Theoretical constructs in AAC 811

Modulekode AAK 811
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities

Theories of communication, information processing, language development and literacy acquisition are dealt with as related to persons in need of or using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The role of AAC within a bioecological, social constructivist view of disability is explored. Current research issues in the field are explored in relation to different contexts and different populations. At the end of this module the student must be able to:

  • discuss the influence of AAC on communication, information processing, language development and literacy acquisition in relation to specific cases;
  • Identify and review current research focus areas in the field
Modulekrediete 45.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 other contact sessions per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communicat
Period of presentation Year

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