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Diana Leyva, Psychology, is featured in the May 17, 2020, Positive Parenting news on maintaining children's math and language skills at home

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Lindsay Page, Education, is interviewed for the the May 29, 2020, Washington Post article on students' choice for college in the fall

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TALKS

Aug

13

Return to Campus Town Hall Webinar

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM; Zoom

Representatives from Student Affairs, Housing/Dining, Health and Wellness, Academics, Welcome Week, and Campus Recreation will be available to help answer questions that you may have for the fall 2020 return. For more information and to register go to https://calendar.pitt.edu/event/return_to_campus_town_hall_webinar#.XzBVXC2ZNPM.

Aug

13

Active Learning with Top Hat

10:00 AM; Zoom

This workshop serves as an introduction to Top Hat’s suite of tools, focusing on the most commonly used functionality and how Top Hat can work in the context of the Flex@Pitt teaching model. For more information go to https://calendar.pitt.edu/event/active_learning_with_top_hat_9293#.XzBU2y2ZNPM.

Aug

13

Equity, Antiracism, and Remote Teaching and Learning Strategies

10:15 AM; Zoom

Presented by the PittEd Justice Collective, this engaging session is for teachers, education leaders, families, and school and community partners preparing to return to school under different spatial circumstances and learning conditions, given the COVID-19 and racism pandemics. For more information go to https://calendar.pitt.edu/event/equity_antiracism_and_remote_teaching_and_learning_strategies#.XzBUQy2ZNPM.

More Talks

New Publications

  • Ribner, A. (2020). Executive function facilitates learning from math instruction in kindergarten: Evidence from the ECLS-K. Learning and Instruction, 65.
  • McHarg, G., Ribner, A., Devine, R., Hughes, C. & the New Fathers and Mothers Study Team. (2020). Exposure to screen-based media in infancy negatively affects executive functioning in toddlerhood: A propensity score study. Infancy.
  • Soo, K., & Rottman, B. (2020). Distinguishing causation and correlation: Causal learning from time-series graphs with trends. Cognition.
  • Walsh, M., Matsumura, L.C., Zook-Howell, D., Correnti, R., & Bickel, D.D. (2020). Video-based literacy coaching to develop teachers' professional vision for dialogic classroom text discussions. Teaching and Teacher Education, 89.
  • Miller, P., Betancur, L., Whitfield, K., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2020). Examining income dynamics and externalizing and internalizing trajectories through a developmental psychopathology lens: A nationally representative study. Development and Psychopathology, 1-17.
  • Wang, E.L., Matsumura, L.C., Correnti, R., Litman, D., Zhang, H., Howe, E., Magooda, A., & Quintana, R. (2020). eRevis(ing): Students’ revision of text evidence use in an automated writing evaluation system. Assessing Writing.
  • Miller, P., Betancur, L., Whitfield, K., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2020). Examining income dynamics and externalizing and internalizing trajectories through a developmental psychopathology lens: A nationally representative study. Development and Psychopathology, 1-17.
  • Koch, G.E., Paulus, J.P., & Coutanche, M.N. (2020). Neural patterns are more similar across individuals during successful memory encoding than during failed memory encoding. Cerebral Cortex.
  • Yurekli, B., Stein, M., Correnti, R., & Kisa, Z. (2020). Teaching Mathematics for Conceptual Understanding: Teachers' Beliefs and Practices and the Role of Constraints. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 51(2), 234-247.
  • Kalender, Z. Y., Marshman, E., Schunn, C. D., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & Singh, C. (2020). Damage caused by women's lower self-efficacy on physics learning. Physical Review Physics Education Research.
  • Galey, J. L., Eagle, S. R., Blaney, N. A., Holland, C. L., Bitzer, H. B., Schneider, W., et. al. (2020). Effect of patient compliance with treatment recommendations on clinical outcomes in chronic mTBI: A TEAM-TBI study. Military Medicine.
  • Miele, D.B., Nokes-Malach, T. J., & May, S. (2020). Motivation and the processing of multiple inputs. In P. V. Meter, A. List, D. Lombardi, & P. Kendeou (Eds.), Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. Rutledge.
  • Guan, C. Q., Fraundorf, S. H., & Perfetti, C, A. (2020). Character and child factors contribute to character recognition development among good and poor Chinese readers from grade 1 to 6. Annals of Dyslexia.
  • Chen, G., Zhang, J., Chan, C.K., Michaels, S., Resnick, L.B., & Huang, X. (2020). The link between student-perceived teacher talk and student enjoyment, anxiety and discursive engagement in the classroom. British Educational Research Journal.
  • Afflerbach, P., Hurt, M., & Cho, B. (2020). Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction. In Handbook of Strategies and Strategic Processing. Routledge.
  • Cho, B., Kucan, L., & Rainey, E. (2020). Students' Perspectives Learning in a Disciplinary Multisource Task Environment. In Handbook of Learning from Multiple Representations and Perspectives. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.
  • Cho, B., Woodward, L., & Afflerbach, P. (2020). Qualitative Approaches to the Verbal Protocol Analysis of Strategic Processing. In Handbook of Strategies and Strategic Processing. Routledge.
  • Rottman, B.M., Wyatt, G., Crane, T.E. & Sikorskii. (2020). Expectancy and utilisation of reflexology among women with advanced breast cancer. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being.
  • Guan, C. Q., & Fraundorf, S. H. (2020). Cross-linguistic word recognition development among Chinese children: A multilevel linear mixed-effects modeling approach. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 544.
  • Vincent-Ruz, P., Meyer, T., Roe, S.G. & Schuun, C.D. (2020). Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of POGIL in a Large-Enrollment General Chemistry Course. Journal of Chemical Education.
  • Bodnar, K., Hofkens, T.L., Wang, M. & Schunn, C.D. (2020). Science identity predicts science career aspiration across gender and race, but especially for white boys. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 12(1), 32-45.
  • Albert, W.D., Hanson, J.L., Skinner, A.T., Dodge, K.A., Steinberg, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Bornstein, M.H.,& Lansford, J.E. (2020). Individual differences in executive function partially explain the socioeconomic gradient in middle-school academic achievement. Developmental Science.
  • Juffs, A. (2020). Aspects of Language Development in an Intensive English Program. Routledge.
  • Yazgan, I., Hanson, J. L., Bates, J. E., Lansford, J. E., Pettit, G. S., & Dodge, K. A. (2020). Cumulative early childhood adversity and later antisocial behavior: The mediating role of passive avoidance. Development and Psychopathology.
  • Bhide, A., Ortega-Llebaria, M., Fraundorf, S.H., & Perfetti, C.A. (2020). The contribution of orthographic input, phonological skills, and rise time discrimination to the learning of non-native phonemic contrasts. Applied Psycholinguistics.

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