The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department’s docent program with the Worcester Art Museum has been recognized as a national model by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, which has accepted a poster on the project for presentation at the November convention in Florida.
The poster, “Improving Museum Docents’ Speech Intelligibility Through Clear Speech Training,” reflects the work done by Susanna Meyer, Ann Veneziano-Korzec, Linda Larrivee, Katrina Stacy, Katherine Weiss and Alison Hickey.
Larrivee, the dean of the School of Education, Health and Natural Sciences as well as Meyer and Veneziano-Korzec will be presenting at the conference.
Swaminathan Shares Insights on Physics and Art at Museum and Conferences
On August 12, Sudha Swaminathan (Earth, Environment and Physics) gave a demonstration of infrared imaging of paintings at the Worcester Art Museum and then took the participants on the Physics at WAM . . .
[…] the training, they found a significant acoustic improvement. They presented the research at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association convention last […]