Areas of Study


Kristen Thornton holds a MA in Experimental Psychology and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her research interests include vocabulary acquisition, classroom acoustics and learning, and remote microphone technology for pediatric cochlear implant recipients.

  • HSL-816 Applied Acoustic Phonetics (2019/02)(01)
  • HSL-821 Infrmtnl COU & Mltcltrl Issues (2020/01)(OL1)
  • HSL-824 Aural Rehabilitation: Adults (2020/01)(01)
  • HSL-883 Research Project in Audiology (2020/01)(04)
  • HSL-869 Current Topics in Audiology (2020/02)(01)
  • HSL-870 Research Project in Audiology (2020/02)(04)
  • HSL-886 Adv Topics: Hearing Science (2020/02)(01)
  • HSL-895 Special Topics (2020/02)(05)
  • HSL-870 Research Project in Audiology (2020/03)(04)
  • HSL-895 Special Topics (2020/03)(03)
  • HSL-814 Instrumentation Lab (2021/01)(01)
  • HSL-814 Instrumentation Lab (2021/01)(02)
  • HSL-821 Infrmtnl COU & Mltcltrl Issues (2021/01)(01)
  • HSL-870 HSLS Research Lab (2021/01)(03)
  • HSL-800 Multicultural Issues (2021/01)(01)
  • HSL-881 Guided Stds:Drl Cndcy Prep 2 (2021/01)(02)
  • Diagnostics for Audiology and Speech Pathology (ASP 453) (2020/02)
  • Advising Load 2021/01: Total:15 Doctoral:15
  • Advising Load 2021/02: Total:15 Doctoral:15
  • 2020 endEARment Award
  • The Use of Static and Dynamic Cues for Vowel Identification by Children Wearing Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implants
  • Differences in Visual Attention During Word Learning Among Children with Cochlear Implants
  • Audio-Visual Novel Word Learning in Children with CIs
  • Audiovisual Integration During Novel Word Learning Among School-Aged Children with Cochlear Implants
  • Attention to visual speech and its relationship with novel word learning among children with cochlear implants and children with normal hearing listening to cochlear implant-simulated speech
  • Learning from variability: Behavioral to neural perspectives on speech perception and production in cochlear implant users
  • Creation and Validation of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Skills Review (Pediatric CISR)- (The Cochlear Corporation)
  • Investigating Word Learning Strategy Differences in Children with Typical Hearing and Children with Cochlear Implants- (The Spencer Foundation)
  • Sarah Sparks-PhD (Speech and Hearing Science) (Doctoral) 2021/01
  • Community Outreach Subcommittee (AuD Program) 2020/01
  • Chair of Admissions to the AuD Program 2020/02
  • Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Committee 2021/01
  • Search Committee for two Clinical Educators 2020/03-2020/03
  • Editorial Board Reviewer for the American Journal of Speech Language Pathology 2020/02
  • Reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Linguistics 2020/01-2020/01
  • NIH Virtual Workshop on Grantsmanship 2020/01-2020/01
  • Supporting Diverse Students in CSD 2020/02-2020/02
  • "Eliminating Tonotopic Mismatch in Cochlear Implant Users: Barriers to Successful Translation" 2020/02-2020/02
  • Joint meeting of the Midwest Conference on Cochlear Implants (CI CRASH) & Mid-Atlantic Symposium on Hearing (MASH) 2021/01-2021/01
  • NIH Virtual Workshop on Grantsmanship 2021/01-2021/01
  • Early-Career Investigators Applying to NIDCD 2021/01-2021/01
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