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Module outline and aims
This course will introduce you to the instrumental techniques used to investigate speech production and their applications in the domain of speech pathology. The course consists of a theoretical component in which you will learn about the technical aspects of the analysis equipment. Furthermore, some representative research findings will be presented with respect to normal and pathological speech.
In the applied aspect of the course you will be taken through practical demonstrations and exercises relating to aspects of speech physiology (neural, respiratory, phonatory and articulatory) and speech acoustics.
You are required to have a basic knowledge of speech production processes and articulatory phonetics.
Jo Verhoeven is Reader in Phonetics at the Division of Language and Communication Science. He joined City University London in 2006 and he is a specialist in acoustic phonetics and the phonetic description of motor speech disorders.
Jo studied Germanic Languages and Linguistics at the University of Antwerp, Neurolinguistics ...