Proceedings of the Annual Conference

The Great State of Technology:

Closing the Distance

Council of Academic Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders

The 2010 Proceedings are sponsored by

EBS Healthcare

Austin, TX
April 21-24, 2010

Edited by
Robert Hanyak, Au.D.



©No part of this publication may be reproduced in any manner, except for brief quotations. Requests for permission to duplicate papers should be forwarded to the Vice President for Communications.



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Minneapolis, MN 55426
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Chair, Executive Board

Larry H. Small, Ph.D.
Bowling Green State University

Executive Board

Brooke Hallowell, Ph.D.

Ohio University

(740) 593-1356

VP for Research and Academic Development
Craig Champlin, Ph.D.
University of Texas-Austin


Past President
Mikael D. Z. Kimelman, Ph.D.
Duquesne University

VP for Professional Development
Robert Hanyak, Au.D.

University of the Pacific



Neil DiSarno, Ph.D.

Missouri State University

(740) 593-1356

VP for Communications
Cheryl Messick, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh


Melody Harrison, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

VP for Standards and Credentials
Michael Kimbarow, Ph.D.
San Jose State University


Note: All documents indicated are in Adobe PDF format and can be read with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.




Preconference: Possibilities for Effective Teaching Online
Jace Hargis


Issue A –Distance Education Programs: Myth vs. Reality
Judith Page, Barbara Amster, Cindy Gill & Scott Griffiths


Clinical Swap Shop: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice
Mark DeRuiter and Michael Bamdad


Academic Swap Shop: Everything I Need to Know About Teaching, I Learned From Speech and Language Therapy
Tim Brackenbury and Paige Shaughnessy


CAA Update 2010
Glenn Waguespack and Susan Flesher


CFCC Update 2010
Mark DeRuiter, Ellen Reuler & Earl (Gip) Seaver


CAPCSD 2009 Research Doctoral Student Survey Update
Larry Small

Updates on Three Au.D. Programs: Purdue/IU School of Medicine, UT Dallas and Vanderbilt, and Immediate Challenges to Audiology Education and Hearing Health Care Delivery

Robert Novak, Ross Roeser, Carol Cokely & Linda Hood


Using Strengths to Renew, Refresh and Revive Your Leadership Team

Kathy Coufal, Ro Scudder, Julie Scherz & Laurie Haughey


Crisis Management - Student Tragedies

Luanne Andersson and Sue Ouellette


Multilingual/Multicultural Student Success

Elizabeth Pena and Lisa Bedore


Developing Writing Skills in Our Students

Elena Plante



CAPCSD MERLOT (the learning resource formerly known as LOEx):

Updates and Demonstrations

Carol Dudding, Marty Fischer and Mike Flahive


Using Wimba, Wikis and Widgets to Enhance Teaching

Judith Vander Woude


How to Prevent Program Murder and Suicide –

How Far Have We Come?

Nan Ratner


An Evidence-Based Model of Developing Clinical Independence

Jill Duthie


Mentoring Junior Faculty

Craig Champlin


Best Practices for Chairs – How to be a GREAT Department Chair

Celia Hooper


Best Practices for Clinic Directors

Melissa Bruce and Kathy Hillenbrand


PhD Forum: Recruitment and Retention of PhD Students and New Faculty Members

Dianne Meyer and Rob Fox


 Best Practices for Graduate Coordinators

Paula McGuire and Heidi Verticcio


Higher Education Data System (HES) Tutorial

Cheryl Messick, Loretta Nunez & Amy Eizeldin


CSDCAS Update & Future Directions

Richard Hurtig


NSSLHA for Chapter Advisors
MaryKate Harwood and Carlin Hageman


Successful Models of Academic Program Capacity Building in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Colleen O'Rourke, Nancy Alarcon, Nancy Creaghead, & Linda Hood


Public & Private Third Party Payment Systems: Information for University Speech & Hearing Clinics
Kate Romanow and Lisa Scott


SimuCaseTM: Interactive Case Studies for Student Assessment

Stacy Williams


The Council appreciates the generous support from the 2010 Annual Conference sponsors and exhibitors.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Adjuris Therapy, LLC

Blue Tree Publishing

Cengage Learning

EBS Healthcare

Estill Voice International


Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Pearson Education

Plural Publishing


SuperDuper® Publications

Typhon Group, LLC

University of the Pacific