Speech and Voice Science Workbook

Fourth Edition

Alison Behrman, Donald Finan

Details: 351 pages, B&W, Spiral Bound, 8.5" x 11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-193-3

© 2023 | Available

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Speech and Voice Science Workbook, Fourth Edition is an excellent companion to Speech and Voice Science, Fourth Edition and other speech science textbooks.  Divided into chapters that correspond with Speech and Voice Science, this workbook is designed to provide a valuable tool for students to expand their understanding of this challenging course subject. The workbook is intended to be used for student review, self-study and exam preparation, to highlight areas of confusion, to learn new concepts, to connect ideas, and to spark new questions and thoughtful discussions.

There are four different types of sections that appear throughout the workbook: Foundational Knowledge questions, Conceptual Integration questions, and Clinical Application questions, and TRY IT! Activities.  Each section is tailored to hone different skill sets and enhance comprehension of the topics as follows:

  • Foundational Knowledge questions assess students’ basic knowledge gained from the textbook and highlight areas they need to review
  • Conceptual Integration questions prompt students to delve deeper into the material and interrelate diverse information for understanding
  • Clinical Application questions explore the usefulness of the material provided in the textbook to answer the common student query “How does speech and voice science relate to the field of communication sciences and disorders?”
  • TRY IT! activities are designed to promote experiential learning and allow students to explore concepts and acquire new insights

Key Features

  • Over 1,000 questions are included on a wide variety of topics
  • Informative answers are provided to over 45 questions on the 14 Clinical Cases presented in the textbook
  • Numerous original figures and spectrograms are used to illustrate questions, reinforce key concepts, and assess students’ understanding
  • A variety of question formats, including multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, matching, figure identification, drawing, and short answer
  • A focus on integrating knowledge for deeper understanding
  • Spiral-bound format so students can easily write in the workbook

About the Workbook

Part I. Questions

Chapter 1. Introduction Questions
Chapter 2. Describing and Explaining Motion Questions
Chapter 3. Sound Waves Questions
Chapter 4. Breathing Questions
Chapter 5. Phonation I: Basic Voice Science Questions
Chapter 6. Phonation II: Measurement and Instrumentation Questions
Chapter 7. The Production and Perception of Vowels Questions
Chapter 8. The Production and Perception of Consonants Questions
Chapter 9. Prosody Questions
Chapter 10. Theories and Models of Speech Production Questions
Chapter 11. Theories of Speech Perception Questions
Chapter 12. Instrumentation Questions

Part II. Answers

Chapter 2. Describing and Explaining Motion Answers
Chapter 3. Sound Waves Answers
Chapter 4. Breathing Answers
Chapter 5. Phonation I: Basic Voice Science Answers
Chapter 6. Phonation II: Measurement and Instrumentation Answers
Chapter 7. The Production and Perception of Vowels Answers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chapter 8. The Production and Perception of Consonants Answers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chapter 9. Prosody Answers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chapter 10. Theories and Models of Speech Production Answers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chapter 11. Theories of Speech Perception Answers​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Chapter 12. Instrumentation Answers

Alison Behrman

Alison Behrman, PhD, CCC-SLP, is Associate Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College/City University of New York. She received her MA in Speech-Language Pathology from New York University, and her PhD in speech physiology from Columbia University. Dr. Behrman has been the Principal Investigator of two grants from the National Instutites of Health and she was a recipient of the ASHA Foundation’s 2016 Clinical Research Grant. Dr. Behrman is a member of the scientific advisory board of Parkinson Voice Project (Richardson, Texas), a nonprofit treatment center that developed SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® to improve the communication of people with Parkinson’s disease. She is an avid tennis player.

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Donald Finan

Donald Finan, PhD, is a Professor in the department of Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. He received a BS and MS from Eastern Illinois University and a PhD from Indiana University Bloomington. He is a speech scientist with a background encompassing speech-language pathology and audiology, speech physiology, neuroscience, and instrumentation. His interests include the measurement of noise in relation to auditory exposure, speech and music acoustics, technology use in clinical and research settings, and the development of original and pedagogies for speech science instruction. Dr. Finan is the co-developer of the innovative course Musical Acoustics and Health Issues taught at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Finan loves to mountain bike, play guitar, and do archery, although never at the same time. 

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