Doctoral fellow Matthew Beerse asks children with and without Down syndrome to hop in place and walk on a treadmill as part of a study aimed at analyzing children’s control over leg stiffness.
Kids are spending more time in front of screens than ever before. Should parents take away their toddler’s iPad?
It’s common these days to see everyone from young children to grandparents texting, watching videos, checking social media and playing games on smartphones and tablets. On average, kids are… more »
Vaughn conducts research at North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus). This is also her first time in South Africa.
Her journey to South Africa took many steps:
She received her… more »
African-American girls in low-income, high-risk neighborhoods report encounters with aggression and sexual objectification, according to Georgia State University researchers.
Family Literacy is a term that describes intergenerational learning, where parents and children – or other adults and children – learn together. Strategies used in family literacy… more »
Digital literacy is the knowledge and skills that we use to access, understand, and use technology – devices, software, the internet – to not only work or… more »
Are you a senior faculty member with a history of funding in the area of adult literacy (e.g., health literacy, family literacy, basic literacy,… more »
The national plan has been put out for public comment. If you’re interested in providing your input… more »
TV can affect health and health literacy in positive ways. Read more about Dr. Alberto Chong’s work with telenovelas. http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/04/02/471729332/-longreads-blame-it-on-bollywood
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Stephen Truscott’s MINRS project will prepare school psychologists to work with children with special needs who require concentrated effort and additional supports to succeed.