Shaneeka Favors-Welch receives Most Outstanding Student Research Award

Shaneeka Favors-Welch received the Most Outstanding Student Research Award at the Georgia Educational Research Association. We salute her for a job well done on her accomplishment. Shaneeka is a doctorate level graduate research assistant for the Urban Child Study Center. The Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) is a state affiliate of the American Educational Research… more »

Dr. Bingham and colleagues launch iWrite professional development modules this month

The research team of Drs. Hope K. Gerde (Michigan State University), Gary E. Bingham (Georgia State University), and Ryan P. Bowles (Michigan State University) has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences to develop and examine the feasibility of a professional development program for Head Start teachers focused on promoting early writing in the… more »

In Hwang receives L & L Undergraduate Annual Research Fellowship

In Hwang was recently awarded a Language and Literacy Undergraduate Research Fellowship ( for 2017-2018.  She will examine the receptive vocabulary profiles of preschool and elementary school children who speak African American English and investigate how these receptive vocabulary profiles are influenced by dialect density.  In is a senior who is pursuing her… more »

Rebecca Barria recognized for being a Outstanding Ph.D. student

Posted On April 6, 2017

Rebecca Barria, a graduate assistant in the Urban Child Study Center, was selected to receive the Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award (Language and Literacy Education) from the Department of Middle and Secondary Education at the College of Education & Human Development’s 2017 Honors Day Ceremony. This award is chosen by faculty and presented to a… more »