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Grillo, Elizabeth U.; Brosious, Jenna N. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2019
The current study investigated physical education (PE) student teachers' understanding of the vocal demands of their future profession, interest in participating in a voice-training program, and the current impact of the voice on quality-of-life by the "Voice Handicap Index" (VHI). Seventy-four PE student teachers completed a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Speech Communication, Teacher Effectiveness
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Miller, Kevin J. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2019
The author recounts his experience as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in the Department of Special Education at Armenian State Pedagogical University in Yerevan during the fall of 2016. He describes the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, especially as it pertains to Armenia, and explores the current state of special education in Armenia, specifically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Special Education
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Dinnes, Carly; Hux, Karen – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2018
Written expression is a high-level language process susceptible to impairment given mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI); however, minimal research exists about assessing or treating this aspect of language performance. This study's purpose was to determine the effect of a multicomponent intervention on the written expression of an undergraduate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Instruction, Intervention, Head Injuries
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Self, Trisha L.; Mitchell, Linda M.; Hess, Sean; Marble, Karissa J.; Swails, Jeffrey – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Upon entering the workplace, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are required to work on interprofessional teams, yet many of these professionals have not received adequate preservice instruction on how to collaborate. Furthermore, collaborating to provide services for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been found to improve…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Disability Identification, Allied Health Personnel
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Senner, Jill E.; Baud, Matthew R. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
An eight-step instruction model was used to train a self-contained classroom teacher, speech-language pathologist, and two instructional assistants in partner-augmented input, a modeling strategy for teaching augmentative and alternative communication use. With the exception of a 2-hr training session, instruction primarily was conducted during…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Pretests Posttests, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Special Education
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Keegan, Louise C.; Losardo, Angela; McCullough, Kim C. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
Problem-based learning and civic engagement are complementary constructivist andragogical approaches that emphasize active learning by guiding students to develop their own understanding and knowledge of a topic through experience and reflection. By providing examples of clinical cases and community-based experiences, these approaches can enhance…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Based Learning, Undergraduate Students, Citizen Participation
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Werfel, Krystal L. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of phonetic transcription training on the explicit phonemic awareness of adults. Fifty undergraduate students enrolled in a phonetic transcription course and 107 control undergraduate students completed a paper-and-pencil measure of explicit phonemic awareness on the first and last days of…
Descriptors: Phonemic Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Evidence, Phonetic Transcription
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Roseberry-McKibbin, Celeste; Pieretti, Robert; Haberstock, Keith; Estrada, Jovany – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
University instructors nationwide have been recognizing the increased importance of updating classroom teaching strategies to accommodate the needs of the millennial student generation. This article shares results of surveys of 323 university students in communication sciences and disorders and what they view as effective pedagogical strategies…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Payne, Jaimie L.; Wood, Carla – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine college students' perceptions of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and identify contributing factors that influence perceptions and reactions to students with ASD. Participants included 1,185 college students who responded to a survey in class or online. Trends in responses suggested that…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Autism
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Stone, Larissa; Pellowski, Mark W. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
This investigation assessed the factors affecting career choice among 474 current undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology and audiology students (from four universities). A 14-item questionnaire was developed that included questions related to general influence of career choice and whether or not the participants had previously been,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Speech Language Pathology, Audiology, Undergraduate Students
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Martin-Prudent, Angi; Lartz, Maribeth; Borders, Christina; Meehan, Tracy – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2016
Early identification and appropriate intervention services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing significantly increase the likelihood of better language, speech, and social-emotional development. However, current research suggests that there is a critical shortage of professionals trained to provide early intervention services to deaf and…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Hearing Impairments, Evidence Based Practice, Social Development
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Wallace, Sarah E. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
Team-based learning (TBL), although found to increase student engagement and higher-level thinking, has not been examined in the field of speech-language pathology. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of integrating TBL into a capstone course in evidence-based practice (EBP). The researcher evaluated 27 students' understanding of…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Learning, Speech Language Pathology, Student Attitudes
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Montgomery, Judy K. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
This article is an interview with Dr. Pam Enderby--a speech language therapist and professor at the Institute of General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Sheffield, Community Sciences Centre, Northern General Hospital, in the United Kingdom--conducted by Judy Montgomery, Editor in Chief, of "Communication Disorders…
Descriptors: Interviews, Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, College Faculty
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Francois, Jennifer R.; Coufal, Kathy L.; Subramanian, Anu – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
The preparation of students for professional practice in the field of early intervention has changed as a result of mandates through Part C, Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The purpose of this survey research was to describe the knowledge and skill areas, specific to early intervention, included in pre-professional curricula…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Disabilities
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Grillo, Elizabeth U.; Koenig, Mareile A.; Gunter, Cheryl D.; Kim, Sojung – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2015
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of teaching modules designed to enhance the use of critical thinking (CT), evidence-based practice (EBP), and professional writing (PW) skills by graduate students in communication sciences and disorders. Three single-session teaching modules were developed to highlight key features of CT,…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Critical Thinking, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Modules
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