Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Bryony Nayagam
This subject provides lectures in human structure and function for communication. An introduction to the auditory, respiratory, laryngeal and swallowing systems is provided, in addition to basic neuroanatomy. Students attend three laboratory sessions for guided observation and anatomical dissection classes.
On completion of this subject students should show an understanding of the structure and function of the following human body systems: hearing, balance, respiration, larynx, speech articulators, digestion and swallowing as well as an understanding of the structure and function of the human brain for sound perception, speech, language and swallowing.
2 x multiple choice (open book) online tests (10% each) throughout the semester (total 20%)
Final exam (hurdle requirement must pass) during the exam period (80%)
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Bhatnagar S. Neuroscience for the Study of Communicative Disorders: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should show:
|Links to further information:||http://www.audspeech.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Speech Pathology |
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