|Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and Communication Sciences|
|Faculty of Education, Health and Welfare|
|01752 636700 Ext: 3032|
|PhD in Phonetics MSc in General Linguistics BA (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy (1st) MA in German Language and Literature (STA)(IIi)|
Sally has a PhD from Edinburgh University:‘Towards a definition of schwa: an acoustic investigation of vowel reduction in English’ and has
Sally's research interests include specific speech impairment with a particular focus on vowel disorders, early literacy development and e-learning.
Sally is co-module editor and a content author for the speech and language therapy sessions, e-Learning for Healthcare (DH in collaboration with professional bodies and the NHS)
Sally received two UCP Marjon College Teaching and Learning Fellowships to devise Webphon: a self-study phonetic transcription programme. This online resource is available at http://elearning.net.marjon.ac.uk/ptsp/
She was also in receipt of a joint award with F. Arreckx, N. Canning and J. Oates from the Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, The Open University, to produce 'Developing Through Play: A Multimedia Professional Development Package'. This has been presented at the British Psychological Society's Annual Developmental Psychology Conference (2009) at Nottingham Trent University.
Sally is currently collaborating with a colleague at QMU, Edinburgh to develop CAV-ES, an assessment for developmental vowel disorders and Sound Sensitising, a diagnostic therapy resource pack for children with speech and/or literacy difficulties.
Linguistics, phonetics, clinical linguistics and phonetics, psycholinguistics, spoken and written language development, specific speech impairment, specific language development.
|Publications:Bates, S.A.R. & Watson, J.M.M. (2011 - in press) Working with children with specific speech impairment. In Kersner, M. and Wright, J. (Eds) Speech and Language Therapy: the decision making process when working with children (2nd edn) Taylor and Francis Bates, S.A.R., Watson, J.M.M. & Scobbie, J.M. (2002) Context-conditioned error patterns in disordered systems. In Gibbon, F. & Ball, M. (Eds) Vowel Disorders, pp. 145-185, Butterworth-Heineman. Harris, J., Watson, J.M.M. & Bates. S.A.R. (1999) Prosody and melody in vowel disorder. Journal of Linguistics (35), pp. 489-525. Arreckx, F., Bates,S.A.R., Canning, N. & Oates, J. (2008) Developing through play: a multimedia professional development package. In Proceedings of the British Psychological Society Annual Developmental Conference, Nottingham Trent University. Bates, S.A.R. (2009) Phonetic Transcription Self-study Programme: an innovative new approach to teaching phonetic transcription. In Proceedings of the RCSLT Scientific Conference, Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, London. Bates, S.A.R. & Watson, J.M.M. (1995) Consonant-vowel interactions in Developmental Phonological Disorder. In proceedings of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, 1995 Golden Jubilee Conference, York. Bates, S.A.R. (1995) Acoustic Characterisation of Schwa: a Comparative Study. In Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Vol. 3, Stockhom, Sweden. Bates, S.A.R. (1987) (Translator from German) The Psychology of Sailing, Adlard Coles Ltd, London.|
Sally is HPC registered and a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and the British Association of Clinical Linguistics.
She also works on a freelance basis as an EYPS (Early Years Professional Status) Assessor.