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.
Spring 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.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
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.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Julie Cohen
HESP400: Speech and Language Development in Children
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
HESP402: Language and Phonological Disorders in Children
Etiology, assessment and treatment of language and phonological disorders in children.
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.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
HESP411: Introduction to Audiology
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
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.
HESP602: Neurological Bases of Human Communication
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomical and physiological substrates of speech and language.
HESP610: Language Disorders in Adults
Etiology, diagnosis and management of language problems of adults associated with aging, brain injury and degenerative conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
HESP818C: Seminar in Language Processing; Seminar in Psycholinguistics
Advanced seminar in language processing and psycholinguistics.
Spring 2016 Instructor: Jared Novick