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Unit of Study SPCH1003 - Foundations of Speech Pathology Practice (2023)

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Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe assessment principles and processes common to most communication disorders

interpret language sample analysis findings to inform intervention goals

demonstrate methods for documenting assessment and intervention information

describe intervention principles and processes common to most communication disorders

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Roth, FP & Worthington, CK, 2021, Treatment resource manual for speech-language pathology, Cengage Learning..
  • Shipley, KG & McAfee, JG, 2021, Assessment in speech-language pathology: a resource manual, 6th edn, Cengage Learning..
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Above textbooks are available online via MyReadings with varying levels of access e.g. 3-user licence.


Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.