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Walden, Patrick R

Patrick R. Walden, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair

Department: Speech-Language Pathology

Office: Graduate Center 178

Phone: 732-923-4622

Email: pwalden@monmouth.edu


Patrick R. Walden is an Associate Professor, Chair, and Program Director of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology. He is a nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist with research interests in disorders of voice and speech in adults, learning theory, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). With research funding from The Voice Foundation as well as ASHA’s Special Interest Groups, his research has focused on education in acoustics, learning theories as applied to clinical supervision, as well as auditory-perceptual evaluation of voice.

Education

Ph.D. in Adult Education, Florida Atlantic University

M.A. in Communication Disorders, New Mexico State University

B.A. in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Florida State University

Current Research and Scholarship

  • Novice listeners’ perceptual learning of auditory-perceptual voice qualities
  • Development of vocal acoustic norms for short speech samples
  • Listeners’ experience and auditory-perceptual ratings of voice quality

Databases Published:

Walden, Patrick (2020), “Perceptual Voice Qualities Database (PVQD)”, Mendeley Data, V3, doi: 10.17632/9dz247gnyb.3 (Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.17632/9dz247gnyb.3) 

Peer-reviewed Publications:

Walden, P.R. & Rau, S. (in press). Individual Voice Quality Predictors of Overall Dysphonia Severity: CAPE-V and GRBAS Scales. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Walden, P.R. (in press). Learning acoustic assessment of voice: An action research-based SoTL project. Journal of Voice.

Walden, P.R. (in press). Perceptual Voice Qualities Database (PVQD): Database characteristics. Journal of Voice. DOI: https://doi-org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2020.10.001

Walden, P.R. (2022). Student Motivation, Anxiety and Pass/Fail Grading: A SoTL Project. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders, 6(1), Article 13. DOI: https://doi.org/10.30707/TLCSD6.1.1649037808.651639

Walden, P. R., & Khayumov, J. (2022). The Use of Auditory-Perceptual Training as a Research Method: A Summary Review. Journal of Voice, 36(3), 322–334. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2020.06.032

Bensoussan, Y., Pinto, J., Crowson, M., Walden, P. R., Rudzicz, F., & Johns III, M. (2021). Voice gender identification using convolutional neural networks: Proof-of-concept for treatment outcome in gender-affirming voice care. The Laryngoscope, 131(5), E1611-E1615. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.29281

Battaglia, D. & Walden, P. R. (2020). Undergraduate research programs: Challenges and opportunities. Perspectives on Undergraduate Research & Mentoring (PURM), 9.1, https://www.elon.edu/u/academics/undergraduate-research/purm/past-issues/.

Walden, P.R. (2020). Competency-based education: Purposes and promises. Seminars in Speech and Language, 41, 289-297.

Freeman, M., & Walden, P.R. (2020). Literature-based strategies for clinical fellow mentorship. Seminars in Speech and Language, 41, 337-348.

Sunjung, K., Wiseheart, R., & Walden, P.R. (2018). Do multimedia instructional designs enhance comprehension in college students with dyslexia? Journal of Postsecondary Education and Research, 31(4), 351-365.

Dorman, K., Booz, J., & Walden, P.R. (2017). First-person narratives by transgender individuals on voice and communication. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 2(10), Part 2, 60-63.

Ariza, N., & Walden, P. R. (2017). Speech-language Pathologists’ perceptions of the common core state standards: A multi-state study. Journal of Undergraduate Research, 14(2), 13-26.

Walden, P.R. (2014: November-December). Practice and feedback schedules: Lessons from established principles of motor learning. VoicePrints: Journal of the New York Singing Teacher’s Association, 5-6.

Walden, P.R., & Gordon-Pershey, M. (2013). Applying adult experiential learning theory to clinical supervision: A practical guide for supervisors and supervisees. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 23(3), 122-144.

Gordon-Pershey, M., & Walden, P.R. (2013). Supervisor and Supervisee Perceptions of an Adult Learning Model of Graduate Student Supervision. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 23(1), 12-21.

McInerney, M., & Walden, P.R. (2013). Evaluating the use of an assistive listening device for communication efficiency using the Diapix Task: A pilot study. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 65(1), 25-31.

Jacobson, P.F., & Walden, P.R. (2013). Lexical diversity and omission errors as predictors of language ability in the narratives of sequential Spanish-English bilinguals: A cross-language comparison. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22, 554-565.

Walden, P.R., & Bell-Berti, F. (2013). Reflective practice’s effect on student recall of acoustics for speech science. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 34(4), 248-255.

Walden, P.R., & Bryan, V. C. (2011). Speech-language pathologists’ informal learning: Behaviours and motivations. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 13(4), 378-388.

Walden, P.R., Bryan, V. C., & Ramlall, S. (2011). Informal learning in the workplace: A comparison of two models. International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, 11(1), 1-15.

Walden, P. R. (2011). Conceptualizations of organizational change viewed through the lens of power: A tutorial for the speech-language pathologist/audiologist administrator. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 21(1), 9-17.

Walden, P.R., & Bamdas, J. (2011). Student preferences for learning speech acoustics using active learning methods. Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA) Journal. 2(1), 83-98.

Walden, P.R., & Bryan, V. C. (2010). Tenured and non-tenured college of education faculty motivators and barriers in grant writing: A public university in the south. Journal of Research Administration, 41(3), 85-98.

Walden, P.R. (2010). Student perceptions of learning speech science concepts in a hybrid environment. Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA) Journal, 1(1).

Walden, P.R. (2009). Using a web page design activity to promote active learning of course content in an undergraduate anatomy and physiology course. Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, 12(2), 53-58.

Book Chapters:

Walden, P.R. (2015). Integration of informal learning theory and practice into the study of implementation in healthcare contexts. In O. Mejiuno, P. Cranton, and O. Taiwo (Eds.), Measuring and Analyzing Informal Learning in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Walden, P.R., Gordon-Pershey, M., & Paul, R. (2014). Communication sampling procedures. In R. Paul (Ed.), Introduction to clinical methods in communication disorders, 3rd ed. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Company.

Walden, P.R. (2011). Learning from experience: Future directions for clinical supervision. In L. Carozza. The science of successful supervision and mentorship (pp. 165-178). San Diego: Plural Publishing.

Presentations

Walden, P.R. (2021, November). SIG-sponsored IPP Cases: Implementation Ideas Using Educational Theory. 1-Hr Invited Seminar at the 2021 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Washington, D.C.

Bellon-Harn, M., Daniels, D., Ginsberg, S., Matthews, J. J., Morris, L., Sanders, S., Walden, P. R., & Williams, R. (2021, November). Holistic Education: Best Practices for Retention. 1-Hr Seminar presented at the 2021 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Washington, D.C.

Visconti, C. F., Ginsberg, S., Hoepner, J., Friberg, J. DeRuiter, M., & Walden, P. R. (2021, November). Peering Into Peer Review: Peer Review Inter-judge Disparity. Poster presented at the 2021 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Washington, D.C.

Friberg, J., Walden, P.R., Visconti, C.F., Hoepner, J.K., Ginsberg, S., & DeRuiter, M. (2019). From “Teaching Problem” to SoTL Study: Choose Your Own Adventure! One-hour seminar presented at the 2019 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Orlando, FL.

Walden, P.R. (2019, November). Graduate Student Self-Report of Course-related Anxiety and Pass-Fail Grading. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Orlando, FL.

Visconti, C.F., & Walden, P.R. (2019). Getting started with your SoTL project: Making your evidence work for all. Invited 1.5-hour webinar to support ASHA’s Academic Faculty Development Institute on November 11, 2019.

Walden, P.R. (2018, November). Adults’ clinical learning behaviors: Lessons for academic and clinical educators. Invited 1-hour session at the 2018 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Boston, MA.

Walden, P.R., & Velardi, R. (2018, June). Teaching reliable perception of voice qualities: A review of the literature. Poster presented at The Voice Foundation’s 2018 Symposium on Care of the Professional Voice in Philadelphia, PA.

Seikel, A., McInerney, M., Walden, P.R. (2016, November). Teaching Toolbox: Challenges in Speech, Hearing and Neurosciences. Invited 3-hour short course at the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Philadelphia, PA.

Jacobson, P.F., & Walden, P.R. (2015, November). A Cross-Language Comparison of Object Omission and Speech Rate in Spanish-English Bilinguals with Language Impairment. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Denver, CO.

Walden, P.R., & McInerney, M. H.  (2014, November). A quick activity for the analysis of functional outcome of amplification devices. One-half hour oral presentation at the 2014 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Orlando, FL.

Hays, S., Steckly, R. G., & Walden, P.R. (2014, November). Interacting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered parents and caregivers in healthcare settings and the schools. One-half hour oral presentation at the 2014 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in Orlando, FL.

Walden, P.R., & McInerney, M. (2013, September). Determining functional outcome of hearing amplification: The case for language sample analysis. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Gordon-Pershey, M., & Walden, P. R. (2012, November). Supervisor and Supervisee perceptions of an adult learning supervision model. One-hour Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

McInerney, M.R., & Walden, P.R. (2012). Evaluating causes of communication breakdown with and without assistive listening devices using a Diapix Task. Poster presented at the 2012 biannual conference of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology in Providence, RI.

Walden, P.R., & Gordon-Pershey, M. (2011, November). Development of a quality scale for qualitative research in CSD. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association in San Diego, California.

Walden, P.R., Lewis, L., Masiongale, T., Boehm, J., Orenstein, E., & Janoski, B. (2011, November). Clinical indicators of dysphagia in patients with impaired cognitive function. Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Convention of the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association in San Diego, California.

Jacobson, P.F., & Walden, P.R. (2011, July). Measuring lexical diversity in the Spanish and English narratives of school-age children with language impairment. Paper presented at the 2011 International Association for the Study of Child Language in Montreal, Canada.

Walden, P.R., & Gordon-Pershey, M. (2010, November). Forms of qualitative research in communication sciences and disorders. Paper presented at the 2010 annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Altman, B., Bamdas, J., Bryan, V. C., Conceicao, S., Findley, B., Penney, G., & Walden, P. R. (2010, October). Informal learning and other evolutions in training and development: Bridges to personal and organizational change. Paper presented at the 2010 annual conference of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education, Clearwater Beach, FL.

Jacobson, P.F., & Walden, P.R. (2010, April). Estimating relative proficiency in Spanish-English bilingual children using an oral narrative retell task. Paper presented at the 2010 New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual convention in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Walden, P.R., & Bryan, V.C. (2009, November). Making the most of your work: Informal learning during practice. Paper presented at the 2009 annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

Walden, P.R., & Bryan, V.C. (2009, February). Informal learning in medical settings: Contributions of speech-language pathologists’ “worked” experiences. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association’s 32nd Annual Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Walden, P.R., & Bryan, V.C. (2009, February). Triggers for informal workplace learning in medical work settings. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association’s 32nd Annual Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Grant Support/Academic Funding

Walden, P.R. (2021). Auditory-Perceptual Rating of Voice Quality: An ERP Study. Funded Grant: St. John’s University.

Walden, P. R., (2017). Perceptual Voice Qualities Database (PVQD). Funded Grant: The Voice Foundation.

Walden, P.R., & Gordon-Pershey, M. (2010). An Adult Learning Approach to Supervision in Speech-Language Pathology: Supervisor and Supervisee Perceptions and Outcomes.  Funded Grant: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Special Interest Group 11: Administration and Supervision.

Professional Associations & Activities

Courses

Recently Taught Classes

2022 Summer E

  • Clinical Methods in Speech-Language Pathology – SLP 604