Courses Offered in Spring 2017

HESP120: Introduction to Linguistics
An introduction to the scientific study of natural language with focus on the basic concepts of phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, with subsequent attention to the applied aspects of linguistic principles.
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    Fall 2016 Instructor: Shameka Johnson
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Michelle Morrison
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.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Winter 2016 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    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.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Jared Novick View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Jared Novick View Syllabus
HESP306: Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
This is a 4-credit course focusing on the biological and neurological bases of human speech production and human hearing, namely the anatomy, physiology, and neurology of the vocal/speech mechanism and the hearing mechanism.Specifically, respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, swallowing, and hearing will be highlighted. A strong understanding of normal anatomy and physiology is essential for the successful evaluation and treatment of patients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Donna Tippett
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.
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    Summer 2017 Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2016 Instructor: Julie Cohen
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Julie Cohen
HESP400: Speech and Language Development in Children
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang View Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Summer 2016 Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
HESP402: Language and Phonological Disorders in Children
Etiology, assessment and treatment of language and phonological disorders in children.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2014 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner View Syllabus
HESP403: Introduction to Phonetic Science
An introduction to physiological, acoustic and perceptual phonetics; broad and narrow phonetic transcription; current models of speech production and perception.
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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.
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    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
    Spring 2014 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
HESP411: Introduction to Audiology
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Samira Anderson
HESP413: Aural Rehabilitation/Habilitation
The fundamental aspects of aural rehabilitation therapy for both adults and children are introduced to students. Class time will consist of lectures, discussions, and hands-on activities.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Keena Seward
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Paula Schauer
HESP418A: Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; Audiology Option
For Hearing and Speech Sciences majors who wish to gain clinical experience in audiology.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Sharon Palmer
HESP418B: Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; Speech Pathology Option
For Hearing and Speech Sciences majors who wish to gain clinical experience in speech-language pathology.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
HESP422: Neurological Bases of Human Communication
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomy and physiology substrates of speech and language.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP611: Cognitive Disorders in Adults
Etiology, diagnosis and management of cognitive problems of adults associated with aging, brain injury and degenerative conditions.
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    Spring 2017 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.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Jan Edwards Co-Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Colleen Worthington
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Colleen Worthington
HESP632: Medical Audiology
Overview of auditory pathologies, and their assessment and management in the medical setting.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Carmen Brewer Co-Instructor: Kelly A King
HESP701: Hearing Aids II
Advanced issues in amplification technology, prescriptive hearing aid selection, and management of amplification systems for special populations.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2014 Instructor: Rochelle Newman
HESP730: Vestibular-ocular Assessment and Management (Electrophysiologic Measures II)
Advanced principles and methods of evaluating vestibular-ocular functio using electrophysiologic measures. Includes rehabilitative issues pertaining to balance disorders and advanced electrophysiologic measures of auditory system function.
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    Spring 2017 Instructor: Chris Zalewski