Researchers Explore Second-Language Acquisition Through Video Games

Four researchers of different disciplines have come together to study the impact of video gaming on second-language learning. This project was headed by FSU researchers Dr. Yolanda Rankin (School of Information) and Dr. Sana Tibi (School of Communication Sciences and Disorders). Titled “Designing a Socially Interactive Video Game,” this study was part of an internal …

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SCSD Graduate Student Awarded iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) graduate student Shirin Khambalia was one of three college students awarded the 2021-2022 iThink Financial Community Foundation Scholarship for her leadership, commitment to her community, and career goals. The iThink Financial Scholarship program awards high school, college, and trade school students $2,500 to help support themselves financially throughout …

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Listen Camp Returns After Pandemic

Speech pathologist and Florida State faculty member Linda Sasser founded Listen Camp with the L.L. Schendel Speech and Hearing Clinic in 2019. This camp connects students with hearing loss and provides them with exciting experiences, stimulating activities, speech therapy, and much more. The recent pandemic and mask mandates have complicated communication for those with hearing …

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SCSD Doctoral Student Awarded McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Shaylyn King, FSU School of Communication and Science Disorders (SCSD) doctoral student, is a recipient of the Florida Education Fund (FEF) McKnight Doctoral Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year. This program was created in 1984 to address the underrepresentation of minorities in crucial disciplines at colleges and universities in Florida. Since its creation, the FAF …

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SCSD Researchers Explore Impact of the Pandemic on Parents and SLPs

This article was written by CCI Media Intern Leah Abounader. FSU School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Assistant Professor Dr. Michelle Therrien leads a team of researchers in the School who are investigating parent and speech-language pathologist (SLP) experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project is part of the FSU’s Council on Research and …

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