Graduate Theses

2014

Gibbons, Emily, The Accurate Productions of Emotion Words During a Social Communication Intervention in Children with Language Impairment

Robb, Whitney, The Effects of Laryngeal Desiccation and Nebulized Isotonic Saline in Male Speakers

Fujiki, Robert, The Effects of Laryngeal Desiccation & Nebulized Isotonic Saline in Trained Male Singers

Celaya, Marissa, Speech Adaptation to an Electropalatography Pseudopalate in Elementary School – Aged Children: Evidence from Acoustic Analyses of /s/ and /?/

Knapp, Kara Brianne, Children's Adaptation to Electropalatography: Evidence From Acoustic Analysis of /t/ and /k/

 

2013

Barrett, Janelle, The Correlation Between Spectral Moment Measures and Electropalatometric Contact

Boyce, Kelsey Lewis, Effects of Syntactic Complexity on Speech Motor Performance

Caswell, Karin Leola, Test-Retest Reliability of Speech Recognition Threshold Material in Individuals with a Wide Range of Hearing Abilities

Grange, Meghan, Test-Retest Reliability in Word Recognition Testing in Subjects with Varying Levels of Hearing Loss

Nelson, Michelle, The Effect of a Robot on Children with Severe Autism During a Song Activity

Ririe, Shereen, Intervention with Children with Autism: The Effect of Using a Robot on Participation in Reciprocal Play

Scoville, Christine Beate, Noun Clauses in Clinical Child Language Samples

Bailey, Dallin J, The Effect of Age on Speech Motor Performance During Divided Attention

Benton, Hillary Ann, Brain Imaging of Event Related Potentials in Children with Language Impairment

Brown, Brittany Cheree, Automated Identification of Adverbial Clauses in Child Language Samples

Ehlert, Erika E, Automated Identification of Relative Clauses in Child Language Samples

Holmes, Sharee Oakes, The Effects of Emotion on Acoustic Characteristics of Vocal Vibrato in Trained Singers

Nelson, Holly Jeanne, The Effects of Intervention Involving a Robot on Compliance of Four Children with Autism to Requests Produced by Their Mothers

Pickett, Kristina Lynne, The Effectiveness of Using Electropalatography to Remediate a Developmental Speech Sound Disorder in a School-Aged Child with Hearing Impairment

Roueche, Cambrie Nicole, The Effect of Using Low Dose Exposure to a Humanoid Robot to Elicit Social Engagement Behaviors in Children with Autism Interacting with a Familiar Adult

Allsop, Kerianne Frodsham, Examining Parent's Interactions with Their Children During Literacy Activities

Cole, Christina Haley, The Effectiveness of Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy (SEEL) Intervention on Word Reading in Kindergarten Students Receiving Tier 3 Services

Mickelson, Serena Marita Louisa, Social Networks of Children with Language Impairment

Mansfield, Rebecca Cloward, Outcomes of an Emotion Word Intervention for Children with Social Communication Impairments

Peris, Melanie, A Bootcamp Approach to Remediating Interdental /s/ in School-Aged Children

Smith, Lyndsy Marie, Brain Mapping of the Mismatch Negativity Response to Vowel Variances of Natural and Synthetic Phonemes

 

2012

Harmon, Tyson Gordon, Accuracy of Automated Grammatical Tagging of Narrative Language Samples from Spanish-Speaking Children

Jacobs, Alyssa Montierth, Test-Retest Reliability in the Determination of the Speech Recognition Threshold

Marshall, Benjamin James, The Correlation between Spectral Moment Measures and Electropalatographic Contact Patterns for /s/ and /?/

Redd, Emily E, The Effect of an Artificially Flattened Fundamental Frequency Contour of Intelligibility in Speakers with Dysarthria

Whitworth, Erin, Social Circles of Children with Language Impairment

Bigelow, Katherine Marie, Reliability of the Mean Length of Utterance Measure in Samples of Children's Language

Cornett, Amy Tucker, Outcomes of a Social Communication Intervention on the Use of Emotion Words

Lowe, Katherine, Effect of a Humanoid Robot During Therapy on Responding to Joint Attention with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Taylor, Brandon Brian, Development of Psychometrically Equivalent Speech Audiometry Materials for Measuring Speech Recognition Thresholds in Native Tagalog Speakers

Blanchard, Kristi Anne, The Effect of Utilizing a Robot on the Social Engagement Behaviors of Children with Autism in a Triadic Interaction

Clover, Nicole Michelle, An Acoustic Analysis of Contrastive Stress Produced by 8 to 10-Year-Old Children

Dodge, Sarai Sophia, The Effect of Intervention Using a Robot on the Social Engagement Behaviors of Four Children with Autism in Interaction with an Unfamiliar Adult

Matthews, Darrell Sharp, Perceptual, Acoustic, and Kinematic Effects of Sentence-Initial, Single-Phoneme Prolongation in People Who Do and Do Not Stutter

Perry, Elizabeth Anne, Brain Mapping of the Mismatch Negativity Response in Vowel Formant Processing

Stabenow, Alyssa, The Effect of Utilizing a Humanoid Robot on Social Engagement Behaviors in Children with Autism during Familiar Adult Interactions

 

2011

Acerson, Aersta K, The Effects of the Use of a Humanoid Robot on Social Engagement in Two Children with Autism

Blunck, Sharalee Ann, Listeners' Ability to Identify the Gender of Preadolescent Children Across Multiple Linguistic Contexts

Frank, Matthew Keith, The Efficacy of Social Communication Intervention in Improving Emotion Inferencing for School-Aged Children with Language Impairment

Harris, Jennifer Lynn, The Effects of a Literature-Based Emotion Recognition Program on Teacher Report of Sociability Withdrawal for Six Children with Social Communication Difficulties

McCleve, Chelsea P., Analysis of the Effectiveness of Social Skills Intervention in Improving the Use of Validating Comments Used by Children with Specific Language Impairments in Peer Group Interactions

Powell, Lacey Ann, The Effects of Gender and Elicitation Method on the Prosodic Cues Used by 7- to 11-year-old Children to Signal Sentence Type

Richey, Stacey Marie, Social Engagement Behaviors of Two Children with ASD in Intervention Sessions Using a Robot

Shaw, Stephanie M., Frequency Response of Synthetic Vocal Fold Models with Linear and Nonlinear Material Properties

Maxfield, Margaret Michelle, The Effect of a Treatment Program Utilizing a Humanoid Robot on Social Engagement of Two Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

2010

Bjorkman, Kristin Diane, Variability of Syntactic Complexity in Persons With and Without Multiple Sclerosis

Burnham, Maria Noelle, Establishing Normal Psychoacoustic Parameters Using Adaptive Procedures for the Clinical Assessment of Psychoacoustic Phenomenon

Crandall, Melissa, The ELAN Event-Related Potential in Children 5 to 12 Years of Age

Dromey, Anita, An Acoustic and Perceptual Investigation of Contrastive Stress in Children

Gardner, Veronica, The Social Strategies and Goals of Children with Language Impairment and Typically Developing Children

Hansen, Laurie Anne, The N400 Event-Related Potential in Children Across Sentence Type and Ear Condition

Heaton, Emily Mullins, Formant Changes in Amateur Singers After Instruction in a Vowel Equalization Technique

Jang, Gwi-Ok, The Relationship Between Acoustic and Kinematic Measures of Diphthong Production

Kruger, Emma Lilian, Samoan Speech Audiometry: Developing Word Recognition Materials for Native Speakers of Samoan

Manning, Britney Richey, Automated Identification of Noun Clauses in Clinical Language Samples

Moses, Patricia Anne, Language as a Predictor of Reticence in Children with Language Impairment

Newman, Jennifer Lane, Development of Psychometrically Equivalent Speech Recognition Threshold Materials for Native Speakers of Samoan

Neff, Skylee Simmons, Brain Mapping of the Mismatch Negativity and the P300 Response in Speech and Nonspeech Stimulus Processing

Polley, Kaylene Barrett, Accuracy of English Speakers Administering Word Recognition Score Tests in Mandarin

Taylor, Anna M., Psychometrically Equivalent Bisyllabic Word-Lists for Word Recognition Testing in Spanish

Tree, Kyla Lewis, The P600 Event-Related Potential Across Ages and Ear Conditions

Weber, Nicole Yvette, The Influence of Language Production, Comprehension, and Pragmatic Judgment on Prosocial Behavior in Children with Language Impairment

Wilde, Heather Michelle, The Variability in Children with Specific Language Impairment Compared to Children with Typical Language Development

 

2009

 

Bennett, Leslie Leatham, Associations Between Linguapalatal Contact Patterns and Spectral Moments for /s/

Burton, Rachel, Oral Retelling as a Measure of Reading Comprehension: The Generalizability of Ratings of Elementary School Students Reading Expository Texts

Caldwell, Meghan Elizabeth, Development of Psychometrically Equivalent Speech Audiometry Materials for Testing Children win Mongolian

Clark, Jessica, Automated Identification of Adverbial Clauses in Child Language Samples

Condie, Kimberly, Finish-a-Rhyme-Story: A Rhyme Cloze Assessment for Preschool Children

Gilbert, Kristen, Psychometrically Equivalent Bisyllabic Words for Speech Reception Threshold Testing in Mongolian

Goldie, Lara Lynn, The Relationship Among Emotion Understanding, Language, and Social Behavior in Children with Language Impairment

Haskin, Heather, The Withdrawn and Sociable Behaviors of Children with Specific and Nonspecific Language Impairment

Allen, Lauren, The Effects of Intensive Lower Limb Training on the Speech of Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Haslam, Valarie, Psychometrically Equivalent Monosyllabic Words for Word Recognition Testing in Mongolian

Hillary, Bethany, The Relationship Between Nonword Repetition Performance and Social Behaviors in 7- to 11-Year-Old Children with Language Impairment

Hollis, Kristi, The Effect of Fatigue on Acoustic Measures of Diphthongs in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

Jones, Emily, Recognizing the Need to Dissemble Emotions in Hypothetical Social Scenarios: Differences in Children with Language Impairment

Keller, Laurel Anne, Psychometrically Equivalent Trisyllabic Words for Speech Reception Threshold Testing in Spanish

King, Kate, Syntactic Complexity in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

Michaelis, Hali Anne, Automated Identification of Relative Clauses in Child Language Samples

Minch, Stacy, Validity of Seven Syntactic Analyses Performed by the Computerized Profiling Software

Potter, Jami, The Relationship of Language and Emotion Understanding to Sociable Behavior of Children with Language Impairment

Rauma Rachelle, The Effect of Simulated Nodules on Vocal Fold Movement in a Two Layer Synthetic Model

Reeves, Larkin, Patterns of Vowel Production in Speakers of American English from the State of Utah

Smith, Marjorie, Phonemic Categorization of Eight-to-Ten Year Old Children with an Articulation Disorder

Stott, Dorthy, Recognition of Emotion in Facial Expressions by Children with Language Impairment

Voorhees, Chelsea, The Ability of Children with Language Impairment to Understand Emotion Conveyed by Prosody in a Narrative Passage

Wilde, Laura, A Comparison of Seven Automated Measures of Syntactic Complexity

Williams, Chela, Psychometrically Equivalent Thai Monosyllabic Word Recognition Materials Spoken by Male and Female Talkers

Williams, Megan, A Perceptual Evaluation of the Effect of a Pseudopalate on Voiceless Obstruent Production and Motor Adaptation

 

2008

Bjarnason, Suzy, The Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation on the Speech of Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Bunker, Lisa, Development of Tongan Materials for Determining Speech Recognition Thresholds

Dean, Karie, The Effect of a Pseudopalate on Voiceless Obstruent Production: A Spectral Evaluation of Adaptation

Garlick, Jamie, The Effect of Regional Dialect on the Validity and Reliability of Word Recognition Scores

Hart, Lauren, Development of Thai Speech Audiometry Materials for Measuring Speech Recognition Thresholds

Hasting, Anne, Accuracy of Automated Analysis of Language Samples from Persons with Deafness or Hearing Impairment

Leiter, Amy, The Effects of Task Preference on Speech and Motor Performance Under Divided Attention Conditions

Quist, Noel, Performance on Natural Dissemblance Tasks in 7-11 Year-Old, Language-Impaired and Typically Developing Children

Richardson, Nathan, The Effect of Non-native Dialect on Speech Recognition Threshold for Native Mandarin Speakers

Seaver, Lara, The Development of Word Recognition Materials for Native Speakers of Tongan

Willes, Melissa, Event Related Potentials of Syntactic Language Processing in Two Children with Specific Language Impairment: A Case Study

 

2007

Baldridge, Meghan, Social Outcomes of Students with Language Impairment: An Eight-Year Follow-up Study

Boucher, Kurtt, Patterns of anticipatory coarticulation in adults and typically developing children

Christensen, Lisa, The Relationship Between Pragmatic Language and Behavior Subtypes in Typically Developing Children

Conklin, Brooke, Psychometrically Equivalent Cantonese Bisyllabic Word Recognition Materials Spoken by Male and Female Talkers

Fulton, Kristi, Vocal Efficiency in Trained Singers versus Non-Singers

Halliday, Melissa, Narrative Skills in Children with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

Hansen, Shelby, The Effect of Language Ability of Internalizing Students on Improvement in Strong Kids: A Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum for Students in Grades 4-8

Hart, Karen, The Impact of Vocal Function Exercises on Normal Voice Production

Hellewell, Jaden, Neurophysiologic and Behavioral Measures of Phonetic Perception in Adult Second Language Speakers of Spanish

Johnson, Jennifer, Effects of Delayed Auditory Feedback on the Bereitschafts potential

Kemeny, Alyse, Split-half Reliability of MLU and MLU2 in Two Methods of Utterance Segmentation

Kim, Misty, Psychometrically Equivalent Trisyllabic Words for Speech Reception Threshold Testing in Cantonese

Sanders, Marybeth, Inter- and Intra-Speaker Variability: A Palatometric Study

 

2006

Atwood, Kristen, Recognition of Facial Expressions of Six Emotions by Children with Specific Language Impairment

Bradshaw, Amanda, Assessing Effects of IQ on Sociable and Withdrawn Behaviors in Children with Language Impairment

Dukes, Alycia, Psychometrically Equivalent Bisyllabic Word Lists for Word Recognition Testing in Taiwan Mandarin

Fife, Megan, A Meaning-Based Instruction to Enhance Literacy Learning in a Dual-Language Kindergarten Classroom

Javid, Melanie - The Relationship between Social Behaviors and Working Memory in School-Age Children with Language Impairment

Mullins, Lisa Moses, Hearing Health in Utah Special Olympics Athletes Compared to Special Olympics Athletes Worldwide: A Prevalence Study in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Ratcliff, Rose, Psychometrically Equivalent Bisyllabic Words for Speech Reception Threshold Testing in Arabic

Redd, Nikki, Automated Grammatical Analysis of Language Samples from Spanish-Speaking Children Learning English

Reese, Lorie, Laryngeal-Level Amplitude Modulation in Vibrato

Robertson, Maida Christine, Psychometrically Equivalent Arabic Monosyllabic Word Recognition Materials

Slade, Katie Bedke, Speech Reception Threshold Materials for Taiwan Mandarin

Smith, Ginny, Influence of Age on Auditory Gating

 

2005

Hamblin, Erin, The Effects of Divided Attention on Speech Motor, Verbal Fluency and Manual Motor Task Performance

Hansen, Tara, Auditory and Visual Electrophysiological Correlates of the Processing of Gapping Structures in Adults

Jennings, Lara-Jill, Psychometrically Equivalent Digital Recordings for Speech Audiometry Testing in Mandarin Chinese: Standard Mandarin Dialect

Johnson, Jennifer, Effectiveness of Story Enactments Versus Art Projects in Facilitating Preschool Children's Story Comprehension

Mangum, Tanya Crawford, Performance Intensity Functions for Digitally Recorded Japanese Speech Audiometry Materials

Nishida. Michelle, Event Related Potentials: A Study of the Processing of Gapping Structures in Adolescents

Wagner, Jessica, Exploration of Lip Shape Measures and their Association with Tongue Contact Patterns

Watkins, Lynn, How individuals with Parkinson's disease modify their speech in a repetition for clarification

Weaver, Andrea, The Effect of a Lingual Magnet on Fricative Production: An Acoustic Evaluation of Placement and Adaptation

 

2001

Millet, Deborah, Automated Grammatical Tagging of Language Samples from Children with and without Language Impairment

Seal, Amy, Scoring Sentences Developmentally: An Analog of Developmental Sentence Scoring

Department List Content Types: 
Communication Disorders (ComD)