Doctoral Seminars on Methods to study language acquisition

University of Verona, March 12-13, 2019

The seminars will be held by Laura Justice, PhD (The Ohio State University, USA), in the PhD students’ room- Zorzi building, Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17, Verona. Program:

March 12:

2:00 to 4:00 pm Measuring language-learning environments: Observational tools
4:00 to 6:00 pm Evaluating language-learning trajectories: Cross-domain development and subgroups

March 13:

2:00 to 4:00 pm Improving language-learning in the home: Causal designs
4:00 to 6:00 pm Improving language-learning in the classroom: Professional development research

Laura Justice, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology and Executive Director of the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy at The Ohio State University. Dr. Justice’s interests focus on early childhood development and intervention, language and literacy development, language disorders, and early child-care quality. She has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and ten books on these topics. Dr. Justice is currently the Editor-in-Chief of “Early Childhood Research Quarterly,” the top-tier scientific journal focused on early childhood.