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Unformatted text preview: College of Communication Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders CSD306K: Introduction to Communication Disorders (#06335) Spring 2011 Course : CSD 306K: Introduction to Communication Disorders Time : TTh 2:00-3:30 Place : CMA2.320 Prerequisite(s) : Undergraduate standing 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 Teaching Assistants : Required Text Gillam, R., Marquardt, T. & Martin, F. (eds.) (2011) Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, 2 nd Ed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, Publishers. DESCRIPTION The 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. Understanding of the concepts presented in the course will be assessed by means of tests. 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 : Chapter 1 *Communication across the lifespan The building blocks of speech and language Stages in the develop of speech and language Reading: Chapter 2 *Social and cultural aspects of communication...
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