ACAE Accreditation Publications

Articles from Audiology Today

The magazine of, by and for audiologists.
Republished with permission from the American Academy of Audiology.
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Catherine V. Palmer, The Importance of the Accreditation Site Visit to the Accreditation Agency and the Program, Audiology Today, May/June 2018

James W. Hall III, Educating AuD Students for the Practice of Evidence-Based Audiology, Audiology Today, March/April 2018

James W. Hall III, What Is Evidence-Based Audiology?, Audiology Today, January/February 2018



Meggan Olek, 2018: A Year of Transition, Audiology Today, November/December 2017

Doris Gordon, An Open Letter, Audiology Today, September/October 2017

Doris Gordon, Summary of the Second Annual Clinical Education Forum at AudiologyNOW! 2017, Audiology Today, July/August 2017

James W. Hall III, Audiology Education Innovative International Initiatives, Audiology Today, May/June 2017

Doris Gordon, Lisa L. Hunter, and James W. Hall III, It’s Time to Rethink Clinical Education in Audiology, Audiology Today, March/April 2017

Doris Gordon, Audiology Education in an Era of Government Oversight (Is Big Brother Watching?), Audiology Today, January/February 2017



Doris Gordon, One Fell Swoop, Audiology Today, November/December 2016

Martha Mundy, Gail Whitelaw, and Doris Gordon, Another Close Look at the 2016 Clinical Education Forum, Audiology Today, September/October 2016

Rupa Balachandran, Carol Cokely, Sumitrajit Dhar, Erica Friedland, Alyssa R. Needleman, and Doris Gordon, A Closer Look at the ACAE 2016 Clinical Education Forum, Audiology Today, July/August 2016

Hunter, Lisa, Hall, James W. III, and Gordon Doris, Tomorrow’s Standards TodayAudiology Today, May/June 2016

Clinical Education Forum at AudiologyNOW!Audiology Today, March/April 2016

Joshi, Arun, Why Students and University Programs Should Be Interested in ACAEAudiology Today,  January/February 2016



Hall III, James W., “Thinking Globally About Audiology Education”, Audiology Today, May/June 2015

Hunter, Lisa and Gordon, Doris, “Exploring Audiology in South Korea”, Audiology Today, March/April 2015

Gordon, Doris and Contributors, “Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Hopes and Dreams of A New Year”, Audiology Today, January/February 2015



Hunter, Lisa and Gordon, Doris, “2014: A Year of Challenge and Gratitude”; “2015: A Promise for the Future of Audiology Education”, Audiology Today, November/December 2014

Friedland, Erica, “Audiology From The Student’s Perspective – Listen Up!”, Audiology Today, September/ October 2014

Friedland, Erica, “Audiology From the Student’s Perspective”, Audiology Today, July/August 2014

Gordon, Doris, “Rallying Around a Cause: ACAE’s Proposed Standards”, Audiology Today, May/June 2014

Ramachandran, Virginia, “Prepared for Change: Why Competency Today Is Not Necessarily Good Enough for Tomorrow and How Accreditation Can Help”, Audiology Today Mar/April2014

Lau, Andy, “Till There Was You” – And What Audiologists Should Learn From It”, Audiology Today, Jan/Feb 2014



Information from the Institute of Medicine

Browne, Jeff, “Audiologists, Do you want more?”, Audiology Today, Nov/Dec 2013

Compton- Conley, Cynthia, “Ensuring Our Future: The Pathway to Excellence in Audiology Education”, Audiology Today, Jan/Feb 2013, Vol. 25, # 1, page 81

Taylor, Brian, “Reality-Based Practice in the Age of Transparency”, Audiology Today, Mar/April 2013, Vol. 25, # 2, page 80

Gordon, Doris, “Happy Birthday, ACAE”, Audiology Today, Vol. 25, # 3, May/June 2013, page 71

Hunter, Lisa, “Excellence in Education: The 2013 Stakeholder Survey (Part 1 of 2)”, Audiology Today, July/August 2013, Vol. 25, # 4, page 72

Hunter, Lisa, “Audiology is Ripe for the Next Stage of Development in Audiology Education”, Audiology Today, Sept/Oct 2013, Vol. 25, # 5, page 70



Valente, Maureen, “Top 10 Benefits of ACAE Accreditation”, Audiology Today, Jan/Feb 2012, Vol. 24, # 1, page 67

Mundy, Martha R., “Program Accreditation & Quality Improvement”, Audiology Today, Mar/April 2012, Vol. 24, # 2, page 78

Friedland, Erica and Gaffney, Patricia, “A Sneak Preview Behind the Scenes at ACAE”, Audiology Today, May/June 2012, Vol. 24, # 3, page 7273

Hunter, Lisa, “Let’s Get Engaged”, Audiology Today, July/August 2012, Vol. 24, # 4, page 81

Hunter, Lisa, “Silos are Great for Storing Corn, But…”, Audiology Today, Sept/Oct, Vol. 24, # 5, page 75

Gordon, Doris, “Education – Excellence Can’t Wait”, Audiology Today, Nov/Dec, Vol. 24, # 6, page 72



Fabry, David, “Jim Jerger By The Letters”, Audiology Today, Jan/Feb 2011, Vol. 23, # 1, page 18

Ramachandran, Virginia, “Clinical Education in Audiology: The Emperor’s New Clothes”, Audiology Today, Sept/Oct 2011, Vol. 23, # 6, page 18

Church, Gerald T, “On Accreditation”, Nov/Dec 2011, Vol. 23, # 6, page 82



Windmill, Ian; Freeman, Barry; Jerger, James; Scott, Jack, “Guiding Principles for the Interaction Between Academic Programs & Industry”, Audiology Today, Mar/April, Vol. 22, # 2, page46

Gordon, Doris, “Higher Education is on the Move”, Audiology Today, Mar/April, Vol. 22, # 2, page 81

ACAE Board of Directors, “A Core Value of the Profession: Education”, Audiology Today, Jul/Aug 2010, Vol. 22, # 4, page 77



Gordon, Doris, “Thoughts on Accreditation”, Mar/April 2009, Vol. 21, # 2, page 76

Palmer, Catherine V, “ACAE: Time to be Smarter about Accreditation”, May/June 2009, Vol. 21, # 3, page 71

Palmer, Catherine V, “Best Practice: It’s a Matter of Ethics”, Audiology Today, Sept/Oct 2009, Vol. 21, # 5 page 30

Freeman, Barry A, “The Coming Crisis in Audiology”, Audiology Today, Nov/Dec 2009, Vol. 21, # 6, page 46

Gordon, Doris, “A Personal Experience”, Audiology Today, Nov/Dec 2009, Vol. 21, # 6, page 62



Grimes, Alison, “President’s Message – Accreditation: I’m Not a Student, What’s in It for Me? And Why Should I Pay for It”, Audiology Today, Mar/April 2008, Vol. 20, # 2, page 46

Windmill, Ian M, “A Review of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) & its Focus”, Audiology Today, Nov/Dec 2008, Vol. 20 # 6, page 7



Windmill, Ian M, “Why Every Audiologist Should Care About University Program Accreditation”, Audiology Today, Mar/April 2007, Vol. 19, # 2, page 22

Windmill, Ian M, “The Truth About Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the US Department of Education”, Audiology Today, May/June 2007, Vol. 19, # 3, page 46

Freeman, Barry A, “Matching State Licensure Laws with University Audiology Accreditation”, Audiology Today, May/June 2007, Vol. 19, # 3, page 48



Loavenbruck, Angela, “An Important Step Forward in the Evolution of the Audiology Profession”, Audiology Today, July/August 2006, Vol. 18, # 4 page 39



Loavenbruck, Angela, “President’s Message”, Audiology Today, Jan/Feb 2003, Vol. 15, # 1, page 6



Loavenbruck, Angela, “President’s Message”, Audiology Today, Mar/April 2002, Vol. 14, # 2, page 8