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The intelligibility of sentences presented in noise improves when the listener can view the talker's face. Our aims were to quantify this benefit, and to relate it to individual differences among subjects in lipreading ability and among sentences in lipreading difficulty. Auditory and audiovisual speech-reception thresholds (SRTs) were measured in 20(More)
The strategy for measuring speech-reception thresholds for sentences in noise advocated by Plomp and Mimpen (Audiology, 18, 43-52, 1979) was modified to create a reliable test for measuring the difficulty which listeners have in speech reception, both auditorily and audio-visually. The test materials consist of 10 lists of 15 short sentences of homogeneous(More)
This paper uses a mixed-method approach to examine the efficacy of a 5-week distance learning model that offered 2-credit courses for K–12 in-service teachers as a form of professional development. This study examined the experiences of the inservice teachers across online professional development courses and analyzed participant surveys from this(More)
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