VL2 Studies in 3rd Issue of Deaf Studies Digital Journal
VL2 is thrilled to announce that two VL2 studies are featured in the recently-released third issue of Deaf Studies Digital Journal (DSDJ).
VL2 at the iSLC 2012 in San Diego
The fifth annual inter-Science of Learning Centers (iSLC) Conference was hosted by the Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center (TDLC) in San Diego from April 21 to April 23, 2012. This year’s theme, “Time, Mind and Education Intertwined” emphasized the role of time in learning. As one of the six Science of Learning Centers represented there at the conference, VL2 sent several graduate students to discuss their research with VL2.
Dr. Petitto wins award for Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies of Bilingual Reading
Petitto plans to continues her research on reading development in bilingual children and adults using advanced technology to scan the brain activity with the support of the grant award.
Dr. Wilkinson, from the University of Manitoba, will discuss her analysis of SELF on April 18
SELF is conventionally defined as an ASL grammatical sign to function as a reflexive pronoun similar to English –self. The main question of the study is: If ASL has a variety of SELF forms, then do they all function similar and/or differently in ASL grammar?
The gestures ASL signers use tell us when they are ready to learn math
The gestures ASL signers use tell us when they are ready to learn math, say VL2 and SILC (Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center) researchers, Susan Goldin-Meadow, Aaron Shield, Dan Lenzen, Melissa Herzig, and Carol Padden.