Speech and Hearing Sciences | Speech & Language Diagnostics
S515 | 4206 | J. Kean


The course will discuss theoretical bases of speech/language
assessment, including concepts of testing and measurement, formal and
informal diagnostic approaches. Topics such as testing, multicultural
considerations, interviewing and counseling, observational procedures
for assessing in the field will be covered.  Case presentations of
childhood speech and language disorders will be presented.  A
textbook on psychometric testing will be used, as well as a reading
packet, covering all the topics to be discussed in class.
Requirements include periodic assignments (in class and home), a
critique of a testing instrument in the field, and four exams.  A
required course for majors in Speech and Hearing Sciences.