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January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

2019 is full of possibilities

if you're willing to take the risk to try something new.

Failure isn't a measure of who we are,

but an opportunity to start over.

So, don't let failure stand in the way

of doing something truly magnificent this year! 

W...

December 28, 2018

Every year, I find myself doing something exciting, something that resonates deep within me and captivates my thoughts and energy. This year was no different. This was the year that I dove farther into the media world, blending my interests in media processing research...

December 25, 2018

 What says Merry Christmas to you and yours

better than the tunes in this 1974 8-track!

May your days be merry and bright!

December 19, 2018

As busy as this time of year is, I love it! I love listening to the songs of the season as I drive around town. I love how they fill the car with the catchy melodies I heard as a kid, melting the end-of-semester, holiday stress away!


But the more I learn about media ef...

December 9, 2018

Whenever I visit a big city around the holidays, I always make time to check out the Christmas windows at Macy's. The old department stores are entrenched deep in the city complete with huge windows lining the sidewalk. Starting in mid to late November, the windows mag...

December 6, 2018

Not only is it an old television, 

it's repurposed for future generations to enjoy. 

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November 16, 2018

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) kicks off its 2018 Convention in Boston this week, with more than 18,000 SLPs and Audiologists in attendance. As we jump into this year's convention, I offer a little reminder of what it's all about, from the 2013...

November 15, 2018

These days it's hard to escape the constant intrusion of screens and media content on our daily life. We frequently encounter news stories warning us of the harmful effects associated with prolonged media use. So how do we begin to find balance in a technologically sat...

November 8, 2018

1930s telephone booth, 

Railroad station

Trailway, Caprock Canyon State Park, Texas

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November 7, 2018

On this day in 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act into law. The act established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which supports PBS and NPR.

Happy Birthday!

Curious about how CPB is funded today? Check out Protect My Publi...

November 4, 2018

Professional conferences provide opportunities to hear new ideas, share research, learn new information, develop future projects, and expand professional horizons. With so many professionals in one place at a given time, conferences provide unlimited opportunities to m...

October 31, 2018

Like this Wordless Wednesday?

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October 25, 2018

Benjamin Franklin and his printing press in downtown Philadelphia.


 Did you know that the invention of the printing press is considered to be the origin of media technology (Bryant & Pribanic-Smith, 2010)? This revolutionary invention shifted the power to share knowled...

October 22, 2018

As a speech-language pathologist, content selection is a key element in clinical practice. Content is selected for a variety of reasons, such as student interest; specific speech and language models contained within it; and opportunities for communicative involvement....

October 12, 2018

Pumpkins, squash, & gourds provide endless autumn fun!

Autumn is by far my favorite time of year! Unfortunately, we don't see too much in the way of fall colors and weather here in Texas. A few years ago, inspiration struck during a trip to the grocery store. The result...

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