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Student Research

ACADEMIC YEAR 2009-2010

Project title: Impact of familiarity on discourse cohesion, coherence, and repetitive topics for an individual with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type: A qualitative investigation

Undergraduate student researchers: Alyssa J. Riehle (’11) & Alicia M. Gloede (’10)
Faculty mentor: Brent Thomas Wilson, Ph.D.
Project duration: Fall 2009 – Summer 2010
Project outcomes:
  • Gloede, A. M., Riehle, A. J., & Wilson, B. T. (2010). Impact of familiarity on discourse cohesion, coherence, and repetitive topics for an individual with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type: A qualitative investigation. Poster presented at Scholars’ Day, Cortland, NY.
  • Riehle, A. J., Gloede, A. M., & Wilson, B. T. (2010). Impact of familiarity on discourse cohesion, coherence, and repetitive topics for an individual with dementia of the Alzheimer’s type: A qualitative investigation. Poster presented at the 13th meeting of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, Oslo, Norway. (conference travel and participation funded by SUNY Cortland Undergraduate Research Council and the President’s Office)
Wilson, Riehle Gloede on Oslofjord Cruise

Riehle, Gloede Holmenkollen Park

Left to right: Wilson, Riehle, Gloede
Oslofjord Cruise, Oslo, Norway
   Left to right: Riehle, Gloede
   Outside Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica, Holmenkollen, Norway

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2010-2011

Project title: Semantic encoding in adults who stutter: Non-speech responses to visual stimuli

Undergraduate student researcher: Michaela A. Granato (’11)
Faculty mentor: Irena Vincent, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Project duration: Summer 2010 – Spring 2011
Project funding: Undergraduate 2010 Summer Research Fellowship (awarded by SUNY Cortland Undergraduate Research Council) and Faculty Research Program Grant (awarded by SUNY Cortland Research and Sponsored Programs Office)
Project outcomes:
  • Granato, M. A., & Vincent, I. (2011). Semantic encoding in adults who stutter. Poster presented at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, NY. (conference travel and participation funded by SUNY Cortland Undergraduate Research Council)
  • Granato, M. A., & Vincent, I. (2011). Semantic encoding in adults who stutter. Technical session presented at Scholars’ Day, Cortland, NY.
  • Granato, M. A., & Vincent, I. Semantic encoding in stuttering: Non-speech responses to visual stimuli. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA, 2011.
Vincent, Granato - Scholars' Day  
Left to right: Vincent, Granato
Scholars' Day, Cortland, NY
 

 

Project title: A functional exploration of "yea" in converstions with an individual with Alzheimer's disease: A conversational analytic perspective

Undergraduate student researchers: Jennifer Polan (’11) & Corissa Timpone (’11)
Faculty mentor: Brent Thomas Wilson, Ph.D.
Student mentor: Alyssa J. Riehle ('11)
Project duration: Spring 2011