Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Jennifer Friberg

Ed.D., CCC-SLP/L, ASHA Fellow
Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • CSD 422.Sec 001 Assessments Across a Lifespan
  • CSD 299.Sec 002 Independent Honor Study
  • CSD 287.Sec 001 Independent Study
  • CSD 400.Sec 002 Independent Study
  • CSD 291.Sec 003 Undergraduate Teaching Experience In Comm Sciences Disorders
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Dr. Friberg's teaching interests are focused on child language development and disorders.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Dr. Friberg is currently involved in research centered on the following topics: the scholarship of teaching and learning and child language assessment.
  • EDD Curriculum and Instruction - 2006
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Perceptions of School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists Regarding the Referral-Making Practices of Public School Teachers
  • MA Speech-Language Pathology - 1997
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • BA Communicative Disorders - 1995
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, CA
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Vinney L.A. & Friberg J.C. (2017). The laryngeal cancer care team: Diagnosis through treatment. In Friberg J.C. & Vinney, L.A. (Eds.) Laryngeal Cancer: An Interdisciplinary Resource for Practitioners. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Publishing, Inc.

  • Smyers, M., Friberg, J.C. & Vinney, L.A. (in press, 2016). Visions of the Possible: Reflections on the Faculty/Student Co-Inquirer Relationship. Manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

  • Friberg, J. C. & Vinney, L.A. (Eds.). (2017). Laryngeal cancer: An interdisciplinary resource guide for practitioners. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Publishing, Inc.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Friberg, J. & Vinney, L.A (2016, October). Learning to Tell the Story of Laryngeal Cancer through an Innovative Independent Study Experience. Oral presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

    Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Friberg, J., Vinney, L.A., & Smyers, M. (2016, October). Reflecting on the Co-Inquirer Relationship: Navigating the Water of SoTL Research. Oral presentation at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Friberg, J.C., Ginsberg, S., Visconti, C., Fischer, M. Vinney, L.A., Lemoncello, R., & Bernard, A. (2015, November). SoTL and research productivity: A view across the academic lifespan. Panel presentation at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, Denver, CO.
  • Friberg, J.C., Harbers, H., Harvey, J.H., & Vinney, L.A (2015, January).Cross-curricular approaches to improve student learning in CSD. Oral presentation at the 2014 Teaching and Learning Symposium, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • ASHA Fellow
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • 2016
  • Editor's Award
  • Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders (peer reviewed journal)
  • 2016
  • Dr. John Chizmar and Dr. Anthony Ostrosky Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award
  • Cross Endowed Chair in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • 2016
  • Outstanding University Professor
  • Red Tassel Mortarobard Society
  • 2013
  • Professor of the Year
  • National Student Speech-Languge-Hearing Assocation
  • 2013
  • Excellence Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Pre-Tenure Faculty Member
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2011
  • Teaching Initiative Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Professor Award
  • Panhellenic Association
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Professor Award
  • Red Tassel Mortarboard Society
  • 2010
  • Professor of the Year
  • Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Faculty Member
  • Panhellenic Association
  • 2009
  • Specialty Recognition in Child Language
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • 2008
  • Outstanding Professor Award
  • Red Tassel Mortarboard Society
  • 2007
  • Professor of the Year
  • Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • 2007