COMMUNICATION AND SWALLOWING ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

HCS2CSL

2019

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Human communication and swallowing evolve across the lifespan. Through lectures, workshops, transcription and analysis of language samples, and the development of new resources for the community, you will learn about the different elements of human communication and swallowing. You will explore the underlying neurological, cognitive, perceptual, sensory and motor components that support communication and swallowing. You will be able to describe how communication and swallowing abilities develop from infancy through to old age and understand the factors that influence this development. This knowledge will provide you with a sound foundation to understand the scope of practice of speech pathology and audiology.

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Bridgman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites HCS2ACW

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroduction to speech, language and literacyPrescribedMcLeod, S. and McCormack, J (2015)Oxford University Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate a theoretical understanding of hearing, speech, language, communication and swallowing.

Activities:
Students will be provided with online learning material, workshop and lecture. They will demonstrate their learning in an online quiz and in a final exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Describe how communication and swallowing evolves over a lifespan and analyse factors that influence that development

Activities:
Students will be provided with online learning material and lecture. They will demonstrate their learning in a series of short online quizzes, a written assignment and the final exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse key communication and swallowing behaviours and reflect on whether they are considered within the normal range.

Activities:
Students will be provided with online learning material, workshop and lecture. They will demonstrate their learning in an online quiz and in the final exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to a range of communication and swallowing behaviours.

Activities:
Students will be provided with online learning material, workshop and lecture. They will demonstrate their learning in an online quiz and in the final exam.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Apply appropriate methods to obtain, record and transcribe a language sample and conduct a basic analysis of the sample.

Activities:
Students will be provided with online learning material, and a workshop. They will demonstrate their learning by obtaining, recording and transcribing a language sample and conducting a basic analysis of the sample.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHeather King

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ten 15 mins online quizzes (best 4 quiz marks contribute to subject grade) (1000 words equiv)15 01, 02, 03, 04
2 hour exam (2,000 word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual written assignment (2000- words)25 01, 02, 04
Individual written assignment (2000 words equiv)Assignment: obtaining, transcribing and analysing a language sample20 05
Group oral presentation (5 mins per student, 500 words equivalent each)15 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Bridgman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Ten 15 mins online quizzes (best 4 quiz marks contribute to subject grade) (1000 words equiv)15 01, 02, 03, 04
2 hour exam (2,000 word equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04
Individual written assignment (2000- words)25 01, 02, 04
Individual written assignment (2000 words equiv)Assignment: obtaining, transcribing and analysing a language sample20 05
Group oral presentation (5 mins per student, 500 words equivalent each)15 02, 03, 04