Proceedings of the Annual Conference

Sea Your Way to Success

Council of Academic Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders


Sandestin, FL
April 16-19, 2006

Edited by
Colleen M. O’Rourke

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Chair, Executive Board

Richard Hurtig, Ph.D.
University of Iowa

Executive Board

Julie J. Masterson, Ph.D.
Missouri State University
VP for Research and Academic Development
Robert A. Fox, Ph.D.
Ohio State University

Past President
James Mahshie, Ph.D..
Gallaudet University
VP for Professional Development
Colleen M. O’Rourke, Ph.D.
Georgia State University
Ellen Reuler, M.A.
Portland State University
VP for Communications
Mikael D. Z. Kimelman, Ph.D.
Duquesne University
Dianne Meyer, Ph.D.
Rush University
VP for Standards and Credentials
Judith Brasseur, Ph.D.
California State University, Chico


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Strategies for Educating Students “On the Margin”: Perspectives for Programs in Communication Disorders
Lisa A. Scott, Wren Newman and Linda Louko

President’s Address
Richard Hurtig

Survival in a Litigious Academic World
Jennifer Horner

CAA Update
Amy Wohlert

Clinical and Academic Swap Shops

Clinical Swap Shop: Remediation Strategies for Clinical Skills Remediation
Barbara Zucker and Martha Wilder Wilson

Academic Swap Shop: Innovative Approaches to Traditional Courses
Celia Hooper and Ruth Bentler

Special Interest Roundtables

Audiology Roundtable: Payment During the 4th Year AuD Experience
Dianne Meyer and Robert Novak

HIPAA Security, Privacy, and the National Provider Identifier: Strategies for Compliance in the Academic Setting
Carol Ann Raymond and Frederick Britten

A Review of IDEA ’04 and Implications for Academic Programs
Neil Snyder and Loretta Nunez

Law and Order: Developing Relationships and Contracts for Expanded Practica
Gail Whitelaw and Cheryl Messick

Linking the Undergraduate Degree to the Graduate Degree: Core Curriculum Issues
Karen Steckol, Dan Tullos, and Marc Fagelson

An Update on the Council’s Learning Object Repository Project (Discussion only, no paper presented)
Doug Martin, Ellen Reuler, Michael Chial, Julie Masterson, and Ann Lieberth

ASHA Gathering Place: New Faculty and Ph.D. Student Electronic Mentoring Community
Siylvia Quevedo and Sharon Moss

Research Doctoral Program Roundtable
Elaine Stathopoulos and Robert A. Fox

Issue II A - (re)Energizing Your Academic Faculty (for Program Chairs & Directors)
Alex Johnson and Barbara Shadden

Issue II B - (re)Energizing Your Clinical Faculty: They Keep Going and Going and Going (for Clinic Directors)
Susan Moore and Linda Louko

Current Issues

Qualifications of Clinical Educators
Lisa Lucks Mendel, Judy Brasseur, and Elizabeth McCrea

Writing Literacy into the Curriculum
Patricia Prelock, Julie Masterson, and Lynne Hewitt

Facilitating Excellence in Academic and Clinical Teaching
Rosalind R. Scudder and Wren Newman

Knowledge and Skills in the Area of Prevention
Debra Schober-Peterson, Lynn Flahive, and Mary Dale Fitzgerald

Current Issues in Audiology

A) Report on the Council’s Facilitated Meeting with AAA, ASHA, ACAE, and CAA
James Mahshie and Dianne Meyer

B) Report on Audiology Education Summit II
Neil DiSarno and Dianne Meyer

Academic & Clinical Exchanges

Finding Them and Keeping Them: Issues in the Recruitment and Retention of Faculty of Color and Women in Communication Disorders and Sciences
Dolores Battle

Linking It All Together: Course Objectives, Accreditation Standards, & Student Outcomes
Julie A. G. Stierwalt and Lisa A. Scott

The Graduate Portfolio as an Assessment Tool
Crystal Cooper and Susan Sordon

Conflict Resolution
John Bernthal

New and Used Chairs: Dwindling Resources (Discussion only, no paper presented)
James Mahshie and Neil DiSarno

New and Used Clinic Directors: Dwindling Resources
Susan Bartlett, Ruth Peaper, and Kevin McNamara

Empowering Students through Team-Based Clinical Education
Jane Wegner and Vicki McCready

Technology, Teaching, and e-Learning
Doug Martin and Wren Newman

CFCC Update
Robert Novak

Clinical Education of AuD Students: A National Perspective
Jackson Roush and Dianne Meyer

Expanding Funding Options for Your Graduate Students
Jean Blosser and Roberta DePompei

Teaching Evidence Based Practice
Randall Robey

Networking Among Small and Large CSD Programs
Nancy Creaghead and Sandra Laing

Introduction to ASHA’s Special Interest Divisions 10 (Higher Education) and 11 (Administration & Supervision) (Discussion only, no paper presented)
Lisa Scott and Wren Newman and Kenn Apel

Culturing a Culture of Professionalism in Audiology
Paul Pessis

When Students Should Say No: Teaching Ethics in the Curriculum
Celia Hooper and Tommie Robinson

Annual Meeting for Institutions in the Southern Regional Educational Board System (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV) (Discussion only, no paper presented)
Larry Molt

ASHA’s Academic Affairs Unit: What Can it Do for You? (Discussion only, no paper presented)
Stephanie Davidson, John Bernthal, Sue Hale, Loretta Nunez and Lida Wall

Plenary Session & and Business Meeting – Minutes will be posted after reviewed by Board<

Ph.D. Program Forum: Mentoring Ph.D. Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers
Moderator: Robert A. Fox
Presenters: Lawrence L. Feth and Raymond D. Kent

Honors and Awardsx

2006 Conference Registrants