Guest lecture with Giuliana Pinto on 'Emergent Literacy and Learning to Read and to Write: A Predictive Model'

DATE
Thursday March 15, 2018
TIME
03:00 PM - 03:00 PM
location_on
Neville Scarf Building, Room 310


Join UBC’s Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS) for a visiting scholar presentation with Dr. Giuliana Pinto from the University of Florence (Italy).
Title:
Emergent Literacy and Learning to Read and to Write: A Predictive Model
About:
Giuliana Pinto is full professor in Developmental and Educational Psychology at the University of Florence (Italy), where she is director of the research Unit on School Psychology, and Coordinator of the PhD course in psychology. Co-editor of the Rivista di Psicologia dell’Educazione (Psychology of Education Journal (Spaggiari-Parma), she is a reviewer for several journals. She has authored about 200 scientific papers and books in national and international journals. Her main research interests are in the fields of cognitive and linguistic development in children: emergent literacy and learning to read and to write in typical and atypical populations; children’s pictorial development under different conditions and in cultural perspective; theory of mind and linguistic development. In collaboration with colleagues from different countries, under the direction of Ann Cameron,  she is studying thriving and cognitive and social aspects of development in early childhood and in the early school years in different locations around the globe: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/day-in-the-life/
Details can be found at:
http://ecps.educ.ubc.ca
http://ecps.educ.ubc.ca/dr-giuliana-pintos-presentation/



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