Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
50% online and 50% intensive on Parkville Campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total commitment
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Patricia Brown
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject addresses contemporary theories and research into the processes involved in the acquisition of language, communication and early literacy development in typically developing children throughout the early childhood and early primary school years; the effects of language delay and disorder or hearing loss on the interrelationship of these processes; the development of sign language; observation, classification and assessment of preverbal and early verbal behaviours in infants and preschoolers; early vocal and gestural development, the emergence of communicative intent, first words and the transition to word combinations and rule-based language; parent-child interaction and techniques for the assessment of parent-child interaction.|
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||A written essay 2000 words (50%: due end of semester) and a written take-home exam (50%: due end of semester)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
Master of Education (Language Intervention and Hearing Impairment) |
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Lang Intv Hearing Impt)
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