Courses Offered in Spring 2018

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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Michelle Morrison Co-Instructor: Jose Ortiz
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Michelle Morrison
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Shameka Johnson
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
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jose Ortiz
    Summer 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Winter 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
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Jared Novick
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Jared Novick View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
HESP303: Phonetic Transcription
An introduction to broad and narrow phonetic transcription, and to physiology of speech production. The primary goal of the course is to provide knowledge about phonetics and the ability to use this knowledge in an applied setting.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
HESP305: Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
Anatomy, physiology, and neurology of speech mechanism.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Marios Fourakis
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Shameka Johnson
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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Donna Tippett
    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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Rebecca Bieber
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Kelly A King
    Summer 2017 Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Kelly A King
HESP400: Speech and Language Development in Children
Analysis of the normal processes of speech and language development in children.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Yi Ting Huang
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Tonya Williams Walker
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Eusebia Mont
    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 2018 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
    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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Marios Fourakis
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Kathleen Skinker
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
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
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Jaclyn Schurman
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Julie Cohen
HESP411: Introduction to Audiology
An introduction to the field of audiology. Evaluation and remediation of hearing handicaps.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Samira Anderson
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Samira Anderson View Syllabus
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Chris Zalewski
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD View Syllabus
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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2019 Instructor: Eric Hoover
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Paula Schauer
HESP417: Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
The principles underlying the treatment of speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Fall 2017 Instructor: Kathy Dow-Burger Co-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Summer 2017 Instructor: Eusebia Mont Co-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin Co-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
    Summer 2016 Instructor: Kristin Slawson Co-Instructor: Lisa Rickard
HESP601: Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
Overview of methods of empirical research used in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The course will focus on identifying, critically analyzing, and writing about empirical research.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
HESP602: Neurological Bases of Human Communication
Basic neurology as it pertains to anatomical and physiological substrates of speech and language.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP603: Seminar in Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Communication Disorders
Overview of cultural and linguistic diversity (CLD) in general, and the impact of CLD on communication, communication disorders, and the professional practice of Speech-Language Pathology
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Eusebia Mont
HESP611: Cognitive Disorders in Adults
Etiology, diagnosis and management of cognitive problems of adults associated with aging, brain injury and degenerative conditions.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP612: Fluency Disorders
The nature of fluency disorders. Principles, methods and procedures for the clinical management of fluency disorders in children and adults.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2016 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2015 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
    Fall 2014 Instructor: Vivian Sisskin
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 2018 Instructor: Jan Edwards Co-Instructor: Kristin Slawson
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Jan Edwards Co-Instructor: Kristin Slawson View Syllabus
    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.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Kelly A King Co-Instructor: Carmen Brewer
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Carmen Brewer Co-Instructor: Kelly A King
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 2018 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Sandra Gordon-Salant Co-Instructor: Peter Fitzgibbons
HESP639C: Special Topics in Hearing and Speech Sciences; Seminar in Child Language Disorders
Seminar in Child Language Disorders
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Nicole Nguyen
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Nan Bernstein Ratner
HESP639P: Special Topics in Hearing and Speech Sciences; Seminar in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Topics include: a case study in interprofessional collaboration and decision making, professional identity (SLP, Audiology, PT, OT, Social Work, Psychologist, etc), and teamwork dynamics. Format is blended.
Course Offering
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Yasmeen Faroqi Shah
HESP701: Hearing Aids II
Advanced issues in amplification technology, prescriptive hearing aid selection, and management of amplification systems for special populations.
Course Offering
    Spring 2019 Instructor: Eric Hoover
    Spring 2018 Instructor: LaGuinn Sherlock
    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 2018 Instructor: Samira Anderson
    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 2018 Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2018 Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2017 Instructor: Stefanie Kuchinsky
    Spring 2016 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus
    Spring 2015 Instructor: Matthew Goupell View Syllabus