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Communication Sciences and Disorders

Mentorship and Research

CSD Research Presentation

Examples of Recent Thesis Projects

2016
Alexandra Bode, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
A systematic review of preschool literacy screening tools

2016
Rachel Hahn, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
Effects of familiarity and presentation mode on auditory-visual speech recognition in adults with aphasia

2016
Kelsey DeLaCroix, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
The relationship between conversational pause duration and vocabulary acquisition in children with cochlear implants

2015
Mary Jo Bissmeyer, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
Conversational scaffolding with couples with an aphasic partner

2015
Melanie Albaum, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
The relationship between aphasia and social life as perceived by people with aphasia and their caregivers

2014
Kristie Stanfield, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
Speech recognition and listening effort in adults with aphasia

2011
Caitlin Weber, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
Title: Auditory-Visual Speech Perception in Children with Autism.

2010
Megan Carter, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
The effect of letter span practice on reading rate in young adults

2008
Danielle Elder, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
The relation between word stress discrimination in early speech perception and later lexical development

2006
Rose Bradley, undergraduate honors thesis, Butler University
Acoustical differences of mothers' recasts in speech to children with cochlear implants versus normal-hearing children