Speech Pathology

Dr Christopher Plant

PhD Speech & Language Sciences, MSc Language Pathology, MA Psycholinguistics & Neurolinguistics, BA English Language

Lecturer in Speech and Language Pathology
Albury / Wodonga
Building 673 Room 404

Chris completed PhD studies at Newcastle University (UK) in 2012 and subsequently began an academic career in Australia as a lecturer in speech pathology. Chris has taught at various universities in Australia before joining CSU including James Cook University, Griffith University, and Southern Cross University.

Chris’ primary areas of teaching and clinical experience are related to speech pathology practices with adults with acquired communication disorders, including aphasia, cognitive communication disorders, and motor speech disorders. Chris has also contributed to research-related subjects at various universities and served as Honours coordinator for the Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours) at James Cook University from 2019-2021. Chris has also previously served in course coordination roles at both Southern Cross University and James Cook University.

Chris coordinates and contributes to a range of subjects in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology and Masters of Speech Pathology including:

  • SPH307 Motor speech and voice
  • SPH317 Aphasia and Cognitive Communication
  • SPH513 Assessment and Analysis of Language and Cognition in Speech Pathology
  • SPH523 Intervention for Language and Cognitive Impairments in Speech Pathology
  • SPH526 Practice-Based Research Projects in Speech Pathology

Chris’ primary research activities are related to the supervision of honours projects including recent and ongoing projects related to:

  • experiences of complementary and alternative treatments of people with aphasia
  • voice habits and experiences of vocal changes in karaoke singers
  • speech pathologists’ experiences of delivering aphasia intervention using telehealth
  • speech pathology service provision in residential aged care facilities in Australia
  • knowledge and experience of acquired communication disorders among hospitality and service industry workers
  • Speech Pathology Australia
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

View Chris' CSU Research Outputs (CRO)

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