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Voice and Voice Disorders - CSCD2069

Year - 2018

This unit of study will enable students to describe, analyse and apply: i) the anatomical, physiological, aerodynamic, biomechanical, acoustic, physical and perceptual principles of vocal function; ii) principles and skills in the assessment and analysis of vocal function including basic principles of acoustic speech recording and analysis; iii) the nature of voice disorders; evaluation and management of individuals with a variety of phonatory disorders; iv) different voice techniques and facilitating vocal change in the non-disordered and disordered population.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
Listening exam (20%), voice assessment assignment (30%) and final video and written assignment (50%)

Textbooks
Colton, R.H., Casper, J.K. and Leonard, R (2011). 4th edition. Understanding Voice Problems: A Physiological Perspective for Diagnosis and Treatment. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins

Assumed knowledge
BIOS1165 and CSCD1034

Pre-requisites

BIOS1163

Prohibitions

CSCD3086

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Catherine Madill
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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