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 q
uestions to the week‟s lectures & readings
posted on Blackboard on
Mondays at 8:00 AM EST.
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 information. Quizzes will be short answer: multiple choice, true/false, and/or short essay.
Posted on Wednesdays 8AM EST and
Due by Sunday midnight EST of assigned week
Communication Observation/Analysis of an 18
30 month old child (50 points)
You will observe an 18
36 month old child for at least an hour in a setting you choose (ex. childcare, home, preschool). You will analyze your observation
findings and write a summary report relating to the information you‟ve learned in
class lecture & readings, including outside research to support.
Be sure to include information 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 12, 2014
Language Sample Analysis of 3
5 year old (50 points)
You will receive an assigned language sample from me that you will analyze for the speech &
language components you‟ve been learning about in recent chapters.
You will write a summary of your analysis relating to the information
learned in class lecture & readings, including outside research to support. This written summary report will be at least 500 words.
DUE October 26, 2014
Speech & Language Connections to Literacy Development (50 points)
You will research and analyze the connections between speech & language development and early literacy skills (methods of research are provided on instructions). You will summarize your findings relating to information y
learned in class lectures & readings, including outside research to support. The written report will be at least 500 words.
DUE November 9, 2014
Diversity Reading Summary & Analysis: (50 points)
You will read at least two different articles from professional journals or from offered articles in Blackboard. One article will relate to cultural diversity and the second will relate to communication disorders or disabilities. Summarize each article thoroughly and thoughtfully, providing insights into what you learned and
how what you learned relates to what you‟ve learned in this class. Written
summary report will be at least 500 words.
DUE November 23, 2014