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Best practice exchange groups and case histories SLT28515/4115/1819/1/51
Study guide

Best practice exchange groups and case histories SLT

Academic year 2018-19
Is found in:
  • English programme for Health, Education and Welfare, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 81,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2018 () or 15.03.2019 ()

Organisation of education

Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
Lecture2,00 hours
Self-study21,00 hours
Seminar8,00 hours
Supervised independent work50,00 hours
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Van Snick Kathleen
Other teaching staff: Bens Ann
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2


We can motivate why we included this course unit in the study program

In professional life , every speech therapist faced with speech therapy / audiology issues. In this course, students learn to assist clinical reasoning namely resolving questions of therapeutic treatment , scientific research together as a group of professionals.
During group discussions, students will focus on looking for information about previously proposed themes. Through discussions, students reflect on their own behavior and that of others, and they expand their knowledge further. In this course, contact with alumni and experts from the field can take place .


The course unit comprises the following parts:
Quality Models in speech language therapy
Therapeutic interventions and clinical reasoning
Practice-based evidence

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


In The faculty teaching and examination regulations (FOER) one finds the agreements concerning sequencing for this course.

Final objectives

1. Achieve a methodically sound and efficient speech therapy/audiological intervention tailored to the care recipient

2. Offer colleagues, other professionals and trainees constructive support in performing their professional activities

3. Participate actively, and as part of a team, in an interdisciplinary context to achieve common (care) objectives

4. Develop a view about the job profile and its evolution

5. Constantly update their own knowledge of speech therapy/audiological disorders, in various domains of the discipline, along with their assessment and treatment

6. Critically and continuously reflect on their own speech therapy/audiology-related actions

7. Act in an ethically, deontologically and legally correct manner towards care recipients and colleagues

Organisation of education

group discussion guided by coach

Study guidance

Use of the electronic learning platform


Examination methods in case of non-periodic evaluation during the first examination period
The marks are constituted by 2 evaluation moments, partially determined by a group mark and an individual mark.
Group mark (60% of the marks) based on an evaluation of the proces (40%) and on an oral presentation (20%)
Individual mark (40% of the marks) based on peer assessment

Examination methods in case of non-periodic evaluation during the second examination period
Substitute assignment based on the individual shortages of the student.
The evaluation criteria are announced at the beginning of the lectures on the digital platform (Chamilo).

Study materials

2. Syllabi
English versionMandatory
  • Author: Kathleen Van Snick
  • Edition: 2017-2018

Other study materials

Templates on Chamilo

Study costs

The cost of mandatory written study materiale is estimated at about 5 euros.

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