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SL4005 - Speech Pathology Professional Project A

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

Enrolment in this subject is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology and the Bachelor of Speech Pathology IHCAP Programs.

In this subject students will work in small groups to address a clinical project. This project may be a service development plan, a quality activity or result in a website development for communication or swallowing (e.g. applying EBP to a specific field). It is expected that the focus will be on Rural, Remote and Indigenous speech pathology services in Northern Australia. An intercultural experience may be an option in this subject.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop competency in production of professional resources which are factual and accessible;
  • understand the rationale for EBP, including criticisms of this approach;
  • demonstrate the applicability of EBP to clinical practice;
  • have knowledge and skills of professional capacity building relating to speech pathology in local and regional communities;
  • develop competency in service quality improvement.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies.
Prerequisites: HS2401 AND HS3401 AND SL3001 AND SL3002 AND SL3004 AND SL3005 AND (SL3006 OR SL3106)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
SL4101

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Ms Louise Brown, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, Dr Samantha Siyambalapitiya.
Workload expectations:
  • 52 hours workshops/Seminars - Weeks 7 - 12 semester 1
Assessment: quizzes or tests (20%); presentations (30%); tutorial attendance and participation (5%); assignments (30%); educational material relating to projects (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Each assessment must be passed to pass the subject.

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.