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Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

CSD Program Outcomes

CSD Undergraduate Program Outcomes

WRITING (W)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate organized and professional writing skills for academic and clinical situations: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.

SPEAKING (S)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate speaking skills necessary for professional oral communication: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.

ETHICS (E)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate standards of ethical conduct.

BASIC COMMUNICATION PROCESSES (BC)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate knowledge of the basic human communication process, including the biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural basis

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS (CD)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate knowledge the etiologies, characteristics and anatomical/physiological, acoustic psychological, developmental, linguistic and cultural correlates of articulation, phonology, language, hearing, voice and fluency disorders.

THERAPY (T)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduate will demonstrate the basic foundations of treatment of communication disorders including prevention, evaluation, and intervention.

CULTURAL AWARENESS (CA)
 CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate multicultural sensitivity in the discipline of human communication sciences and disorders.
 
SELF-AWARENESS (Reflection)
CSD Program Standard: Undergraduates will demonstrate self-evaluation of effectiveness of practice.

 

UMD CSD Graduate Program Student Learning Outcomes
 
Basic Communication and Swallowing Processes
Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication process, including the biological, neurological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, and linguistic and cultural basis.
 
Speech, Language, Hearing, Communication and Swallowing Disorders and DifferencesGraduates will demonstrate knowledge of the etiologies, characteristics and anatomical/physiological, acoustic, psychological, developmental, linguistic and cultural correlates of communication and swallowing disorders:

 

  • articulation
  • fluency
  • voice and resonance, including respiration and phonation
  • receptive and expressive language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics) in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and manual modalities
  • hearing, including the impact on speech and language
  • swallowing (oral, pharyngeal, esophageal, and related functions, including oral function for feeding; orofacial myofunction)
  • cognitive aspects of communication (attention, memory, sequencing, problem-solving, executive functioning)
  • social aspects of communication (including challenging behavior, ineffective social skills, lack of communication opportunities)
  • communication modalities (including oral, manual, augmentative, and alternative communication techniques and assistive techniques
 
Ethical Conduct, Contemporary Professional Issues
Graduates will demonstrate standards of ethical conduct.

 

  • contemporary professional issues
  • certification, specialty recognition, licensure, and other relevant professional credentials.
Research
Graduates will demonstrate integration of research principles into evidence-based practice.
Clinical Skills
Graduates will demonstrate the basic foundations of treatment of communication disorders including:

 

  • Prevention, evaluation, and intervention
  • oral and written or other forms of communication
  • Interaction and personal qualities including counseling, collaborative, ethical practice, and professional behavior
  • effective interaction with patients, families, professionals, and other individuals as appropriate
  • application of the principles of evidence-based practice
  • self-evaluation of effectiveness of practice
Writing-Academic
Graduates will demonstrate organized and professional writing skills for academic and clinical situations: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.
Writing-Clinical
Graduates will demonstrate organized and professional writing skills for academic and clinical situations: organization, technical skills, audience and purpose.
Speaking
Graduate students will demonstrate speaking skills necessary for professional and oral communication: organization, appearance/presentation, audience and purpose.
Self-Evaluation: Clinical Skills
Graduates will demonstrate self-evaluation of effectiveness of practice.

 

 

 

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