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Learning Groups

The hallmark of the University of Florida program is our ability to unite audiologists from around the country in discussions about topics central to our profession. Each student is part of a community of audiologists. These Learning Groups facilitate student participation in the nation’s premier Au.D. program.

Learning Groups allow students regardless of geographic location to:

Connect …with a community of professionals who share your desire to learn from the leaders in audiology.

Share …experiences and knowledge with audiologists with the same commitment to providing quality healthcare.

Interact …with your peers and world-renowned faculty that includes experts and guest lecturers from around the world in addition to University of Florida’s clinical practitioners and research staff.

Understand …the most recent advances in technology, business practices, ethics, and opportunities in hearing health care.

Develop …the professional confidence that comes with a depth of knowledge and skills.

Succeed …and earn the respect of the healthcare community with an Au.D. from the University of Florida, internationally recognized as the highest credential of a clinical audiologist.

The University of Florida Distance Learning Au.D. Program features exceptional student support and state-of-the-art technology to ensure each student is provided a world-class learning experience.

In the E-Learning online course environment, students:
• view recorded lectures given by the course instructor (s) and expert speakers.
• read material in textbooks and current trade journals.
• take part in online chats with the course instructor(s) on weekday evenings.
• take part in online chats with doctoral-level group facilitators and classmates on weekday evenings.
• interact daily via online discussion boards with course instructor(s), students and group facilitators.
• complete independent assignments such as virtual clinics and research papers.
• take online quizzes in course management system (E-Learning).
• give presentations in online chat rooms on weekday evenings.
• take proctored final exams at a local community college or university.
• complete clinical competencies online with group facilitator with the use of innovative online technologies.
• interact with guest speakers in online chat rooms on weekday evenings and/or weekends.
• share final project presentations in online chat rooms on weekday evenings and/or weekends.