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SL3006 - Speech Pathology Practice 3

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to all students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology degree and Speech Pathology IHCAP Program(not Speech Pathology Honours students).

Students will progress with the development of their speech pathology project commenced in SL3003. This project will lead to the design of a clinical or other speech pathology review, guideline, service evaluation or service development which will be further developed and finalised in SL4005 and SL4006. This subject will require students to demonstrate the ability to finalise an answerable clinical questions and develop a final project proposal with intended methodology and time line. If appropriate, the project proposal may include an ethics application.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to conceptualise a project plan to address a clinical or professional area of need;
  • demonstrate the ability to integrate well evaluated literature into a project plan;
  • demonstrate ability to document a project plan effectively, scientifically and professionally.
Prerequisites: (SL3003 OR SL3103) AND HS3401


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Louise Brown, Dr Chris Plant
Lecturers: Dr Trish Wielandt, Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane, Dr Chris Plant.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars - Classes and supervisory meetings
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (20%); assignments (60%); peer and self evaluation (individual) (20%); progress report (individual) - hurdle (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must successfully pass all components to pass this subject. Students must attend and actively participate in at least 80% of scheduled meetings and classes.

Note: 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 official information.