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's Communication Disorders students have attended graduate programs all over the U.S., at schools such as the University of Iowa, California State University - Fullerton, Gallaudet University and University of Pittsburgh.

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Johnstown Open House for Master's in Organizational Leadership
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