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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2050

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
170275

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

Course aim

Develop skills in assessment procedures and data interpretation of communication functions and breakdown in persons of all ages.

Course content

Observation and assessment of people with communication disorders, describing and analysing parameters of communication, use of standardised and non-standardised assessment. Determining appropriate assessment tools considering age, cultural background, education, and cognitive level. Organizational skills, report writing skills, communication skills for reporting information to parents and other professionals.

Textbook(s)

Kenneth G. Shipley and Julie G. McAfee 2021, Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology. A resource manual, 6th, Plural Publishing.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1062 Studies in Language Development

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1000 words 50% -
Test - 20% 30 minutes
Case study 800 words 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Allied Health & Human Performance

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