Visiting Instructor - Communication Sciences & Disorders
Office: SMC B212
Ms. Kyna Betancourt is a Visiting Instructor of Communication Sciences &
Disorders at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She is also a
doctoral candidate in the Communication Sciences & Disorders department at USF
Tampa and a fellow in the Doctoral Leadership Institute.
received her MS in Clinical Linguistics through the Erasmus Mundus program in
Europe. She also received her MS in speech-pathology from USF in 2010 and her
ASHA CCC’s in 2011. She is currently working on her dissertation in the area of
child bilingual word acquisition.
Ms. Betancourt’s research interests include
child bilingual word learning, phonotactics, and statistical learning. Ms.
Betancourt hopes to continue researching in this field to develop a working
model of bilingual word learning in children.
Ms. Betancourt has taught
several undergraduate courses including Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech and
Hearing Mechanisms, Introduction to Clinical Processes, and Introduction to
Speech Disorders. In addition to teaching courses, Ms. Betancourt is an intern
with the USF System Sr. VP of Global Affairs and International Research.
Syllabi from recent semesters. Click on Course Prefix and Number to review course syllabus.
Example SPA 3112
Courses for Summer 2013
SPA 3112C Sec:521 Appl Phon in Comm Disorders Info
100% Online via Blackboard. Cohort 1 full time.
SPA 3112C Sec:522 Appl Phon in Comm Disorders Info
100% Online via Blackboard. Cohort 2 full time.
SPA 3112C Sec:523 Appl Phon in Comm Disorders Info
100% Online via Blackboard. Cohort part time.
Courses for Spring 2013
Ref # 20191
SPA 4050 Section: 521, Intro to Clinical
Process (Observation), 100% Online
Ref # 20192
SPA 4050 Section: 522, Intro to Clinical Process
(Observation), 100% Online
Ref # 22244
SPA 4250 Section: 522, Speech Disorders, 100% Online
Ref # 22245
SPA 4250 Section: 523, Speech Disorders, 100% Online
Courses for Fall 2012
SPA 3112 Sec: 521 Appl Phon in Comm Disorders 100%
Online via Blackboard.
SPA 4104 Sec: 523 Neuroanatomy 100% Online via
SPA 4510 Sec: 521 Clinical Methods Info 100% Online via
SPA 4510 Sec: 522 Clinical Methods Info 100% Online via