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Module code:PLING301(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Development of Speech Perception and Production
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser:Valerie Hazan
Organiser's location:Rm 315, Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:None (although some knowledge of basic concepts in phonetics and speech/hearing sciences is desirable) 
Module outline:This module will examine the development of speech perception and speech production during first language acquisition. In speech perception, it will review: - experimental methods used for testing speech perception in infants and older children - theoretical models of speech perception development - experimental findings regarding speech perception development in the first year of life - experimental findings regarding later development - speech development in children with hearing loss and bilingual children In speech production, it will review: - techniques for eliciting speech data in children - models of speech production development - experimental findings of speech production studies in children - issues of individual variability in speech production in children. The module will be delivered by a combination of lectures, seminars and practical sessions. The course will be supported by a Moodle site which will give access to lecture handouts, further supporting materials and a discussion forum.  
Module aims:To review the current state of knowledge on processes involved in the development of speech perception and production during language acquisition.  
Module objectives: 
Key skills provided by module:- Knowledge and understanding of the development of speech perception and production - Intellectual (thinking) skills: Logical and theoretical thinking, critical evaluation of scientific papers, reading and writing skills  
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:One essay (3,500 words) 100.00%.
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