University of Technology Sydney

96131 Social Media in Speech Pathology

6cp; 2hpw ('live and online' teaching weeks 1, 3, 5, 10 and 12)
Requisite(s): 96123 Literature Review in Speech Pathology AND 96121 Stuttering AND 96125 Acquired Communication Disability in Adults AND 96126 Speech Pathology Clinical Practice 2
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


In this elective, students learn strategic use of social media in the field of speech pathology. They learn about using social media to access information in support of evidence-based practice and being a credible source of information on social media platforms. They gain practical skills in using social media for professional and clinical purposes, including client goals, clinical practice, knowledge translation, community engagement, social marketing of speech pathology, public health awareness, and self-directed continuous professional development.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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