ACOUSTICS AND PSYCHOACOUSTICS

AUD4HES

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

An understanding of the nature of sounds (acoustics) and auditory perception (psychoacoustics) is fundamental to the field of Audiology. In this subject students will develop an understanding of basic concepts that underline acoustics, psychoacoustics and speech perception and will apply this knowledge to practical aspects of audiology.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following course codes: HZHCCA, HZHCAU and must have passed HCS2IAA; OR Must be admitted in HMAUD and no other rule applies

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

An Introduction to the Psychology of Hearing

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMoore, BCJ

Year2013

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherBRILL

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Source locationN/A

Hearing Science

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEmanuel, DC & Letowski T

Year2008

Edition/Volume1st Edition

PublisherLippincott Williams and Wilkins

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Introduction to sound: acoustics for the hearing and speech sciences.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSpeaks, CE

Year1999

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherSINGULAR PUBLISHING GROUP, SAN DIEGO.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Speech Science Primer

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLawrence, JR

Year2011

Edition/Volume6TH EDN

PublisherLippincott Williams and Wilkins

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate judgement in the application of sound (acoustics to audiology
02. Demonstrate judgement in the application of perception of sound (psychoacoustic to audiology
03. Demonstrate judgement in the application of acoustic phonetics (speech acoustics to audiology

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlicja Malicka

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 21
One 2.00 h lecture per week from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 12 - 20
One 2.00 h workshop every three weeks from week 12 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Workshops begin in the 3rd week

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 30 minute in class MCQ (500 words equivalent) Assessing Module 1 MaterialN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1
One 1000 word Practical/Experimental problem based learning report Assessing Module 2 MaterialN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3
One 1000 word Practical/Experimental problem based learning report Assessing Module 3 MaterialN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO3
One 2 hour exam (2,000 words equivalent) Assessing Modules 1,2, and 3 MaterialN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3