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Specialist Studies 2 - CSCD5025

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
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1 hour exam (30%), 2 hour exam (50%) and recorded voice task assignment (20%)

Textbooks
Colton RH, Casper JK and Leonard R, Understanding Voice Problems: A Physiological Perspective for Diagnosis and Treatment (4th ed) Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore (2011)

Additional information
This unit of study is a prerequisite for CSCD5031 and CSCD5032 and CSCD5033.

Assumed knowledge
Anatomy of the head and neck, thorax and respiratory system.

Pre-requisites

CSCD5018

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
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: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
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
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