Selected Higher Education Reports and Surveys
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Last updated 4/8/2014
Strategic Plan to Increase the Student Pipeline and Workforce for PhD Researchers and Faculty Researchers [PDF]
December 2013 Academic Affairs Board report on the status of the PhD pipeline to the ASHA Board of Directors
Ad Hoc Committee on Supervision Report on Knowledge, Skills and Training Consideration for Individuals Serving as Supervisors [PDF]
December 2013 report to the ASHA Board of Directors on knowledge and skills training considerations for individuals serving as supervisors
Academic Affairs Board Report to the ASHA Board of Directors on the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology [PDF]
October 2012 report to the ASHA Board of Directors on the role of a clinical doctoral degree in speech-language pathology
Communication Sciences & Disorders Education Survey Data Reports
National and individual state aggregate data reports
Report of the 2008 Joint Ad Hoc Committee on PhD Shortages in Communication Sciences and Disorders [PDF]
Crisis in the Discipline Report 2002 [PDF]
PhD Program Survey Results 2002 Executive Summary [PDF]
2008 Researcher Survey Report
ASHA conducted the 2008 Researcher Survey in an effort to better serve the interests and needs of the communication sciences and disorders research community.
Report on Emerging Areas of Clinical Practice
In order to help professionals with work related to clinical practice, professional education and development, advocacy, and research, an ASHA team developed and applied a systematic process and tools to gather data and facilitate team decisions regarding emerging areas of clinical practice. These tools include guiding clinical questions, a decision making flowchart, a list of targeted data sources, and a spreadsheet data tracker.
National Summary Report for Praxis Data in Audiology [PDF] and National Summary Report for Praxis Data in Speech-Language Pathology [PDF]
Review the National Summary Reports which include the most current descriptive statistics of Praxis exam scores.
Audiology Education Summit I: A Collaborative Approach
Read the conference report [PDF, 3.6MB] of the Audiology Education Summit: A Collaborative Approach, conducted January 13–15, 2005, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as a joint initiative of ASHA, CAA, and CAPCSD. The report outlines the outcomes of the conference-characteristics of clinical doctoral programs in audiology that would optimally prepare students to become desirable, employable professionals. Contents of the report could be used to assist programs in developing, evaluating, and enhancing clinical doctoral education in audiology.
Audiology Education Summit II: Strengthening Partnerships in Clinical Education
This summit was held February 3–5, 2006, in Phoenix, Arizona. Sponsored by CAPCSD, CAA, AAA, and ASHA. The meeting's purpose was to share information among clinical preceptors and educators about evolving practices in audiology doctoral programs, and to recommend best practices for universities and clinical sites to incorporate into their training models.
PhD Program Survey Results 2002 Executive Summary
The Joint Ad Hoc Committee on the Shortage of PhD Students and Faculty in Communication Sciences and Disorders was established to address the shortage of PhD faculty in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
SLP Education Summit: "The Subject is Change"
This summit was conducted February 1–4, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana and sponsored by ASHA, CAPCSD, CAA and CFCC. The purpose of this conference was to explore, develop and extend paradigms for the preparation of successful speech-language pathologists of the future.
Other Higher Education Reports
Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States [PDF]
The survey was designed, administered and analyzed by the Babson Survey Research Group with data collection conducted in partnership with the College Board and sponsored in part by Pearson and the Sloan Consortium.
The Condition of Education 2013 [PDF, 11.5MB]
Survey of Earned Doctorates 2012 Data Report
National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)
Preliminary Report/Executive Summary: MGH Consensus Conference on the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology [PDF]
Prepared by the planning committee of the Consensus Conference on the Clinical/Professional Doctorate In Speech-Language Pathology
Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) The Path Forward: Future of Graduate Education in the United States
A research effort to examine the political, demographic, socioeconomic, educational, and financial rends that impact participation in graduate education conducted jointly by CGS and the Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
Interprofessional Education Collaborative Expert Panel [PDF] (2011).
Report of an expert panel. Washington, D.C.: Interprofessional Education Collaborative.
Team-Based Competencies: Building a Shared Foundation For Education and Clinical Practice
IPEC February 2011 conference proceedings [PDF] highlighting the advancement of interprofessional education.
State of Higher Education Finance FY-2012 [PDF, 15.3MB]
Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups July 2010
National Center for Education Statistics Report [PDF] examines the progress and challenges of students in the U.S.