CMDS320-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Spoken and Written Language Disorders in Education

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020


Further study in childhood language disorders, focusing on the assessment and treatment of school-aged children with language impairment.



Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 - (21/4-26/5)
Putaiao Koiora 275 (18/2-24/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 12:00 - (21/2-20/3)
Online Delivery (24/4-29/5)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Jayne Newbury

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Paul, Rhea, Norbury, Courtney & Gosse, Carolyn; Language disorders from infancy through adolescence: listening, speaking, reading, writing and communicating; 5th Edition; Mosby Elsevier, 2017.

Additional Course Outline Information

Academic integrity

In this course students examine theories, causes and characteristics of school-aged language disorders, including discussion of cultural variation with a focus on Māori and Pasifika culture. Students will learn best practice in assessment and treatment of school-aged children with spoken and written language impairment in educational settings, including Māori and Pasifika children in mainstream and bilingual education settings. Student’s problem-solve case data and devise case-specific interventions on the basis of research into language and learning.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $968.00

International fee $4,800.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing on the department and colleges page.

All CMDS320 Occurrences

  • CMDS320-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020