Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise
Julie joined the Department of Communicative Disorders in 1994. She is currently the clinic director for the Truesdail Center for Communicative Disorders.
Areas of interest include adult neurogenics, voice disorders, adult and pediatric traumatic brain injury and AAC. Primary responsibilities for the department include clinical teaching in the area of assessment and intervention.
Description of Research
Interests are in the area of student learning styles and measuring clinical competence. Julie specifically has studied the type of learners attracted to the field of Speech and Language Pathology. Current research is addressing pedagogical considerations for teaching and measuring clinical competence.
Courses Offered at Redlands
- CDIS 411 Assessment and Intervention in Communicative Disorders
- CDIS 413 Communicative Disorders Capstone - Plymouth Village
- CDIS 634 Theory and Practice in Clinical Evaluation
- CDIS 640 Adult Neurogenic Specialty Clinic
- CDIS 685 Public School Externship
- B.A. Communicative Disorders, University of Redlands
- M.S. Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington
- American Speech and Hearing Association Certification California State License
Previous Teaching Experience
- Loma Linda University School of Allied Health, Department of Speech/Language Pathology: Graduate Studies
- California State University Los Angeles, Department of Communicative Disorders: Graduate Studies
Prior to working for the University, Julie was employed as a senior Speech/Language Pathologist for Loma Linda University Medical Center at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Areas of interest included adult neurogenics, voice disorders, adult and pediatric traumatic brain injury, dysphagia and AAC. Julie was also the Speech/Language Pathology Inpatient department supervisor.
Awards, Honors and Grants
- Town & Gown Community Service Learning Support Grant, 2014-2015
- Meritorious Award for Annual Convention Submission from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention Program Committee for Which Competencies Infer the Development of Others?, 2012.
- Outstanding Faculty Service Award for the University of Redlands, May, 2008.
- Neal K. Pahia Award for Advisor of the Year, ASUR Office of Clubs and Organizations, 2004-2005.
- Delta Kappa Psi Alumni Woman of the Year, March 2004.
- Outstanding Teaching Award for the University of Redlands, May, 2001.
- Outstanding Service Award, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, District 10, 2001.
- Ray Whitmus Alumni Award for outstanding volunteer achievement by a young alumnus of the University of Redlands. April 1998.
Publications and Presentations
Shuler, J. & Tillard, G. Teaching Site Specific Clinical Competencies: Clinical Education Pedagogical Implications. Poster session, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Conventions, Chicago, IL, November 2013.
Shuler, J. & Tillard, G., Which Competencies Infer the Development of Others? Poster session, American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 2012.
Considerations in Evaluating Patients with Dementia. Lecture to Osaka Medical School, Redlands, CA, October, 2008-2012.
ASHA Licensure Requirements, Speech Language Pathology. Lecture to Osaka Medical School, Redlands, CA, September, 2010-2012
Shuler, J. & Tillard, G., Hours versus Competencies: Which should we measure? Poster session, American Speech, Language and Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, CA, November 2011.
Tillard, G. &. Shuler, J., Speech pathology students’ perception of the effectiveness of guided observation as a performance-based learning activity. Asia Pacific Society of Speech, Language and Hearing Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand, January 2011.
Shuler, J. & Tillard, G., Teaching Clinical Competences through Curriculum Mapping and Clinical Pathways. Poster session, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2010.
International Performance Based Learning for Clinical Competence: Teaching Clinical Pathways. Sabbatical project of collaborative work with the department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ. Fall 2009.
The Speech-Language Pathology Profession: History, Roles within the Medical Team and Reimbursement Considerations. Lecture to Osaka Medical School, Redlands, CA, September, 2007.
Clinical Supervision Strategies. Training session presented to the Loma Linda University Medical Center Speech-Language Pathology Department, Loma Linda, CA, June 4, 2007.
Shuler, J., Hamilton, S. & Sordon, S., Formative Assessment: Alumni & Student’s Perspective. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Miami, FL, November 2006.
Shuler, J & Sordon, S., The Graduate Portfolio as an Assessment Tool. Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Annual Conference, Sandestin, FL. April 16, 2006.
Shuler, J., An Analysis of Learning Style in Communicative Disorders Graduate Students: Implications for Curriculum Development and Teaching. Technical discussion within a clinical pedagogy session. Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 9-12, 2003.
An Analysis of Learning Style in Communicative Disorders Graduate Students: Implications for Curriculum Development and Teaching, Sabbatical Project. Fall 2002.
Update on National and State Speech-Language Pathology Issues. An in-service presented to the Loma Linda University Medical Center Speech-Language Pathology Department, Loma Linda, CA, August 15, 2001.
How do Graduate Students Learn? A workshop presented to the Loma Linda University Medical Center Speech-Language Pathology Department, Loma Linda, CA, May 24, 2000.
Construct of Learning Style for Communicative Disorders Students: How do Graduate Students Learn? A poster presentation presented with Susan Sordon and Ruhiyyih Yuille at the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, San Diego, CA, March 2000.
- American Speech, Language and Hearing Association
- California Speech, Language and Hearing Association
- Medical Council of Southern California
- Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders