2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Extends students' intercultural communication and develops knowledge, skills and attitudes as a speech pathologist working with diversity associated with language, culture, gender, race, ethnicity, SES and/or place of living, be that in urban, suburban, regional, rural or remote locations. Students explore ways to adapt profession specific assessment and intervention practices for diverse populations relevant to speech pathology practice in Australia.
- Intercultural communication and culturally responsive practice.
- Multilingualism and its development across the lifespan.
- Inclusive assessment and intervention practices that facilitate people’s access to them, irrespective of their language, culture, gender, race, ethnicity, SES and place of living. Practices include translation and interpreter service and other service delivery options, such as telehealth.
- Reflective practice.
- Attendance at relevant University cultural events such as NAIDOC.
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate the ability to conduct language sample analysis with people from diverse backgrounds||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate the ability to distinguish between difference and disorder as it relates to the addressed speech pathology range of practice areas||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||describe and justify adaptations to assessment and intervention practices to facilitate people’s access to them||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||demonstrate reflective practice as its relates to diversity in speech pathology practice||Intellectual rigour|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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