Using Clinical and Research Activities to Enhance the Undergraduate Experience In many disciplines, there is the expectation that involvement of undergraduate students in active learning activities related to clinical processes and research will be greatly beneficial. In this paper, we review a variety of methods for involving undergraduate students in communication sciences and disorders in both clinical activities and research ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2013
Using Clinical and Research Activities to Enhance the Undergraduate Experience
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Jennifer C. Friberg
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
  • Folkins John Wm.
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
  • Visconti Colleen F.
    Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH
  • Disclosure: Financial: Jennifer C. Friberg is an assistant professor at Illinois State University.
    Disclosure: Financial: Jennifer C. Friberg is an assistant professor at Illinois State University.×
    Nonfinancial: Jennifer C. Friberg is the coordinator for Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education. She has previously published in this subject area.
    Nonfinancial: Jennifer C. Friberg is the coordinator for Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education. She has previously published in this subject area.×
  • Disclosure: Financial: John Wm. Folkins is a professor at Bowling Green State University
    Disclosure: Financial: John Wm. Folkins is a professor at Bowling Green State University×
    Nonfinancial: John Wm. Folkins has previously published in this subject area.
    Nonfinancial: John Wm. Folkins has previously published in this subject area.×
  • Disclosure: Financial: Colleen F. Visconti is the chair of the department of Communications Arts and Sciences, professor of Communication Disorders, and director of the Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic at Baldwin Wallace University.
    Disclosure: Financial: Colleen F. Visconti is the chair of the department of Communications Arts and Sciences, professor of Communication Disorders, and director of the Baldwin Wallace Speech Clinic at Baldwin Wallace University.×
    Nonfinancial: Colleen F. Visconti has previously published in this subject area.
    Nonfinancial: Colleen F. Visconti has previously published in this subject area.×
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Research Issues, Methods & Evidence-Based Practice / Professional Issues & Training / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions
Article   |   October 01, 2013
Using Clinical and Research Activities to Enhance the Undergraduate Experience
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2013, Vol. 16, 81-85. doi:10.1044/ihe16.2.81
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2013, Vol. 16, 81-85. doi:10.1044/ihe16.2.81

In many disciplines, there is the expectation that involvement of undergraduate students in active learning activities related to clinical processes and research will be greatly beneficial. In this paper, we review a variety of methods for involving undergraduate students in communication sciences and disorders in both clinical activities and research processes, which can be both practical and draw on existing resources.

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