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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA6349

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-01-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2032 2003-10-13
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    CSD BC 1219-000-00
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Arthur M. Guilford 49790 Guilford@chuma1.cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPA 6349 Advanced Study of Sensory Aids for Hearing Impaired

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Adv Study Sen Aid
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    SPA 6345, SPA 6348

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    This course is designed to supplement and expand on previous coursework through a discussion of advanced technical, clinical, and professional issues related to the design, measurement, and fitting of sensory aids.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course is necessary for the new Doctor of Audiology Program

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course is part of a sequence. It would not service other programs.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Au.D. or Ph.D.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    This course is designed to supplement and expand on previous coursework through a discussion of advanced technical, clinical, and professional issues related to the design, measurement, and fitting of sensory aids.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    A - Student exhibits frequent and knowledgeable contribution to class discussion.

    B - Student exhibits moderate amount or moderately informed contribution to class discussion.

    C - Student exhibits some or superficially informed contribution to class discussion.

    D - Student exhibits little or uninformed contribution to class discussion.

    C. Major Topics

    Issues in Ethics; Acclimatization/Auditory Deprivation; Directional Hearing Aids; Non-linear Hearing Aid Prescriptions; Ear Implants; Understanding Speech in Noise; Pediatric Issues; Prescribing Output; Dead Regions; Tactile Aids; Counseling Issues; Cochlear & Brainstem Implants; Digital Technology; Unconventional Amplification; and Geriatric Issues.

    D. Textbooks

    MATERIALS: The materials required for the course will consist of contemporary articles and book chapters available from the instructor.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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