Proceedings of the Annual Conference
Focus on Teaching
Council of Academic Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Palm Harbor, FL
April 9-12, 2008
Larry H. Small, Ph.D.
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Chair, Executive Board
Celia R. Hooper, Ph.D
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Mikael D. Z. Kimelman, Ph.D.
|VP for Research and Academic Development
Robert A. Fox, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
Julie Masterson, Ph.D.
Missouri State University
|VP for Professional Development
Larry H. Small, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University
Ellen Reuler, M.A.
Portland State University
|VP for Communications
Cheryl Messick, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Lisa Lucks Mendel, Ph.D.
The University of Memphis
VP for Standards and Credentials
Ilsa Schwarz, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Issue IA – The Future of Undergraduate Education
Kim A. Wilcox
Issue IIA – Assessment: What are We Doing and Are We doing it Well?
Steve Zerwas, Nancy B. Alarcon, Alexander Goberman and Diane Niebuhr
Update on 2008 CAA Standards
Wayne Swisher and Members of the CAA Board
Clinical Swap Shop
Vicki McCready and Linda Louko
Academic Forum: Communication Strategies for Effective Leadership Linda Petrosino and Pollie Murphy
Higher Education Data System (HES): The value and benefit to the discipline
Loretta Nunez, Cheryl Messick and Colleen M. O’Rourke
CSDCAS: One for all; All from one
Julie Masterson, Richard Hurtig, Cindy Bartlett, Maurice I. Mendel, Dianne Meyer and Laura Smith-Olinde
Ph.D. Program Forum
Celia Hooper and Rob Fox
Academic and Clinical Exchanges
School Finance: Encouraging Students to Become Advocates and Influential in Monetary Decisions!
Virtual World Technology: E-Learning Tools for Communication Disorders
Stacy L. Williams
The Nuts and Bolts of Distance Learning
Lauren Bland, Barbara Brindle, Joseph Etienne, Richard Dressler and Frank Kersting
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Students and English Language Learners (ELL) in Higher Education
M. Ruth Fernandez & Mary Ann Acevedo
Polarity Management Follow-Up
Barbara Shadden and Paula R. McGuire
Developing Leadership Skills in Graduate Students through “The Art of Focused Conversations”
Jane Harris and Vicki McCready
Training New Clinical Educators: The Foundation of the Clinical Education Process
Elizabeth McCrea and Wren S. Newman
Where is the Evidence-Base for Teaching?
Rosalind Scudder and Gloria Kellum
Prelims and Praxis and Comps… oh my! Summative Assessment in Au.D. programs
James Baer and Gail M. Whitelaw
New and Used Graduate Coordinators
Jeffrey D. DiGiovanni and Scott K. Griffiths
New and Used Chairs
Mick McNeil and John Bernthal
New and Used Clinic Directors: “Used Ideas” for New Clinic Directors
Ann L. Michael and Lisa M. Crane
Contracts: From Handshakes to Headaches…
Susan Bartlett and Davida L. Parsons
Essential Functions: An Update
Ilsa Schwarz, Roberta Jackson, Patti Johnstone, Moira Mulligan and Kathy Roberts
Summary of Feedback
Audiology: Deal or No Deal? Funding the 4th Year
Gail M. Whitelaw and Dianne Meyer
Understanding and Accommodationg Students with Mental Illness
Lisa A. Scott
Telepractice: An Alternative Service-Delivery Model
Janet Gooch and Melissa Passe
Problem-Based Learning in Graduate Education
Carlin Hageman and Patricia Zebrowski
Honors and Awards
2007 Conference Registrants