This course is scheduled for September 17, 2023, as a real-time CORSPAN webinar. You can complete the course requirements by taking the quiz between September 19 and September 26. Watching the replay is available, but not required.
CORSPAN invited 6 accent modification clients to discuss their experiences.
President Bob McKinney presents on linguistic discrimination and accent modification in this professional development event from 1/31/2021.
Recently, some Speech-Language Pathologists have voiced concerns about whether it is appropriate to provide targeted phonological instruction (aka “accent modification”) to non-native speakers as an elective service. CORSPAN invited a panel of providers to address these concerns, and this short video includes some of their responses.
In this CORSPAN CEU event from 10/23/2022, Paula Gallay presents “Teaching Suprasegmentals: The Overlooked Skills”.
Presentation Overview: Learn the importance of teaching suprasegmentals in your accent modification practice. Topics include obstacles to teaching, how to recognize when to address suprasegmental skills, and effective techniques to teaching stress, rhythm, intonation, linking and reductions. Proven techniques explained, with examples.
Join CORSPAN president Bob McKinney as he discusses the ethics of accent modification. This 3rd CORSPAN CEU seminar seeks to provide a better understanding of best practices in accent modification and directly addresses the concerns related to the ethical provision of these elective services.