01 Class Meeting Aug 13 2009

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01 Class Meeting Aug 13 2009

  1. 1. Auditory Disorders SLPA 6760 & Aural Rehab SLPA 6707 Course Overview Aug. 13, 2009
  2. 2. Dr. Ted L. Johnson, CCC-A <ul><li>Associate Professor, Elmira College Speech & Hearing program, Elmira, NY. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjunct Faculty, Audiology, Distance Learning, University of West Georgia since Fall 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Au.D. University of Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Web site: http://faculty.elmira.edu/tjohnson </li></ul>
  3. 3. Two Courses <ul><li>SLPA 6760 </li></ul><ul><li>Auditory Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Identification and assessment of auditory disorders. </li></ul><ul><li>SLPA 6707 </li></ul><ul><li>Aural Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Management of auditory disorders to improve educational and social development in children. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Steps for Success <ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE IN THE BUSINESS …. Of HUMAN COMMUNICATION. LET’S COMMUNICATE. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Steps for Success (more specific) (Hint … a little bit of work each week) <ul><li>Reading Assignments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roeser & Downs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bellis – When The Brain Can’t Hear </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal and ASHA Position Papers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discussion Board Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Exams </li></ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul><ul><li>On-line discussion available weekly. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Prerequisites <ul><li>Basic Audiology undergraduate course (s). </li></ul><ul><li>The “introductory” or review readings and discussion at the beginning of this course assume you have completed some form of basic audiology coursework. If not …. Let’s talk. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mechanics of the Course (WebCT Vista) <ul><li>Course link: http://westga.view.usg.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Check web site daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements posted to web board. </li></ul><ul><li>Course material posted by week. </li></ul><ul><li>After 3 rd week, all course material will be asynchronous; that is … can be completed at your own pace. </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments completed and posted on-line. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Schedules & Grades <ul><li>The schedule of all work due will be posted via WebCT Vista. </li></ul><ul><li>Points will be deducted for work not submitted by due date. </li></ul><ul><li>A grade of Incomplete is NOT an option elected by the student. An incomplete is utilized only upon discussion between the instructor and student PRIOR to due dates. The instructor will determine if a grade of “I” or “0” or “F”will be assigned. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Weekly Web Board Layout <ul><li>Instructor Notes. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>Study Guide Questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Journal Entry. </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Forum. </li></ul><ul><li>Assessments. </li></ul>
  10. 10. SlideShare <ul><li>Link: http://www.slideshare.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>User: uwg6760 </li></ul><ul><li>Password: carrollton </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly summaries will be posted for review. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Objectives of the Course(s) <ul><li>Syllabus Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the role of the SLP in identification of hearing loss. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Methods of identification of hearing loss. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distinguishing between varied types of disorders. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand current relative legislation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Real Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why are you taking audiology courses? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will you use the information/knowledge gained from the course? </li></ul></ul>

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