Clear Communication Group

People

Faculty | Students | Alumni | Friends

Faculty

Krause photo
Jean C. Krause, PhD
Principal Investigator
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Students

Sherman photo Rebecca Sherman
Audiology Doctoral Project: Needs of parents when children are diagnosed with hearing loss

Alumni

Caleb Brandenburg
Undergraduate Honors Thesis 2014-2015): Feasibility of an Alternative Visual-Manual Cueing System

Hailee Stewart
Undergraduate Honors Thesis 2014-2015): Transliterator Speechreadability - Signing Exact English

Katie Turner
Undergraduate Honors Thesis 2013-2014): Supporting Cued Speech Learners

Andy Hague
Audiology Doctoral Project (2010-2013): Transliterator Intelligibility - Signing Exact English

Amanda Kluzynski
Audiology Doctoral Project (2010-2013): Transliterator Intelligibility - Conceptually Accurate Signed English

Ari Hansen
Audiology Doctoral Project (2008-2010): Clear Speech Benefit - Relationship to Gap Detection Ability

Abby Bennett
Undergraduate Honors Thesis (2009-2010): Transliterator Speechreadability - Cued Speech

Ann Siapno
Audiology Doctoral Project (2008-2009): Intelligibility of Clear Speech - Older, Hearing Impaired Listeners
Graduate Assistant (2006)
Other projects included the perception of clear speech by young, normal hearing listeners in difficult listening environments (e.g. reverberation)

Karyl Hobbs
Undergraduate Honors Thesis (2008-2009)
Acculturation of Deaf Children - Role of Mothers

Kathy Pelley
Masters thesis (2007-2008): Transliterator Intelligibility - Cued Speech
Research Assistant (2005-2007)
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2006): Transliterator Accuracy - Cued Speech
Other projects included lag time analysis of Cued Speech transliterators

Morgan Tessler
Research Assistant (2007-2008)
Project: Transliterator Accuracy - Cued Speech
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2005, co-authored with Dana Husaim): Transliterator Accuracy - Cued Speech

Kendall Tope
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2008)
Project: Speech Intelligibility of Difficult Academic Materials - Monolingual vs. Bilingual Listeners

Jane Smart
Masters thesis (2006-2007)
Project: Psychometric functions of clear and conversational speech for young normal hearing listeners in noise

Billie Jo Shaw
Masters thesis (2005-2006)
Project: Intelligibility of clear speech at normal rates for older, hearing-impaired adults

Jessica Lindsay
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2006)
Project: Transliterator Accuracy - Cued Speech

Dana Husaim
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2005)
Project: Transliterator Accuracy - Cued Speech (thesis co-authored with Morgan Tessler)

Stacy Kile
Undergraduate Honors thesis (2005)
Project: Investigation of methods for evaluating accuracy of Conceptually Accurate Signed English transliterators

Athina Panagiotopoulos
Masters thesis (2004-2005)
Project: Intelligibility of clear speech at normal rates for older, normal hearing adults

Wendy Park
Graduate Assistant (2003-2005)
Projects included the perception of clear speech by young, normal hearing listeners and lag time analysis of Cued Speech transliterators

Friends and Associates

Louis D. Braida - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Judy Kegl, PhD - University of Southern Maine
Brenda Schick, PhD - University of Colorado at Boulder
Steven Surrency, MA - Communication Sciences and Disorders at USF