|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject is available to students who are enrolled in the Speech Pathology major of the Master of Rehabilitation, Graduate Diploma of Rehabilitation, or Graduate Certificate of Rehabilitation; or the Graduate Certificate of Rural Generalist Practice or Graduate Diploma of Rural Generalist Practice. Completion of this subject may be used as evidence to support an application for practising membership with Speech Pathology Australia, however students are advised to discuss suitability with Speech Pathology Australia.
This subject will extend theoretical knowledge in speech and language disorders in children. Emphasis will be on the application of evidence-based practice to optimize functional communication and quality of life. The subject will explore how evidence from a range of contexts applies to rural, remote, tropical and Indigenous communities.
|Knowledge and skills commensurate with completion of speech pathology undergraduate degree study|
|External, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019|
|Coordinator:||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane|
|Lecturers:||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||presentations (25%); assignments (60%); online discussion (15%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||Must pass all items of assessment.|
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.