuss and describe the impact of a communication disorder

Activities:
Students will undertake a 1.5 online exam which test their understanding of the 9 communication disorders presented in the subject.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students work in small groups"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group project (equiv to 1,000 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
One journal report (equiv to 750 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly on-line quizzes (6 marks each - equivalent 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"student work in small groups"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group project (equiv to 1,000 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
One journal report (equiv to 750 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly on-line quizzes (6 marks each - equivalent 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online"

Collaborative Based Learning
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"students work in small groups"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group project (equiv to 1,000 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
One journal report (equiv to 750 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly on-line quizzes (6 marks each - equivalent 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 days collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"students work in small groups"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group project (equiv to 1,000 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
One journal report (equiv to 750 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly on-line quizzes (6 marks each - equivalent 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAbby Foster

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"students work in small groups"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group project (equiv to 1,000 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
One journal report (equiv to 750 words).20 01, 02, 03, 04
Ten weekly on-line quizzes (6 marks each - equivalent 2000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04