Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Elissa Zylla-Jones

Elissa Zylla-Jones

Elissa Zylla-Jones

Contact

1199 Haley Center
(334) 844-9688
zyllael@auburn.edu

Education

  • Purdue University, M.S.
  • University of the Pacific, B.A.

Office Hours

  • By appointment

About Elissa Zylla-Jones
Clinical Professor

Major Research areas

  • Clinical education & supervision
  • Early intervention, pediatric dysphagia, and autism

Classes Taught

  • CMDS 4580 – Introduction to Clinical Practicum
  • CMDS 4910 – Undergraduate Clinical Practicum
  • CMDS 7500 – Graduate Clinical Practicum
  • CMDS 7920 – Field Experience in Speech Language Pathology

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications:

  • Moran, M., Phillips, D., Zylla-Jones, E. Perspectives on Administration and Supervision 2012;22 55-63 http://div11perspectives.asha.org/cgi/content/abstract/22/2/55
  • Marghjitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E.; Kulkarni, S. Use of Technology Enhanced Education to Improve the Teaching & Learning Process: A Technical, Pedagogical, Cultural and Research Study. International Journal of Virtual Reality, 2008, 7 (1): 45-52
  • Marghitu, D., Kulkarni, S., Zylla-Jones, E. Auburn University Computer Literacy Academy for Children: dealing with Disabilities. Paper published in the Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education: Diversity through Accessibility; sponsored by Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Conference Proceedings, March 2008.
  • Wilson, M.W. & Zylla-Jones, E.  Identification and Remediation of At-Risk Student Clinicians in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.  Invited article, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, 18:24-31, March 2008.
  • Marghitu, D., and Zylla-Jones, E. Multidimensional Computer Literacy Program for Typical and Special Needs Children: An Auburn University Case Study. Published in Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference Proceedings, March 2007.
  • Zylla-Jones, E. Using a Junior Clinician Program to Optimize Clinical Observations. Peer reviewed paper published in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Division 11 Newsletter, pages 8 –11, June 2007.

Presentations:

  • Zylla-Jones, E., Burrus, A.E., & Willis L. “Video Self-Assessment: How do I look?” American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, Illinois, November 14, 2013.
  • Zylla-Jones, E. & Willis, L.  “Using Video Analysis to Improve Students’ Clinical Skills.” Southeastern University Clinical Educators Conference, Panama City, FL. September 26, 2013.
  • Burrus, E., Zylla-Jones, E. Willis, L. Using Self-evaluations to Improve Clinical Performance. Georgia Speech & Hearing Association Annual Conference. Macon, GA. February 2013
  • Burrus, A.E., Willis, L.B., & Zylla-Jones, E. “Using Diagnostic Protocols to Facilitate Knowledge and Skills.” Georgia Speech and Hearing Association, Macon, Georgia, February 8 and 9, 2013.
  • Zylla-Jones, E., Burrus, E., Willis. L. Facilitating Carryover of Academics and Diagnostics in a University Training Program. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Atlanta, GA November 2012
  • Willis, L., Burrus, E., Zylla-Jones, E. Clinical Impact on Career Decision Making. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. San Diego, CA November 2011
  • Moran, M., Phillips, D., Zylla-Jones, E. Facilitating the Transition from Classroom to Clinic. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. San Diego, CA November 2011
  • Willis, L. Burrus, E., Zylla-Jones, E.  Making the Decision. Southeast University Clinical Educators Annual Conference. Birmingham, AL October 2011.
  • Willis, L. Burrus, E., Zylla-Jones, E. “SLP or AUD?: Decisions, Decisions.” Tennessee Association of Audiologists & Speech Language Pathologist (TAASLP) and the Tennessee Academy of Audiology (TAA). Franklin, Tennessee. October 2010.
  • Wilson, M., Clark-Lewis, S., Zylla-Jones, E. Students at-risk for Clinical Competence: All Hands on Deck!  American Academy of Audiology Audiology NOW! Dallas, TX. April 3, 2009.
  • Newman, W.; Victor, S.; & Zylla-Jones, E. Tools for the First Time Supervisor. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA Nov. 2009
  • Zylla-Jones, E.; Marghitu, D.  Technology Can Be Fun: Students & Clients Benefit From Computers. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA Nov. 2009.
  • McKee, S.; Mullins, K.  & Zylla-Jones, E. Preschool In-service Trainings Benefit Graduate Students & the Community. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. New Orleans, LA November 2009
  • Willis, L. & Zylla-Jones, E. An SLP’s Guide to Establishing Effective Community Support Groups. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. New Orleans, LA Nov. 2009
  • Zylla-Jones, E. How to Establish Preschool Training Programs in Your Community. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Chicago, IL. November 2008.
  • Zylla-Jones, E, & Wilson, M. Identification and Remediation of Marginal Student Clinicians. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL, Nov. 2008.
  • Blackley, S.; Zylla-Jones, E.; et al. English Language Structure: What Do Our Graduate Students Know? American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Chicago, IL, Nov. 2008.
  • Marghitu, D., Kulkarni, S., Zylla-Jones, E. Auburn University Computer Literacy Academy for Children: dealing with Disabilities. Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education: sponsored by Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Conference, Portland Oregon March 2008.
  • Marghitu, D., Kulkarni, S., Zylla-Jones, E. Auburn University Computer Literacy Academy for Children: dealing with Disabilities. Presentation: Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education: sponsored by Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Portland Oregon March 2008.
  • Zylla-Jones, E. Training Preschool Teachers to Facilitate Communication Skills in Children. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention. Boston, MA, November 2007.
  • Zylla-Jones, E,;  Marghitu, D. Increasing Clinical Goals for Clients and Clinicians Using Computer Technology. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention. Boston, MA, November 2007.
  • Marghitu, D., & Zylla-Jones, E. Multidimensional Computer Literacy Program: Typical & Special Needs Children. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), San Antonio, TX.,  3/07

Grants Awarded

  • Marghitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E. Computer Literacy Academy for Children (Dealing with Disabilities). Access Computing Grant for Students with Disabilities, University of Washington, $5,000, April 2009.
  • Marghitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E. Computer Literacy Academy for Children (Dealing with Disabilities). University of Washington, $5,000, April 2008
  • Marghitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E. The Daniel F. Breeden Endowment for Faculty Enhancement, Auburn University, $500.00, April 2008 – May 2009 Continuation Grant
  • Marghitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E. Computer Literacy Academy for Children (Dealing with Disabilities). Access Computing Grant for Students with Disabilities, University of Washington,  $3,800, April 2007.
  • Marghitu, D.; Zylla-Jones, E. The Daniel F. Breeden Endowment for Faculty Enhancement, Auburn University, $500.00, April 2007 – May 2008.

Professional Service

  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention Committee 2012
  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention Committee 2011
  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Special Interest Group  11:Administration and Supervision,  Steering Committee Member, 2012-2014.
  • Reviewed Text Clinical Observations by G. Hambrecht and T. Rice
  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) SIG 11:Administration and Supervision,  Editor for Perspectives, 2008 to present.
  • ASHA SIG 11: Column Coordinator for Newsletter and Articles,  2005-2008

Last Updated: August 11, 2016