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Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology records

Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology records

Dates: bulk 1991-1997, 1971-2003

Contains records pertaining to the Department of Communication Disorders accreditation with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) such as annual reports, correspondence, and updates on the ASHA's code of accreditation for graduate studies. Collection also includes sensitive information related to scholarship and graduate records and testing results.

  • Extent: 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: David O. McKay School of Education. Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Call Number: UA 5617
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years after the creation of the records (2028) and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist and in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Original order of files has been retained.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearences. Permission to publish material from the Department of Communication Disorders Records must be obtained from the Supervisor of References Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Speciall Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: UA 5617; Department of Communication Disorders records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 5627, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management in August 2012.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Records Management; August 2012.
Related Material
See also the Department of Communication Disorders records (UA 459) and Department of Educational Psychology and Audiology records (UA 855).
Subject Terms
Accreditation (Education)--Utah; Colleges and Universities; Scholarships
Genre / Form
Audits
Processing Information
Processed; Kaitlyn Bourne; August 2012.
Appraisal Information
Part of University Archives; college records (University Archives collection policy February 2010).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_UA5617
Finding Aid Title
Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kaitlyn Bourne
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:05-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Adminstrative History

The Department of Educational Psychology (1972-1997) focused on special education, counseling/guidance, audiology and various forms of psychology.

The Department of Educational Psychology was established after the dissolution of the Department of Education in 1972. Department chairmen included: Darwin F. Gale (1972-1987), Ronald D. Bingham (1987-1988), Parley W. Newman (1988-1990), and Ronald D. Bingham (1990-1997).

The Department of Educational Psychology first included programs that led to the bachelor's degree in special education, and to graduate degrees-M.A., E.Ed., Ed.D., and Sixth-Year Specialist in the areas of school psychology, instructional psychology, counseling and guidance, instructional media, and special education. The Department later added degrees in audiology and speech language pathology. The Institute for Special Education was also part of the department. Teachers in this institute were trained to teach the mentally handicapped, learning disabled, visually handicapped, and emotionally handicapped children.

Administrative History

The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (1997-2006) prepared students to be communication specialists in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other agencies and in private practice

The Department was established in 1997 within the David O. McKay School of Education. The chairman of the department was David L. McPherson who served from 1997 to 2006. In 2006, the department was renamed the Dept. of Communication Disorders.

The department offered BS, Minor, and MS degrees in both Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Administrative History

The Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts (1968-1975) offered courses in speech, dramatic arts, and communicative habilitation at Brigham Young University.

In 1968 the Department of Dramatic Arts and the Department of Speech were combined to form the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts. This department helped students prepare to become teachers, directors, actors, clinicians, or members of any one of several related professions. This department focused on two separate subjects, speech and dramatic arts. The speech portion offered a public address major and selected courses for personal development in argumentation and debate, communication theory, discussion, public speaking, rhetoric, and speech criticism. The dramatic arts curriculum was designed to lead to professional competency in teaching on the secondary level, in acting, directing, or playwriting, or in technical theatre.

Lael J. Woodbury (1968-1972) and Parley W. Newman (1972-1975) served as department chairs until 1975 when the department was renamed the Department of Theatre and Cinematic Arts.



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