Welcome to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Faculty Research Interests

Ann Beck
Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), Counseling, Scholarship of Teaching and Research, Stress Management, Increasing Mindfulness

Jennifer Friberg
Language development and disorders, assessment, and scholarship of teaching and learning.

Jennine Harvey-Northrop
Cognition & Aging, Cognitive Intervention and Wellness Programs for the treatment and prevention of cognitive decline across populations, Effects of Speech in Noise on Cognition, with and without Hearing Loss, Computerized Treatments for Patients with Neurologic Communication & Cognitive Disorders, Cognitive changes and prevention practices for Caregivers, Meta Analysis & Systematic Review, and Collaborator with the Adult Treatment and Wellness Program, which is a division of the Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic at ISU.

Jean Sawyer
Fluency disorders, specifically in characteristics of stuttered speech and treatment efficacy.

Lisa Vinney
The role of self-regulatory capacity, personality, and task variables on vocal behavior modification; The effect of self-regulatory exercises on vocal behavior change; and Vocal health education and preventative care