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Phonology, Language and Literacy - CSCD3082

Year - 2020

Students will acquire in-depth knowledge in the study of phonology, language and literacy as they relate to children and adolescents with communication disorders. This unit will cover the interactions between phonology, language and literacy in both acquisition and disorder. Students will study advanced phonological processes and psycholinguistics, literacy, adolescent language, and language disorder resulting from childhood acquired brain injury.

1x2-hr lecture/week and 1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment tool assignment (30%), Case-based video assignment (20%), and 2-hr final exam (50%)

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051, CSCD4053, CSCD4054, CSCD4055, CSCD4056, CSCD4057, CSCD4058, CSCD4059, CSCD4060, CSCD4061, CSCD4062, CSCD4063 and CSCD4064


CSCD2057 and (CSCD1033 or CSCD2068) and (CSCD2066 or CSCD2067)


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: Senior
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 Kimberley Docking
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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