syllabus306k csd - College of Communication Department of...

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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Spring, 2008 Course : CSD 306K: Introduction to Communication Disorders Time : 3:30-5:00 Place : CMA2.320 Instructor : Thomas P. Marquardt; Office : CMA7.202 (471-6831); e-mail : tmarq@mail.utexas.edu ; Office Hours : Wednesday, 1:30-3:00 or by appointment Required Text From Science to Clinical Practice . San Diego: Singular-Thomsen Learning. DESCRIPTION This course provides undergraduate students with an overview of the scientific study of communication, the people who have communication disorders, and the work of professionals in audiology, speech-language pathology, and education of the deaf. Students will learn about the variety of topics that speech, language, and hearing scientists study and about individuals that audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and deaf educators work with to improve communication. We also will discuss basic assessment and intervention practices. SUMMARY OF TOPICS Section 1. General Considerations *The professions of speech-language pathology, audiology, speech and hearing sciences, education of the deaf; licensure, certification, professional organizations, and code of ethics. *Communication disorders: characteristics and classification Reading s: Chapters 1 and 4 *Speech and language acquisition; language form, content and use; communication across the lifespan *Social and cultural aspects of communication Readings : Chapters 2 and 3 Section 2. Physical Bases of Speech and Language *Structures of the nervous system; hemispheric specialization; cerebral localization; motor pathways * Skeletal structures of respiration; muscles of inspiration and expiration; quiet and forced respiration; respiration for speech. *Cartilages, membranes and muscles of the larynx; dynamics of
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