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COMD 754 - Aural Habilitation of Children

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: COMD 501, COMD 504, and COMD 750 or their equivalent.

Instructor: Krystal Werfel

Note: For permission to enroll and course information, please contact Teresa Boyett in the COMD dept. at 803-777-3080.


Course Description

Effects of severe-to-profound hearing loss on a child's total development (linguistic, intellectual, social, and educational). Communication assessment and case management, including parent training, education, and counseling.


General Information

This course utilizes video streaming supplemented with Blackboard. Students can access lecture materials through Blackboard. High-speed internet access is required for video streaming.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Syllabus Information

Available online in Blackboard.(https://blackboard.sc.edu/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_1_1,Blackboard).


Assignment Information

Assignments distributed and returned through Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of July 16, 2018, 9:49 pm (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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