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COMD 502 - Neurocognitive Bases of Language Behavior

Class Session: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: consent of instructor

Instructor: Elizabeth Barnes

Note: For permission to enroll and course information, please contact Teresa Boyett in the COMD dept. at 777-3080.


Course Description

Neurocognitive bases for speech and language in the central nervous system including anatomy and physiology and theoretical constructs of language.


General Information

This is a streaming video course supplemented with Blackboard. High-speed internet access is required for video streaming.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Assignment Information

There will be no written assignments for this course.


Information is accurate as of August 18, 2018, 8:37 am (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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