15h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits
|Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy||3 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
The course is based on an in-depth understanding of the principles underpinning the assessment of different levels of language, as well as on a critical analysis of the assessment tools, especially from a psychometric point of view. In addition, there are plenty of practical exercises. Besides the quantitative assessment of the results, special attention will be paid to the qualitative aspects of the assessment through the analysis of profiles and the types of errors
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
The learning outcomes are defined according to the speech & language therapy competency framework.
This course mainly targets the assessment competence. The critical learning outcomes specifically targeted are: identifying the stages of an assessment procedure; gathering information and results relating to speech & language therapy; correcting and interpreting results relating to an assessment; taking well-argued and justified decisions in relation to an assessment.
For the professional relations competence, the critical learning outcomes specifically targeted are: adopting the appropriate positioning in terms of language, attitude and dress code; showing respect towards your peers; communicating clearly and politely.
Regarding the expertise competence, the targeted learning outcomes are: adopting a self-assessment approach, modifying your practice based on feedback.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Command of basic statistics such as averages, standard deviation and testing the normality of distribution. Command of the development references of oral language.
LOGO5005-1 - Language development
LOGO5006-1 - Perception and speech production
This course isn't open to students whose mother tongue isn't French.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
This course has differents parts.
-the teaching of the essential notions concerning the assessment principles of the different levels of oral language,
-exercises that train students in assessment
Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)
The course includes
-a face-to-face part ;
-a distance-learning part (through eCampus) offering practical exercises. Students will practice representative exercises in class and via Blackboard, but students must be able to administer, correct and interpret all the tests included in INAMI's exhaustive list.
Recommended or required readings
Course notes and exercices are available on Blackboard
Exam(s) in session
A written exam is held in June and September. It will focus on both the theory relating to assessment and practical exercises. If students don't successfully each part of the written exam, they will receive a fail.
Training in the administration of oral language assessment tests is highly recommended, as some of the questions on the exam may require you to be familiar with different protocols.
Organisational remarks and main changes to the course
Course available online via the 'Blackboard' link in the MyULiege 'Courses' thumbnail
Anne-Lise Leclercq AL.Leclercq@uliege.be
Elise Brassart firstname.lastname@example.org
Association of one or more MOOCs
Notes will be available on eCampus.