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Year Graduated with Undergraduate Degree in CDSStudent's NameFacultyHonor's Thesis TitleSummary of Research from Presentations or Publications
1999 Kara Hilgenburg Jean Smitley & Rebecca Throneburg Effects of Phonological Awareness Training in Kindergarten on Reading Skills of First Grade Students Honors Research Handout ASHA Presentation 2000
Masters Research
College of ScienceExpo
  Shara Barlage Lynn Calvert & Rebecca Throneburg Effects of Collaboration versus Pull-Out on the Improvement of Individual Short-Term Speech and Language Objectives Masters Research
2000 Ann Kaminski Gail Richard The Impact of Fast on Language Skills  
  Courtney Benefiel Lynn Calvert & Rebecca Throneburg A Descriptive Study of Service Delivery Employing Collaborative Classroom-Based or Pull-Out Service Delivery Combined Honors & Masters Research Poster/Handout from ASHA 2001
2001 Rebecca Smith Brenda Wilson The Validity of Cognitive Distance in Normal Discourse Journal Article Co-Authored by Faculty Mentor and Student Researcher
  Sara Weaver Mary Anne Hanner Communication Disorders and Sciences Students' and Vocal Students' Knowledge of Vocal Anatomy, Physiology, Hygiene, and Production Masters Research on Phonological Awareness Poster/Handout from ASHA 2003
2002 Miranda Heuerman Brenda Wilson Assessing Local and Global Coherence in Subjects with Normal Cognition Journal Article Co-Authored by Another Honors Student, Student Researcher, and Faculty Mentor
2003 Jamie Rascher Frank Goldacker The Effects of Vocal Hygiene Training on High School Cheerleaders' Voices  
  Lindsey Moffett Lynn Calvert & Rebecca Throneburg Comparison Between Different Measures of Syntactic Skills: Standardized Test and Narration Honors Research combined with Glover's Honors Research Poster/Handout from ASHA 2003
  Rebecca Traen Richard Jacques & Frank Goldacker The Efficacy of Laughter and Music as Therapy Facilitators in Aphasia  
  Miranda Glover Lynn Calvert & Rebecca Throneburg Comparison Between Different Measures of Semantic Skills: Standardized Test and Narration Results Honors Research combined with Moffett, see above

Masters Research Poster/Handout from ASHA 2004
  Joy Schmitz Gail Richard The Effects of Structured versus Non-Structured Language Sampling Methods on Expressive Language Output in Children Combined Honors & Masters Research Poster/Handout from ASHA 2004
  Jessica Catto Jean Smitley & Rebecca Throneburg A Survey of Upperclassmen in Speech-Language Pathology Special Education, and Elementary Education Regarding Areas Related to Reading Instruction Masters Research on Professional's Knowledge Poster/Handout from ASHA 2004
2004 Aimee Wheat Brenda Wilson Comparing Discourse Performance According to Elicitation Procedure Slides from ASHA 2004 poster (LINK-need to send this file yet)
2005 Amanda Poettker Brenda Wilson Neurofeedback Therapy  
  Brittney Yakey Lynn Wilkerson & Rebecca Throneburg Comparing Phonological Awareness Skills for Children with Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Children with Normal Hearing

 

Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  K. Lenee Moseley Frank Goldacker & Rebecca Throneburg A Comparison of Habitual Pitch to Derived Optimum in Normal Speakers Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Caroline Dahlstrom Gail Richard The Effect of Tactile and Vestibular Sensory Stimulation on Off-Task Behaviors in a Child with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2006 Kristina Allen Lynn Calvert & Rebecca Throneburg Traditional Scheduling versus Block Scheduling in the School Setting for Articulation Treatment Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research

 

Alyssa Hagerman Trina Becker & Rebecca Throneburg Strategies associated with improved story comprehension Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Margaret Pedziwatr Gail Richard The Use of Social Stories to Modify Inappropriate Behaviors in a Child with Autism Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Cassie Shuemaker Brenda Wilson Collaborative Referencing for Verb Therapy Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Whitney Sturm Lynn Wilkerson & Rebecca Throneburg Computer-Based Speech Perception Training for a Child with Hearing Aids Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2007 Brittany Barker Jill Fahy & Rebecca Throneburg Comprehension of Facial Expression/Emotions by Children with SLI Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Katie Pippin Jill Fahy & Rebecca Throneburg Executive Function Ability in Children with SLI and Normal Comparison Group Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research

 

Ashley Eichorst Gail Richard Comprehension of Prosody by Children with Language Disorders Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2008 Laura Colgan Trina Becker & Tina Veale  Aided Language Modeling and Requesting in Two Preschool Children with Autism  Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Danielle Laprairie Rebecca Throneburg and Lynn Calvert  Use of Facilitative Vocabulary Techniques in Teachers with Differing Views of Collaboration  Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Ashleigh Zumwalt Brenda Wilson  The Effects of Increased Cognitive Demands on the Written Discourse Ability of Young Adolescents  Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Rebecca Renaker Jean Smitley    
  Jodi Dyke Tina Veale  Phonological Awareness Intervention with Preschool Children: Changes in Receptive Language Abilities  Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2009  Jeana Probst

 Trina Becker & Gail Richard

 A Comparison of On-Task Behavior in Person-Directed vs. AAC-Directed Apraxia Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2010 Kelsey Depew  Tina Veale  Development of the Test of Inferencing
(presented ISHA, NCUR, ASHA)
 Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
   Mara Hampton Tina Veale  Visual Phonics and Phonological Awareness Interventions: Stability of Gains in Language and Literacy
(presented ISHA, NCUR, ASHA)
 Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
   Carrie Larson Rebecca Throneburg  Increasing Written Language Skills Utilizing Writing Software and Traditional Methods
(presented ISHA, ASHA, NCUR)
Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
   Hope Lorenz Frank Goldacker  Measures of Respiration in Trained Singers vs. Normal Speakers  Slides from Deparmental Presentation of Honors Research
   Katie Trainor  Jill Fahy & Rebecca Throneburg  The Relationship Between Preschool Executive Function Skills and Oral Narrative Skills
(Presented ISHA, NCUR, ASHA)
 Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2011 Leigha Graham Rebecca Throneburg & Beth Bergstrom Treating /r/ Distortions Using a Combined Approach of Visual Spectographic Feedback, Articulation Therapy and Oral Motor Awareness    (Presented ISHA, ASHA, NCUR; URSCA Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Jacqueline Liesen Jill Fahy & Rebecca Throneburg Executive Functions and Language Abilities in Elementary School (presented ISHA, ASHA, NCUR; URSCA Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Stephanie Fanale Brenda Wilson Awareness of Deficits in Persons with TBI (Presented ASHA; URSCA Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
2012 Miranda Clark Tina Veale Social Differences in High Functioning Autism versus Asperger's Syndrome (Presented at ISHA; HCIR Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Cassie Fuller Brenda Wilson Treatment for Written Narratives in TBI (presented at NCUR) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Sarah Lambeth Jill Fahy & Rebecca Throneburg Executive Function and Oral Narrative Skills in Elementary School Children (Presented at ISHA, NCUR, ASHA & ASHA Schools Conference;  URSCA Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Jill Vogt Beth Bergstrom & Rebecca Throneburg Oral Motor Skills and /r/ Production Ability (Pesented at ISHA, ASHA, NCUR;  URSCA Grant) Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research
  Brittany Wallace Tena McNamara Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Treatment: Impact on Literacy in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations Slides from Departmental Presentation of Honors Research