Courses Offered in Spring 2016

HESP202: Introduction to Hearing and Speech Sciences
An introduction to communication sciences and disorders; a survey of th bases of normal speech, language and hearing ability, major forms of communicative disorders and their treatment.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jose Ortiz
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Winter 2016 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
HESP300: Introduction to Psycholinguistics
An introduction to current theories of language and an investigation of their relationship to human communication behavior. Survey of the experimental literature relating to this question.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Jared Novick View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Jared Novick
HESP311: Anatomy, Pathology and Physiology of the Auditory System
Gross anatomy of the ear and pathways for transmission of sound energy through the peripheral and central auditory system. Causes, development and effects of pathological conditions contributing to temporary or chronic hearing impairments.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2017 Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2016 Instructor: Julie Cohen
HESP400: Speech and Language Development in Children
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang View Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
HESP402: Language and Phonological Disorders in Children
Etiology, assessment and treatment of language and phonological disorders in children.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2014 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner View Syllabus
HESP407: Bases of Hearing Science
Fundamentals of hearing, including the physics of sound, anatomy and physiology of peripheral and central auditory nervous system, psychophysical procedures used in measurement of auditory sensation and perception, and topics in psychological acoustics.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Julie Cohen
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
HESP411: Introduction to Audiology
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Samira Anderson
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
HESP422: Neurological Bases of Human Communication
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomy and physiology substrates of speech and language.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Melissa D. Stockbridge
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP602: Neurological Bases of Human Communication
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomical and physiological substrates of speech and language.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP610: Language Disorders in Adults
Etiology, diagnosis and management of language problems of adults associated with aging, brain injury and degenerative conditions.
Course Offering
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP620: Speech Production Disorders Across the Lifespan
Assessment and treatment of phonological, articulatory and resonance disorders arising from various etiologies including developmental conditions, structural abnormalities, and nervous system damage.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Jan Edwards Co-Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Colleen Worthington
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Colleen Worthington
HESP636: Geriatric Audiology
Research findings are presented on the physical effects of aging on the auditory periphery and central nervous system, as well as the consequences of aging on behavioral and electrophysiologic measures of auditory function. Clinical implications in the effects of physiologic and cognitive aging on auditory performance will be discussed.
Course Offering
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant Co-Instructor: Peter Fitzgibbons
HESP701: Hearing Aids II
Advanced issues in amplification technology, prescriptive hearing aid selection, and management of amplification systems for special populations.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock
    Spring 2016 Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock Co-Instructor: Margaret McCabe
HESP706: Advanced Clinical Audiology
Advanced clinical and experimental methods of evaluating the peripheral and central auditory system using acoustic stimuli. Procedural considerations and interpretation of test results.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
HESP724: Research Design
This course focuses on experimental design and scientific writing. We discuss basic elements in the design of empirical studies, evaluation of various types of experimental and descriptive research designs, ethics in research, and how to write up the results of a research study.
Course Offering
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2014 Instructor: Rochelle Newman
HESP818C: Seminar in Language Processing; Seminar in Psycholinguistics
Advanced seminar in language processing and psycholinguistics.
Course Offering
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Jared Novick