UCSC is represented at the SSSR annual conference

Faculty and graduate students in the Urban Child Study Center participated in the annual conference for the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) in Nova Scotia, Halifax this week. SSSR is an interdisciplinary, international society dedicated to promoting and advancing the principles of science to study of reading and related areas, including oral language, writing, and literacy.  Drs. Bingham, Zhang, and Quinn presented research on early writing development with their student, Xiao Zhang, and their colleagues in the Early Language and Literacy Investigations Lab at Michigan State University (see: (http://www.ellilab.com/).  Dr. Branum-Martin presented research on reading performance among adult learners with low literacy skills with our colleagues in the Adult Literacy Research Center at Georgia State University (see: http://education.gsu.edu/research/research-centers/adult-literacy-research-center/alrc-home/).  Dr. Cynthia Puranik presented research on the relations between early writing skills and home literacy practices with her colleagues at the Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University (see: http://www.fcrr.org/).


To learn more about SSSR, please visit https://www.triplesr.org/.