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Coffs Harbour
Gold Coast

Unit description

Students participate in 96hrs of work integrated learning for up to 12 weeks to demonstrate mostly independent application of acquired knowledge, skills and attributes when practicing speech pathology with paediatric and adult clients. Students compile evidence of entry level competence for both paediatric and adult populations to be showcased through the development of an online professional portfolio.

Unit content

  1. Creating the professional portfolio 
  2. Establishing a community of practice
  3. Collecting quality artefacts for the professional portfolio
  4. Writing critical reflections for the professional portfolio
  5. Monitoring the development of and applying feedback to the professional portfolio
  6. Facilitating a community of practice to support learning

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:
1demonstrate mostly independent application of acquired knowledge, skills and attributes when practicing speech pathology in a work integrated environment
2compile a portfolio of evidence to support claims for entry level competence in relation to the Competency-Based Occupational Standards of Speech Pathology and/or the Professional Standards for Speech Pathology in Australia

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

  1. demonstrate mostly independent application of acquired knowledge, skills and attributes when practicing speech pathology in a work integrated environment
  2. compile a portfolio of evidence to support claims for entry level competence in relation to the Competency-Based Occupational Standards of Speech Pathology and/or the Professional Standards for Speech Pathology in Australia

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Prescribed resources/equipment information is not currently available.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (6 across Terms 3, 4 and 5)
Workshop 1 hour (Week 1)
Placement 8 hours
Placement 8 hours
Assessment
Clinical skills (Child)SR
Clinical skills (Adult)SR
PortfolioSR

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (6 across Terms 3, 4 and 5)
Workshop 1 hour (Week 1)
Placement 8 hours
Placement 8 hours
Assessment
Clinical skills (Child)SR
Clinical skills (Adult)SR
PortfolioSR
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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