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Voice and Voice Disorders - CSCD2069

Year - 2020

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.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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

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
CSCD1034 Linguistics and Phonetics or equivalent 






Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Catherine Madill
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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