This module aims:
Satisfactory completion of the Autumn term assessments for Phonological development or Directed readings in phonological development or equivalent.
The work will be divided between seminars and independent study.
By the end of this module, students should:
The module will include readings on the biological underpinnings of language, implicit learning in adults and children, distributional learning, and the existence of a dual human memory system. In addition, we will present the ‘action and perception’ approach to development of Dynamic Systems theory and relate that to competing models of phonological development.