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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - SPA5132

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2038 2003-09-22
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    CSD BC 121900000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Arthur M. Guilford, Ph.D. 49790 Guilford@chuma1.cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    SPA 5132 Instrumentation

    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
    2 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Instrumentation
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    SPA 5120 Psychoacoustics, SPA 6930 Math and Physics, SPA 5506 Clinic Lab I

    Corequisites

    None

    Course Description

    Instruction in the use of clinical and laboratory instrumentation. Emphasis placed on electronic circuitry, signal generation, filtering, and calibration. Hands-on experience with equipment typically used in clinical auditory research will be provided.


  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 required sequence. This course would not service any other programs.

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

    Yes, 2 times

    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

    1. Develop an understanding of clinical and laboratory equipment commonly found in speech and hearing facilities including transducers, filters, attenuators, amplifiers, oscilloscopes, resonators, multimeters, cables, connectors, and sound level meters.

    2. Develop a working understanding of electronic circuitry, a foundation for future hearing aid courses.

    3. Develop an understanding of the stimuli used to test hearing and ways to check the calibration of those stimuli.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Develop an understanding of clinical and laboratory equipment commonly found in speech and hearing facilities including transducers, filters, attenuators, amplifiers, oscilloscopes, resonators, multimeters, cables, connectors, and sound level meters.

    2. Develop a working understanding of electronic circuitry, a foundation for future hearing aid courses.

    3. Develop an understanding of the stimuli used to test hearing and ways to check the calibration of those stimuli.

    C. Major Topics

    Instruction in the use of clinical and laboratory instrumentation. Emphasis will be placed on electronic circuitry, signal generation, filtering, and calibration. Hands-on experience with equipment typically used in clinical auditory research will be provided.

    D. Textbooks

    Silverman, F. (1999). Fundamentals of Electronics for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Allyn and Bacon.

    Curtis and Shultz (1986). Basic Laboratory Instrumentation for Speech and Hearing. Little, Brown, and Co.

    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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