Applying Adult Experiential Learning Theory to Clinical Supervision: A Practical Guide for Supervisors and Supervisees This article describes the application of adult experiential learning theory to the clinical supervision of graduate student clinicians in communication sciences and disorders. The proposed adult experiential learning model integrates enhanced and updated interpretations of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Practical tools to help supervisors and supervisees implement the model are provided: a ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2013
Applying Adult Experiential Learning Theory to Clinical Supervision: A Practical Guide for Supervisors and Supervisees
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  • Patrick R. Walden
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, St. John’s University, New York, NY
  • Monica Gordon-Pershey
    School of Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
  • Patrick R. Walden

    Financial Disclosure: Patrick R. Walden is an Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator at St. John’s University. Monica Gordon-Pershey is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences at Cleveland State University. Portions of this research were supported by a grant from ASHA’s SIG 11: Administration and Supervision, awarded to both Dr. Walden and Dr. Gordon-Pershey.

    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Patrick R. Walden has previously published in the subject area. Monica Gordon-Pershey has previously published in the subject area.

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Article   |   October 01, 2013
Applying Adult Experiential Learning Theory to Clinical Supervision: A Practical Guide for Supervisors and Supervisees
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 2013, Vol. 23, 121-144. doi:10.1044/aas23.3.121
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, October 2013, Vol. 23, 121-144. doi:10.1044/aas23.3.121

This article describes the application of adult experiential learning theory to the clinical supervision of graduate student clinicians in communication sciences and disorders. The proposed adult experiential learning model integrates enhanced and updated interpretations of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Practical tools to help supervisors and supervisees implement the model are provided: a clinical supervision worksheet and two case studies illustrating use of the model.

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