Foundations of Communication Science PG (10266.1)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Speech Pathology|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 Ms Elizabeth CLARK (Ph: +61 2 62063962 ) INTENSIVE
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This unit explores the relevant theoretical knowledge bases and frameworks of practice related to speech, language and interaction, including language acquisition and language diversity in Australia. Students will review the cognitive and sensory-motor processes that underpin speech and language development, and be introduced to the scope and prevalence of communication disorders in children, adolescents and adults. Key areas of focus will include the description and analysis of components of language, the phonetic transcription of connected speech, cultural awareness, and analysis of patterns of real-time interaction from audio-visual recordings.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain speech, language and communication disorders according to domains of practice and in relation to elements of the ICF and interprofessional practice;
2. Describe and analyse of components of language, including form (syntax, morphology, phonology), content (vocabulary) and use (pragmatics) in relation to different stages of the lifespan;
3. Identify and transcribe speech sounds in connected speech using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA);
4. Reflect on different perspectives on cultural competence and second language acquisition; and
5. Analyse patterns of interaction and discuss language as social action.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 1, 2020
On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Assessment 1: Lifespan Group Presentation (20% )
- Assessment 2: Interaction Analysis Project (30 % overall Transcript 10% [Group mark] Presentation 20% [Individual mark] )
- Assessment 3: Exam (50 % overall Part A: Theory 30 % Part B: Transcription 20% )
- On-Campus Attendance is expected in Set Time Blocks (INTENSIVE)
- Semester 1, 2019
- Teaching Period 1, 2018
- Semester 1, 2020
4 hours per week, consisting of lectures/interactive workshops.
Must be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology. Must be enrolled in 9594 Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG.