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 Jean M Smitley

Jean M Smitley

Associate Professor

Office: 2209 - Human Services
Phone: 217-581-2712
Email: jmsmitley@eiu.edu

Jean Smitley's Vita

Frequently Taught Courses

  • Clinical Practicum Supervisor (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Supervisor of Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Instructor - CDS 1100, Phonetics
  • Instructor - CDS 5500, Behavior Management
  • Instructor - CDS 2700, Phonological Development
  • Instructor - CDS 2100, Phonetics/Phonological Development
  • Instructor - CDS 5400, Special Topics in Supervision
  • Instructor - CDS 2000, Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • Instructor - CDS 3900, Clinical Techniques
  • Instructor - CDS 5800, Grand Rounds
  • Acting Clinic Director - 1994-95, Spring 1997

Education

EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY                     
Master of Science, 1988
Major: Speech Pathology
 
EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY                    
Bachelor of Science, 1987
Major: Speech Pathology

Professional Organizations

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS;
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • East Central Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 
OFFICES HELD IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS;
  • President-Elect for ECISHA
    • 1989-1990
  • President for ECISHA
    • 1990-1991
  • Representative Council of ISHA
    • Elected Representative of ECISHA
    • 1991-1993, 1993-1995
  • Elected East Representative Councilor at Large
    • 1994-1997
  • Member, ISHA Media Committee
    • 1992-1995
  • Member, ISHA Supervision Committee
    • 1995-present; Co-chair- 1996-2000; Chair – 2002-present
  •  Vice President for Professional Affairs/Services, ISHA, 2005-08

Selected Publications

McCormick, C., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. (2002). A Sound Start: Phonemic Awareness Lessons for Reading Success.  New York, NY.  The Guilford Press.
 

Selected Conference Presentations

PRESENTATIONS/RESEARCH:
 
Smitley, J., ALanguage Processing@, SPE 4520 Class at Eastern Illinois University,
Charleston, IL, 1990.
 
Smitley, J., AParental Involvement with Young Children=s Speech/Language
Development@, ELE 2321 Class at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 1993.
 
Smitley, J., ALanguage Development@, ELE 2321 Class at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 1994.
 
Smitley, J., AAuditory Processing@, SPC 2100 Class at Eastern Illinois University,
Charleston, IL, 1995.
 
Smitley, J., & Calvert, L., ACollaboration B How to Make it Work for You@, Staff
Development Workshop B Douglas Elementary School, Danville, IL, 1996.
 
Goldacker, F., Smitley, J., & Calvert, L., AA Comparison of three Methods of Obtaining ASHA Observation Hours@, Eastern Illinois University college of Sciences Symposium, Charleston, IL, 1996.
 
Smitley, J., Goldacker, F., & Calvert, L., AObtaining ASHA Observation Hours: Is There a Better Way?@, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, 1996.
 
Calvert, L., & Smitley, J., ACurrent Professional Issues for Speech-Language Pathologists@, Mt. Vernon Conference, Mt. Vernon, IL, 1996.
 
Calvert, L., Goldacker, F., & Smitley, J., AA Comparison of Three Methods of Obtaining ASHA Observation Hours@, The 27th Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders, Memphis, TN, 1997.
 
Smitley, J., & Throneburg, R., ASpeech-Language Pathologist=s Role in Facilitating Phonological Awareness Skills@, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, 1998.
 
Smitley, J., & Duckworth, K., AA Comparison of Individual vs. Classroom-based Intervention for Phonological Awareness@, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, 1998.
 
Smitley, J., & Throneburg, R., APhonological Awareness and How it Relates to Reading: What is the SLP Role?@, Tazewell-Mason Counties Special Education Association, 1998.
 
Nelson, C., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J., APhonological Awareness Training: Effects on Phonological Awareness and Reading Skills@, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1998.
 
Nulty, M., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J., AImpact of Fast ForWord Training on Phonologic Awareness, Reading and Other Language Skills@, Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 1999.
 
Nelson, C. & Smitley, J. APhonological Awareness Training: Effects on Phonological Awareness and Reading Skills@,   The 29th Annual Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders, Memphis, TN, 1999.
 
Nulty, M., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J., AImpact of Fast ForWord Training on Phonologic Awareness, Reading and Other Language Skills@, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association,, 1999.
 
Hilgenberg, K., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. AKindergarten Phonological Awareness Training: Effects on 1st Grade Reading Skills@,  Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2000.
 
Smitley, J. APhonological Awareness Development and How It Relates to Reading@, SPE 4925 class at Eastern Illinois University, February 2000.
 
Throneburg, R., McCormick, C. & Smitley, J. APhonological Awareness: Language-Literacy Connection@ Eastern Illinois Area of Special Education, October 2000.
 
Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. APhonemic Awareness: Development, Prevention, Remediation@ Macon-Piatt Educational Conference, November 2000.
 
Throneburg, R., Smitley, J. & Hilgenberg, K. AIndividual Student Differences in Phonological Awareness Training in Kindergarten@ Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association@, November 2000.
 
Smitley, J. & Goldacker, F. AGraduate Student, SLPA, & CFY Supervision: Is it Different?@ Presented at the Speech-Language Pathologists in Supervisory Roles conference at the Parkland Business Development Center, January 2001.
 
Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. APhonological Awareness: One Piece of the Language-Literacy Puzzle@ South Central Speech-Language-Hearing Association, February, 2001.
 
 
Throneburg, R., Smitley, J. & Hilgenberg, K. AIndividual Phonological Awareness Intervention for Children with Phonetically Based Reading Difficulties@ Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association@, February 2001.
 

Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. APhonological Awareness: One Piece of the Language-Literacy Puzzle@ Wabash Ohio Valley Special Education District, March, 2001.
 
Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. “Phonemic Awareness and Other Language Skills to Facilitate Learning to Read” Presented at the Project R.E.A.L. workshop for Kirby School District in Tinley Park, IL, June, 2001.
 
Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. “Language and its Relationship to Reading:  SLP’s Role in Prevention and Intervention” Presented at the Kaskaskia Special Education District in Centralia, IL, October, 2001.
 
Throneburg, R., Smitley, J. & Hilgenberg, K. AIndividual Phonological Awareness Intervention for Children with Phonetically Based Reading Difficulties@ Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association@, November, 2001.
 
Smitley, J., Goldacker, F. & Calvert, L. “Supervision Across Settings” Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, February, 2002.
 
Weaver, S., Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. “Phonological Awareness Training for Speech and Language Impaired First Graders” Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, February, 2002.
 
Throneburg, R. & Smitley, J. “Phonemic Awareness:  One Piece of the Language-Literacy Puzzle” Presented at the Vermillion Association of Special Education, March, 2002.
 
Smitley, J. “Phonemic Awareness:  Development and Intervention”  Presented at the South Eastern Area of Special Education, June, 2002.
 
Smitley, J. & Throneburg, R. “Language and Its Relationship to Reading” Presented at the Will-Grundy Speech-Language-Hearing Association, May, 2003.
 
Catto, J., Throneburg, R., & Smitley, J. “An Assessment of Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Educators’, & Elementary Teachers’ Language Knowledge Related to Reading Instruction” Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, 2004.
 
Catto, J., Throneburg, R., & Smitley, J. “An Assessment of Speech-Language Pathologists, Special Educators’, & Elementary Teachers’ Language Knowledge Related to Reading Instruction” Presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November, 2004.
 
Fleming, M., Smitley, J., Callahgan, J., & Sandschafer, B. “A Sound Start with Phonemic Awareness” Presented at the Regional Fall Institute, October, 2005.
 
Watson, R., Becker, T., & Smitley, J. “Effect of Narrative Observation Notes vs. Narrative Observation Notes Coupled with Objective Data in Initiating Change in Supervisee Behavior”, presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, 2007.
 
Watson, R., Becker, T., & Smitley, J. “The Effect of Objective Data in Narrative Observation Notes on Changing Supervisee Behavior”, presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA, November, 2007.
 
Watson, R., Becker, T., & Smitley, J. “The Effect of Objective Data in Narrative Observation Notes on Changing Supervisee Behavior”, presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, 2008.
 
Smitley, J., “Strategies for Effective Supervision in Speech-Language Pathology”, presented at the Central Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association area group, April, 2008.
 
Smitley, J., “Phonological Awareness:  One Piece of the Language-Literacy Puzzle”, presented at the Mid-State Speech-Language-Hearing Association area group, November, 2008.
 
Smitley, J. “Strategies for Supervision in Speech-Language Pathology”, presented at the East Central Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association area group, December, 2008.
 
Dyke, J., Gergits, E., Veale, T., Anthony, A., & Smitley, J. “Using Visual Phonics to Supplement Phonological Awareness Intervention for Language Impaired Preschoolers”, presented as a poster at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November 2009.
 
Veale, T., Smitley, J., Anthony, A. “Visual Phonics for Treatment of Speech, Language, & Literacy Deficits”, presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November 2009.
 
Dyke, J., Gergits, E., Veale, T., Anthony, A., & Smitley, J. “Visual Phonics and Phonological Awareness Interventions to Address Language Impairment”, presented as a poster at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, 2010.
 
Gergits, E., Dyke, J., Veale, T., Anthony, A., & Smitley, J. “Visual Phonics and Phonological Awareness Interventions to Address Literacy Impairment”, presented as a poster at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, February, 2010.

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