Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition

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Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition

Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition
Plural Publishing | English | 2020 | ISBN-10: 1635500133 | 414 pages | PDF/ePUB | 5.88/9.31 MB

by Robert Goldfarb (Author), Yula C. Serpanos (Author)

Professional Writing in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Third Edition is an excellent resource for students of communication sciences and disorders. It is often used as a textbook for courses in professional writing, clinical methods, and professional issues. Throughout the text, the authors use anecdotal material, self-help questions, and humor to illustrate that learning to be a better professional writer does not require drudgery.
The authors cover a spectrum of subjects related to professional writing, including

rules of writing
evidence-based writing
ethics of professional writing
use of the library
use and abuse of the Internet
writing for oral presentations
writing diagnostic reports
writing clinical reports
writing for professional advancement
The third edition is responsive to requests from instructors to provide more examples from communication sciences and disorders and increase the amount of practice material. The authors have added content in grammar and rules of writing and increased the number of practice questions and writing exercises in all chapters. They also included new information to reflect changes in the most recent ASHA Code of Ethics as well as changes in the Graduate Record Exam and Praxis Exam. The user-friendly PluralPlus companion website includes materials for students and instructors.

Highlights of the Third Edition:

More detailed coverage of grammar and rules of writing
More examples for student practice in all chapters
More examples related to speech-language pathology and audiology
New information about ASHA's Revised Code of Ethics
New information about the Praxis II Examination in speech-language pathology and audiology
Website resources for students including electronic versions of writing exercises
Website resources for instructors including answer keys for practice questions and writing exercises

About the Author
Robert Goldfarb, PhD, Fellow, ASHA, is Professor (with the Professor Recognition Award) and Program Director of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University and Emeritus Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Lehman College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, where he was also Executive Officer. He was a Fulbright Specialist in Applied Linguistics/TEFL in Bogota, Colombia in 2013. He has published in the areas of adult aphasia, the language of dementia, and the language of schizophrenia, and is also co-author of two tests: The Stocker Probe for Fluency and Language (1995) and Time-Altered Word Association Tests (TAWAT, 2013). He edited and contributed chapters to Ethics: A Case Study From Fluency (2006) and Translational Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (2012), and is co-author of Techniques for Aphasia Rehabilitation Generating Effective Treatment (TARGET, 1995), and Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, 3rd ed. (2013).

Yula Serpanos, PhD, is Associate Professor of Audiology in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Adelphi University and the Long Island Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Consortium. She has over twenty years of clinical experience and fourteen years of university teaching experience at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Dr. Serpanos has several publications in the areas of behavioral loudness growth assessment and estimation using electrophysiologic auditory measures, and in preschool audiologic screening