ALCB 400D: SPEECHREADING CHALLENGE
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Summer 2022|
|Hours:||2 lecture per week (24 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- The student will be able to discuss coping skills for dealing with hearing loss
The student will be able to:
- demonstrate receptive lip-reading—full face and side view.
- demonstrate lip-reading—visible sounds.
- identify words having visible phonemes in isolation and in varying degrees of context.
- discuss coping skills for dealing with hearing loss.
- identify visible phonemes and group them as homophenes.
- describe appropriate technological innovations for dealing with hearing loss.
- Demonstrate receptive lip-reading—full face and side view
- Receptive lip-reading (speechreading)—full face and side view
- Demonstrate lip-reading—visible sounds
- Visible phonemes (visemes), homophene groups
- Identify words having visible phonemes in isolation and in varying degrees of context
- Words in isolation
- Words in context
- Speechreading from a variety of speakers with a variety of materials
- Discuss coping skills for dealing with hearing loss
- Coping techniques
- Identify visible phonemes and group them as homophenes
- A variety of speechreading challenges including requirements for speechreading whole sentences and whole paragraphs with little or no audible information and with varied amounts of contextual information
- Describe appropriate technological innovations for dealing with hearing loss
- Using technology
- Loop systems
- FM and infrared
- Hearing aids
- Adapted telephones
- Simultaneous captioning of various speech technology
- Understanding the audiogram, questions to ask your audiologist
- Understanding the different types of hearing professionals and what they offer
- Assistive devices and when to use
- Questions for your audiologist
- Using technology
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
2. When taught online/virtual: students and faculty need internet access with Zoom-capable computer, monitor and speakers.
Method(s) of Evaluation
Instructor observation of ability to reflect course material
Participation in all classroom activities used to amplify lecture material
Pre-test on the first day of the quarter and post-test on the last day of the quarter, for students to be able to evaluate their own progress
Method(s) of Instruction
Lecture, discussion, oral presentations and demonstrations
Speechreading practice: sentences, paragraphs and other short language samples presented by a variety of speakers/models
Participating in class discussions about topics related to hearing loss and normal hearing, research in pertinent areas, hearing loss technology and speechreading/lip-reading
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
No course materials.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
- Students are encouraged to try using lip-reading/speechreading in a variety of settings (large and small gatherings, meetings, restaurants, watching television and movies)
- Luncheon for lip-reading practice organized for all lip-reading students and guests to practice communicating in noise (up to three times per year)
- Writing includes samples of spoken English that present particular challenges, descriptions of particular environments that require special adaptations or techniques to maximize communication or to enable students to remain in a conversation