CSD 094 Fall 2013 Syllabus: Kate Ross MS CCC-SLP
Assignments (Specific instructions for assignments are on Blackboard)
Weekly Discussion Groups (14 @ 10 points each = 140 points)
There will be weekly discussion board questions, including small group work,with related questions to the week’s lectures & readings posted on Blackboard on
Mondays at 8:00 AM.
You are expected to respond to these questions by
of that week. You will then post to two other student’s responses by
– creating discussion thread
DUE by Sunday each week.
Quizzes (3 @ 20 points each = 60 points)
There will be three quizzes on weekly lectures/readings/power point information.Quizzes will be short answer: multiple choice, true/false, and/or short essay.
Due by Sunday midnight of assigned week.
Communication Observation/Analysis of an 18 – 36 month old child (50 points)
You will observe an 18 – 36 month old child for at least an hour in a setting youchoose (ex. childcare, home, preschool). You will analyze your observationfindings and write a summary report relating to the information you’ve learned inclass lecture & readings, including outside research to support.
Be sure to includeinformation relating to receptive and expressive language, how the child relates to others, pragmatic skills, and cognition skills as they relate to communication and include in your summary how you feel the child is developing as a ‘whole child’.
Written summary report will be at least 500 words.
DUE October 13, 2013
Language Sample Analysis of 3 – 5 year old (50 points)
You will receive an assigned language sample from me that you will analyze forthe speech & language components you’ve been learning about in recent chapters.You will write a summary of your analysis relating to the information you’velearned in class lecture & readings, including outside research to support. Thiswritten summary report will be at least 500 words.
DUE October 27, 2013
Speech & Language Connections to Literacy Development (50 points)
You will research and analyze the connections between speech & languagedevelopment and early literacy skills (methods of research are provided oninstructions). You will summarize your findings relating to information you’velearned in class lectures & readings, including outside research to support. Thewritten report will be at least 500 words.
DUE November 10, 2013
Review of Research and Literature (50 points)
You will research and analyze at least three per topic professional journal articlesor books, relating to:a.
cultural aspects within communication development
a communication disorder
You may choose articles provided by the instructor as Additional Handouts, butyou need to read at least three per topic. The summary papers will relate toinformation you’ve learned in class lectures & readings and be at least 500 wordsper topic.
DUE December 8, 2013