Several labs within the NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) have several research opportunities for willing participants. Learn more and contact the responsible team today to sign up. Help us to advance deaf studies, cognitive neuroscience, and/or American Sign Language!
Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, co-principal investigator and science director of the NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center, Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), and the VL2 team visited St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and its Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning (CTTL).
VL2's Translation in the Science of Learning Lab and Partners Help Consumers with ASL-Focused Quality Assurance Resource Website
SignWise for Kids is an online quality assurance resource center that removes the guesswork for parents and professionals who look at products and question whether or not they will be good for their child. Founded by professionals and parents, SignWise provides consumers with trustworthy details about the accuracy and quality of American Sign Language (ASL) products designed for children by offering you reviews and consultation services.
Learn about the PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program at Gallaudet University's 2018 Graduate School Open House
VL2's Action & Brain Lab and Motion Light Lab jointly seek an undergraduate to join their team.
Professor Petitto Lectures at Internationally Renowned MRI Neuroimaging Center in (Saclay) Paris, France
On October 3, 2018, Professor Laura-Ann Petitto gave an institute lecture at NeuroSpin an internationally-renowned, high field MRI neuroimaging center based at the Commissariat for Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies (CEA) Center for Biomedical Imaging in (Saclay) Paris, France. Affiliated institutions include the Inserm Cognitive Neuro-Imaging Unit, Collège de France, and Paris-Sud University (Paris-Saclay campus).
Geo Kartheiser successfully defended his dissertation on Tuesday, September 25 (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, advisor). Geo will be the PEN program’s second doctoral graduate.
VL2 team members Dr. Lorna Quandt and Ms. Melissa Malzkuhn have won a coveted NSF funding award for the project, “Signing Avatars & Immersive Learning: Development and Testing of a Novel Embodied Learning Environment.” The funding award is in the amount of $300,000.