Geneva College

 

 

Elaine Hontz Hockenberger

Office Phone:  724-847-6683
ehockenb@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Communication Disorders

Degrees Received

  • BS in Communication Disorders, 1978, Bloomsburg University
  • MS in Speech Pathology, 1979, Bloomsburg University           
  • PhD in Communication Disorders, 1996, University of Pittsburgh                      

Courses Taught

  • CDS 190 - Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • CDS 220 - Normal Language Acquisition
  • CDS 250 - Treatment Procedures in Communication Disorders
  • CDS 280 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • CDS 350 - Language Disorders in Children
  • CDS 360 - Articulation and Phonological Disorders in Children
  • CDS 450 - Clinical Practicum Experience

Presentations/Publications

  • American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association: San Francisco, CA: 1999. Seminar:  Emergent Literacy: From Lab to Real Life
  • Association for Behavior Analysis: Orlando, FL: 1998. Symposium:  Promoting Language, Social, and Adaptive Behavior in Young Children with Developmental Disabilities
  • Council for Exceptional Children: Division of Early Childhood, Chicago, IL: 1997 Preconference Workshop: Books!  What are they good for?  Facilitating Speech and Language Skills
  • American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association: Boston, MS: 1996. Seminar:  Effects of Commenting during Joint Book Reading

Current Projects

  • Researching Disabilities Studies

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Appreciation Award, Geneva Theatre, 2004-2005
  • Recipient of Student Initiated Research Grant, U.S. Department of Education, 1994

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
  • Pennsylvania Speech, Language, and Hearing Association
  • Council for Exceptional Children

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva College is one of only 15 CCCU schools in the nation that offers an ABET-accredited, four-year engineering program.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
Red Cross presents Geneva the College of the Year Award
The campus community was honored for its support of the Red Cross Blood Program.
ATHLETICS
Super Fans bring back GT Victory Bell ring
The tradition was restored in honor of the volleyball win against Chatham.
ACADEMICS
Geneva leaps ahead in U.S. News 2015 Best College rankings
This year, Geneva climbs even higher in the Best Value, Best Regional College and Best Engineering lists.
STUDENT LIFE
Alexander Dining Hall completed
After a summer of renovation, the changes to Alexander Dining Hall are finished.
CAMPUSWIDE EVENTS
Academic Convocation officially opened the fall semester
First-year students were welcomed and faculty achievements were honored during the traditional ceremony.