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Unit of Study SPT30004 - Fluency: Theory and Practice (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 measure and rate symptoms of fluency disorders using scientifically supported methods of relevance to contemporary speech pathology practice
2 demonstrate knowledge of scientific theories and other factors that contribute to contemporary understanding of the clinical presentation of fluency disorders in children and adults
3 plan and justify speech pathology assessment for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders
4 analyse and interpret speech pathology assessment data from child and adult clients with fluency disorders
5 plan evidence-based and holistic speech pathology intervention for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders
6 model speech pathology assessment and intervention practices appropriate for clients with fluency disorders

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

  1. measure and rate symptoms of fluency disorders using scientifically supported methods of relevance to contemporary speech pathology practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate knowledge of scientific theories and other factors that contribute to contemporary understanding of the clinical presentation of fluency disorders in children and adults
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. plan and justify speech pathology assessment for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. analyse and interpret speech pathology assessment data from child and adult clients with fluency disorders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. plan evidence-based and holistic speech pathology intervention for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  6. model speech pathology assessment and intervention practices appropriate for clients with fluency disorders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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