BAppSc(Speech Path), MHlthSc(Comm Dis), PhD
Lyndal joined the speech pathology team at CSU in November 2015 following 12 years working at other Australian universities. She began her career as a speech pathologist in remote NSW and has worked in metropolitan hospitals, community health, and university teaching clinics with clients across the lifespan and range of speech pathology practice areas.Lyndal's academic roles have been in clinical education, workplace learning coordination and academic teaching and research. She has taught a range of professional topics (including ethics, professionalism, teamwork, quality improvement and service delivery models), with speech pathology and occupational therapy students, as well as subjects covering communication development across the lifespan, palliative care, and rural health.
Lyndal's PhD investigated influences on the development of competency in speech pathology students. This continues to be her primary area of research interest, as well as transferability of learning and competency across speech pathology practice areas.
Lecturer - Speech Pathology
Experience with academic teaching and clinical education with speech pathology and occupational therapy students, utilising both face-to-face and distance teaching modalities. Developed and delivered professional development and training for Allied Health clinical educators.
Interests include models of clinical education, competency development in speech pathology students, and transferability of learning and competency.
Lyndal regularly reviews articles for the following journals: