Advanced Course in Communication Sciences and Disorders: A Capstone Experience / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $39.28
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 34%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (6) from $39.28   
  • New (3) from $108.20   
  • Used (3) from $39.28   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$108.20
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(871)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Brand new and unread! Join our growing list of satisfied customers!

Ships from: Phoenix, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$175.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(165)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$599.95
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(34)

Condition: New
1597560030 Free Tracking number with every purchase. Satisfaction guaranteed. Orders ship within 1-2 business days.

Ships from: centerville, OH

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

This text is presents a unified model for undergraduate and graduate students. Designed to pair the students’ academic knowledge with their practical experience in a manner that is motivating and thought-provoking, the book is designed to replace or augment the course-packs and miscellaneous books currently used for these courses. The Unified Model of Communication Sciences and Disorders framework helps the student bring their previous education to bear in a fresh new learning experience. This model provides a schema for understanding the complexities of human communication and its disorders.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Adrienne B. Hancock, PhD (George Washington University)
Description: By presenting an integrated view of the communication processes, the author provides a broad presentation of why and how humans communicate.
Purpose: The author aims to provide a framework for an upper division capstone course encompassing the philosophical and scientific aspects of communication. While a course devoted to critical analysis and integration of previously learned concepts is valuable, the information in this book is presented at a rather rudimentary level and lacks the challenge of clinical application.
Audience: The author admits he uses this model for an introduction course, which seems more appropriate than for the advanced audience he aims to address in this book. Because the book adopts a broad perspective, portions may be appropriate and of interest to fields related to communication sciences and disorders (CSD).
Features: This book provides a clear and broad overview of human communication using the author's "unified model of communication disorders." Half of the book is devoted to addressing the key elements (i.e., thought, expression, reception) of this model. Also included is an overview of the discipline, philosophical and historical perspectives of CSD, and an overview of the research process. The writing and organization is logical and the book is easy to read. Considering that the material is intended for advanced readers, little novel information is presented and very few recent references are used.
Assessment: Although the material is accurate and presented clearly according to a schema of the "unified model of communication disorders," the level of critical thinking and analysis is not congruent with the title and author's stated audience of advanced students. Because one hardly needs a background in CSD to understand this book, it may be useful as an introductory text, particularly in related fields that do not focus on clinical applications of CSD. Overall, the book is very well written and arranged compared to introductory texts because the chapters highlight many aspects of human communication and introduce philosophical and theoretical perspectives in addition to the standard scientific facts.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781597560030
  • Publisher: Plural Pub Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 270
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sadanand Singh, Ph. D. Preface. To The Reader. The Unified Model of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Communication Sciences and Disorders: The Discipline. The Acquisition of Knowledge in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Perspectives on Science and Logic in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Consciousness, Language, and Thought. Expressive Language and Motor Speech Planning. Motor Speech Production. The Speech Resonating System and Acoustic Energy Transmission. The Hearing Mechanism and Accompanying Nonverbal Communication. Auditory Perception and Verbal Association. Glossary. References. Index.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)