Introductory courses are designed for professionals with novice experience in the content area. Content is based on basic principles or concepts with an emphasis on developing fundamental knowledge and skills. Experienced professionals may take a course at this level for review or in preparation for more advanced content. Previous knowledge of the content area is not essential.
Intermediate courses assume some familiarity with the basic literature and some experience in professional practice within the area covered. Content will review fundamentals with an emphasis placed on the development of new knowledge in applied applications, skills, and/or procedures. Examples are often based on recent research and case studies that are complex in nature. Previous knowledge of the content area is not essential but recommended.
Advanced courses are designed for those with established experience, knowledge, and skill within the area covered. The content is designed for professionals seeking in-depth and critical discourse on a practice area or topic. Emphasis is placed on the application and review of current techniques, research findings, and future directions. The pace of the training and difficulty of concepts require more advanced knowledge and skills.
*Adapted from ASHA and AAA learning level descriptions.
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