Digital Advancements for the Deaf: SVA Alumnus Melissa Malzkuhn on Her 2018 Obama Fellowship
PEN Students Honored with Distinguished Awards at Gallaudet University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony
PEN students, Mr. Geo Kartheiser and Mr. Bradley White were honored with distinguished awards at Gallaudet University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony on May 10, 2018.
VL2 is proud to announce that our Motion Light Lab Founder & Creative Director Melissa Malzkuhn is one of only 20 leaders selected in the world for the Obama Foundation Fellowship! Melissa and her team are designing digital tools to give deaf children equal access to language, literacy, and expression.
On October 16, 2017, the Early Education and Literacy Lab (EL2), one of four resource hubs at the NSF-Gallaudet University Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) hosted a live, free webinar to introduce the Visual Communication and Sign Language Checklist (VCSL) and the companion VCSL:O, an online assessment system that allows evaluations to be conducted electronically, with automated scoring, reporting, and data storage. Interpreters will be provided.
On August 4, 2017, Adam Michael Stone, (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, Primary Advisor) became the first graduate of the Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) Program at Gallaudet University.
The Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory, BL2, (Petitto, Scientific Director) has successfully piloted its RAVE ("Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced") prototype learning tool with 25 infants over the course of five days. The pilot was successfully executed between June 25 – 30, 2017.
Adam Stone successfully defended his dissertation on Monday, June 5 (Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, advisor). Adam will be the PEN program’s first doctoral graduate.
Two Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) graduate students and an esteemed collaborating professor of Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program were honored for their research and professional contributions during the University’s Graduate Awards and Hooding Ceremony.