WIES Lecture Featuring Jorge E. Gonzalez

March 7, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Jorge E. Gonzalez

Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Health and Learning Sciences, University of Houston

Professor Gonzalez's scholarship focuses on the causes and correlates of early language and literacy difficulties in young children with a focus on adult-child interactive reading in the context of dual language learners. His work addresses inquiries relevant to children’s home literacy environment (HLE), the effects of teacher talk around shared reading, longitudinal effects of evidence based shared reading interventions, and investigating the heterogeneous nature language and literacy subtypes of at-risk children