Study Programmes 2015-2016
Assessment of oral language
Duration :
15h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :
Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3
Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3
Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3
Lecturer :
Anne-Lise Leclercq
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Course contents :
The course is based on theoritical aspects of oral language assessment, as well as practical exercices. Both quantitative and qualitative analysis of the results will be trained. Psychometric aspects of assessment tools will be discussed.
Learning outcomes of the course :
The learning outcomes are defined following the Skills Repository established by Maillart and colleagues at the University of Liège.
Trained skills: language assessment.
Targeted knowledge: knowledge of the methodological aspects of the assessment; knowledge of the assessment tools.
Targeted know-how: mastering of the assessment tools; selection of the assessment tools adapted to a specific patient.
Targeted professional attitudes: critical thinking; intellectual curiosity.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Knowledge of the basic statistical concepts (mean, standard deviation, normally distributed skills), as well as landmarks about oral language development.
Corequisite :
PSYC2142-1 - Développement du langage
PSYC5835-1 - Perception et production de la parole
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
The course is divided into two main parts: first, the teaching of the theoretical aspects about the cognitive functions underlying oral language; second, the training to the assessment of oral language through exercises.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
There will be hours of face-to-face teaching. Moreover, exercises will be proposed on e-campus (distance-learning). Finally, each student will have to administer standardized tests to a typically developing child. A short report of this evaluation will be taken into account in the final note of the year.
Recommended or required readings :
Estienne, F. & Pierart, B. (2006). Les bilans de langage et de voix. Paris : Masson.
Maillart, C. (2007). Le bilan du langage oral chez l'enfant. In M.P. Noël (Ed.), Le bilan neuropsychologique de l'enfant. Sprimont : Mardaga.
Leclercq, A.L., & Veys, E. (2014). Réflexions sur le choix des tests standardisées lors du diagnostic de dysphasie. Approche Neuropsychologique des Apprentissages chez l'Enfant, 131, 374-382.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written examination in Juni and September. Moreover, a short report will be taken into account in the final note of the year. Both the written exam and the report have to be validated to validate the course. Otherwise, a global score of 7/20 will be attributed.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
The course is available on e-campus.
Contacts :
Anne-Lise Leclercq Unité de Logopédie Clinique Rue de l'Aunaie, 30, B.38, 4000 Liège 04/366.57.78