Learning Assessment Update

Communication Sciences and Disorders Learning Objectives

  1. To understand common research methods in the field and to develop an appreciation for the relationships between empirical research, the principal theoretical approaches, and evidence-based practice.
  2. To appreciate how individual, cultural, and linguistic differences contribute to our understanding of language and communication.
  3. To provide foundational knowledge for future study of communication sciences and disorders in graduate school.
  4. To demonstrate qualifications for post baccalaureate work in at least one of the following:
    1. entry into a health and human service profession not requiring a graduate degree;
    2. entry into a graduate program in allied health or related fields; or
    3. entry into a graduate program in communication sciences and disorders.
  5. To communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  6. To apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to issues in communication sciences and disorders by translating evidence-based practices for service provision.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to access and use technology to analyze and interpret theoretical and clinical problems in disabilities
  8. Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibilities in clinical practicum.
  9. Develop an appreciation and commitment to engage in life-long learning.

Review the entire Learning Assessment Update Communication Sciences and Disorders (.pdf file).