Faculty Profile

Benjamin Kirby

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, University of Iowa, 2014.
Major: Speech and Hearing Science
Degree Specialization: audiology
Dissertation Title: The impact of frequency compression on cortical evoked potentials and perception
AUD, University of Iowa, 2010.
Major: Audiology
Dissertation Title: Relationships between electrically-evoked potentials and loudness growth in bilateral cochlear implant users
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2003.
Major: Linguistics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASLP 6680.001, Pediatric Audiology, Spring 2020
ASLP 3030.001, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Spring 2020
ASLP 6730.005, Seminar in Audiology, Fall 2019 Syllabus
ASLP 3030.003, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Fall 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

No previous courses available.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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