AUD 510 - Amplification I
Semester Hours: 3
This introductory course examines the theoretical foundations of current hearing aid technology. The history of amplification and its present status in the United States and abroad is examined. The physical and electro-acoustic characteristics of hearing aids are studied. Students develop an understanding of the advantages of various types of hearing aid technology. Classes consist of lectures and hands-on experience in selecting amplification devices. Students conduct electro-acoustic measurements, make earmold impressions, hearing aid modifications and perform basic hearing aid repair techniques.
(Formerly SPCH 240A, Introduction to Hearing Aids and Related Instrumentation.)
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