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Speech Pathology - Maalot Educational Network

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to define and use relevant terminology concerning the anatomical structure and physiological functioning of the human respiratory, phonatory, articulatory and resonance systems.

Instruction:

This course examines the structure of the human body as it relates to the speech process. Co- or prerequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222).  

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify types of hearing loss and identify their etiology; perform pure tone hearing threshold screenings; interpret basic audiometric data and make appropriate referrals; and identify and discuss in-depth the anatomical and physiological components of the hearing mechanism.

Instruction:

Topics include: anatomical and physiological aspects of the hearing mechanism, types of hearing loss and their etiologies; pure tone hearing threshold screenings, and interpretation of audiometric data. Instruction includes lecture and lab. Prerequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222) and Speech and Hearing Science (DES301). 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

June 2015 - Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of the effects of hearing loss on communication; understand the acoustical, educational, and psychological foundations of aural rehabilitation; describe different methods and modes of communication that are appropriate for individuals with hearing loss; and describe the multi-disciplinary nature of aural rehabilitation, especially for children. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: fundamentals of Audiology Review, hearing aids, cochlear implants, assistive listening devices, psychosocial impact of hearing loss, auditory visual information, auditory and speechreading training, communication breakdown and repair, counseling, auditory processing rehabilitation, aural rehabilitation considerations for adults and the elderly, aural rehabilitation, and considerations for children. Prerequisite: Introduction to Audiology (DES 300). 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation, Psychological impacts of hearing loss, or Pediatric Aural Rehabilitation (6/15). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: present principles and elements of the diagnostic and therapeutic process; select target behaviors for remediation and apply theory to increase and decrease those target behaviors; discuss the impact of cultural diversity upon diagnostic and therapeutic process; and perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and remediation techniques.

Instruction:

Topics include: various clinical methods, evaluation and practices, treatment, maintenance and selection of target behaviors, multicultural issues, professional issues, and the ASHA code of ethics. Pre- or co-requisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222) and two other speech courses. 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify errors in the sound system and describe them in relation to speech sound segments, distinctive features, and phonological processes; discuss the development of the sound system and phonology; describe various types of articulation tests and techniques for assessment; and discuss various approaches to treatment of articulation disorders.

Instruction:

Topics include: diagnostic and intervention strategies used for an articulation-disordered population, the overall sequence of speech acquisition, and how to identify errors in the sound system. Prerequisites: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222) and Phonetics (LIN400). 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to identify basic speech, language and hearing disorders in children and adults and discuss how they pertain to the speech and language pathologist.

Instruction:

Topics include: introduction to the common types of communication disorders and the various disorders of hearing, articulation, language, voice and fluency, juxtaposed against normal speech and language development. Pediatric and adult swallowing disorders are introduced. Methods of instruction include lecture, audio/visual materials, learner presentations, reports, and lab.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and utilize normal language theories in assessment and therapeutic procedures; identify language disorders by their characteristics and classify them  using different diagnosis; and interpret basic diagnostic data to develop appropriate therapeutic goals.

Instruction:

Topics include: exploration of assessment and intervention strategies and procedures used with a language-disordered population and characteristics of language disorders. Methods of instruction include lecture and lab. Prerequisites: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222), Normal Speech and Language Development (DES334).  

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe gross neuro-anatomy and nervous system organization; describe how information is transferred in the nervous system by neural communication; describe basic normal nervous system development; identify various neuro-pathological conditions and their effects on communication; discuss various neuro-imaging techniques and neurological examination; and describe the neurological basis of hearing, expressive and receptive language, speech and swallowing.

Instruction:

Topics include: neuroanatomy, cellular physiology, and critical organization responsible for the development and use of verbal and non-verbal language in humans. Pre- or corequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222). 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the components of language and the stages and various aspects of normal language development; analyze a language sample from a pre-school aged child; and use professional terminology connected with language development.

Instruction:

Topics include: theories of language development, language milestones, cognitive and sociological bases for development of language, bilingualism, language development during pre-school through adulthood, and social contexts of interpersonal communication. Methods of instruction include lecture, classroom exercises, and language sample analysis. Pre- or corequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222).  

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/asociate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to perceive, describe, and categorize sounds of normal and disordered speech and transcribe a speech sample using the IPA system of phonetic notation.

Instruction:

Topics include: the sound system of spoken American English and Hebrew, basic types of sounds and their related physiology, aerodynamics, and acoustic properties, how to develop the ability to perceive, describe, and categorize and transcribe the sounds of normal and disordered speech. Methods of instruction include lecture and lab. Pre- or corequisite: Introduction to Communication Disorders (DES222). 

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Speech Language Pathology, Phonetics, or Audiology (2/11) (4/16 revalidation). 

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