ERIC Number: ED081141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-May
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Educational Audiology Hard of Hearing. Final Report.
Berg, Frederick S.
The audiology curriculum of the Department of Communicative Disorders at Utah State University which has been developed to prepare specialists in clinical and/or educational management of aurally handicapped children is described. Focused upon are prevalence of children's unilateral and bilateral hearing loss, areas affected by hearing impairment (such as speech and emotions), differentiation of hard of hearing from deaf and from normal hearing children, need for more data on individual needs, and need for developing extensive state, university, and school district delivery of services. Discussed are the audiology specialty model; competency areas needed by audiology specialists; the curriculum design, which includes a five year program leading to the Master's degree; formative and summative evaluation (such as an input-output training program, or a precision teaching approach to management) either planned for or utilized in the Department; and verbal and performance competencies. (MC)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan.