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.
International Benchmarking for Clinical Competence
2006 to Present:
1. Formative Assessment through Comprehensive Examination
2. An Analysis of Learning Style in Communicative Disorders Graduate Students: Implications for Curriculum Development and Teaching
Courses Offered at Redlands
- CDIS 634 Clinical Evaluation: Theory and Practice
- CDIS 640 Adult Neurogenic Specialty Clinic
- CDIS 464.1 Communication, Culture and Kindergarten in New Zealand
- CDIS 108 Understanding Disabilities: First Year Seminar
- CDIS 664 Seminar in Clinical Problems
- 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
Lecturer: Loma Linda University.
Prior to working for the University, Julie was employed as a senior Speech/Language Pathologist for Loma Linda University Medical Center. 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
- Outstanding Service Award: University of Redlands, 2007
- Club Advisor of the Year, Neal Pahia Award, 2005
- Outstanding Teaching Award for the University of Redlands, May, 2001
- Outstanding Service, District 10 California Speech, Language and Hearing Association , 2001
- Ray Whitmus Alumni Award for outstanding volunteer achievement by a young alumni for the University of Redlands
Publications and Presentations
"Formative Assessment: Alumni & Student’s Perspective." Presented with Shada Hamilton and Susan Sordon at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Miami, Florida, November, 2006.
"The Graduate Portfolio as an Assessment Tool." Presented with Susan Sordon and Crystal S. Cooper at the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Annual Conference, Sandestin, Florida. April 16, 2006.
“An Analysis of Learning Style in Communicative Disorders Graduate Students: Implications for Curriculum Development and Teaching.” Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders Annual Conference, April 2003.
- 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
Julie Shuler is the Faculty Academic Advisor for Delta Kappa Psi sorority.