Randall R. Robey

Associate Professor
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Bavaro Hall 234E
417 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Ph.D., Ohio University, Athens, 1985
M.A., Marshall University, 1976
B.A., Marshall University, 1975
EDHS 2450: Introduction to Communication Disorders
Credits: 3
A survey course of human communication, communication disorders, and the clinical professionals who improve the lives of people presenting with a communication disorder (including career opportunities, worksites, responsibilities, and compensation). Lectures contrast scientific understandings with society's perceptions of disordered communication through portrayals in popular culture media.
EDHS 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study
EDHS 7020: Evidence Based Practice
Credits: 2
This is a course about clinical statistics, clinical research, and clinical practice. The central focus of the course is integrating clinical research, clinical expertise, and client values for informing clinical decisions. Lectures and hands-on learning experiences center on understanding and critically analyzing reports of clinical research, as well as systematic reviews, for the purpose of informing clinical practice.
EDHS 7080: Disorders of Fluency
Credits: 3
A lecture-discussion and clinical study of fluency disorders: development, theory, evaluation, and treatment.
EDHS 7993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Permits students to work on individual study topics, under close faculty guidance, when particular needs cannot be met by registration in regularly scheduled courses. May be repeated for credit; however, only six credits of EDHS 7993 may be included in an M.Ed. degree program. The independent study topic must be listed on the student's degree application. Section 1: Letter Grading Section 2: S/U Grading Prerequisite: Approval of advisor and instructor, and an approved plan of study.
EDHS 8030: Neurogenic Communication Disorders
Credits: 3
Review of contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for patients with dysarthria or apraxia of speech: includes semiology, etiology, pathophysiology and nosology. Introduces clinical practice, including evaluation, treatment and counseling. Prerequisite/corequisite: EDHS 5020, 5050, 7060, 7190 or instructor permission.
EDHS 8120: Disorders of Communication Based in Cognitive Dysfunction
Credits: 3
Reviews contemporary issues in the practice of speech-language pathology for persons presenting with right cerebral hemisphere pathology, traumatic brain injury, dementia including epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, semiology, or nosology. Introduces clinical practice including evaluation, treatment, and counseling. Prerequisite: EDHS 7190 or instructor permission.
EDHS 8170: Clinical Externship
Credits: 1–6
Clinical practice in the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of children and adults with communicative disorders. Programs are individually structured to provide experience with a variety of clinical populations, age groups, and specializations. The sites are off-grounds, and usually within a two hour driving distance of the University. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDHS 8800: Clinical Internship in Speech-Language Pathology
Credits: 12
This is a full-time semester-long clinical internship at an affiliating agency that may be located in Virginia or across the United States. Affiliating agencies include public schools and healthcare institutions in Virginia and throughout the U.S. Interns practice all aspects of Speech-Language Pathology under the direct supervision of one or more certified and licensed speech-language pathologist(s) employed by the affiliating site.
EDHS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study
EDHS 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.