SL1004 - Linguistic Development
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
This subject introduces advanced linguistics concepts as a basis for studies in speech
pathology including semantics, syntax and pragmatics, and the transcription of variation
in speech. This subject introduces how these various aspects of language are acquired
and presents an integrated overview of speech and language development.
- describe the normal development of speech and language;
- transcribe and analyse grammatical forms;
- describe how semantics and pragmatics are used to convey meanings and to achieve speakers'
- integrate and apply knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, prosody, morphology,
syntax and pragmatics to speech pathology practice.
- Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
- Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (40%) - Individual
- Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
- Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (20%) - Individual
- Must pass hurdle requirement: Participation-observation; written-reflection/reflective
task - (%) - Individual.
Special Assessment Requirements
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative
score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties;
pass every assessment item; participate in at least 80% of scheduled classes and all
professional experience activities.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 26 hours lectures
- 39 hours tutorials
- 4 hours professional Experience
- assessment and self-directed study
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest