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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Communication Sciences and Disorders

Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • SCSD 652 Advanced Research Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Sci & Disorders : Pro seminar in which current research topics in communication disorders will be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shari Baum, Vincent Gracco (Winter)

    • This course may be taken as an advanced course for M.Sc. students.
  • SCSD 653 Advanced Research Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Sci & Disorders : Pro seminar in which current research topics in communication disorders will be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shari Baum, Vincent Gracco (Winter)

    • This course may be taken as an advanced course for M.Sc. students.
  • SCSD 685 Research Project 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Sci & Disorders : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • SCSD 686 Research Project 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Sci & Disorders : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • SCSD 701 Doctoral Comprehensive

    Offered by: Commun Sciences & Disorders (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Communication Sci & Disorders

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

Minimum of 6 credits of graduate-level statistics from courses such as:

  • EDPE 676 Intermediate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Analysis of variance, fixed, random and mixed effects, crossed and nested designs; regression models. Computer data processing using existing packages.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 675 or equivalent.
  • EDPE 682 Univariate/Multivariate Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : General linear model as a unified data analytic system for estimation and hypothesis testing that subsumes regression, analysis of variance, and analysis of covariance for single dependent variables. Introduction to generalizations involving multiple dependent (criterion) variables. Applications oriented toward education, educational psychology and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nathan Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 676
  • EDPE 684 Applied Multivariate Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Principal methods, models, and hypothesis-testing procedures for the prediction and analysis of patterns, structure, and relationships in multivariate date, e.g., discriminant, principal components, canonical correlation, profile analyses, measurement models, factor and path analysis, repeated measures. Applications oriented toward education and educational and counselling psychology. Experience with data-analysis tools.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Krista Muis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: EDPE 682 or equivalent.
  • EPIB 621 Data Analysis in Health Sciences (4 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : Univariate and multivariate statistical techniques for continuous categorical and survival data. Topics include generalized linear models, multiple linear and logistic regression, introductory survival analysis, model selection. Maximum likelihood and Bayesean approaches will be presented.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Aurelie Labbe (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: EPIB 601 or EPIB 606, and EPIB 607 or permission of instructor.
  • EPIB 622 Scientific Communication (3 credits)

    Offered by: Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Epidemiology & Biostatistics : This course considers principles of scientific writing and or oral communications. The components of a scientific paper are reviewed, as well as elements of style. Basic elements of oral presentation to scientific audiences will also be addressed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Note: Enrolment in Epidemiology Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.
  • PSYC 650 Advanced Statistics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : A course in advanced statistics with specialization in experimental design.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Hsiu-Ting Yu (Fall)

  • PSYC 651 Advanced Statistics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Psychology : A course in advanced statistics with specialization in multivariate techniques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Any other course requirements specified for the student's individual program of study.

Faculty of Medicine—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)