|2013 ‐ Present||Affiliate, Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University|
|2011 ‐ Present||Professor, Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading, College of Education, Georgia Southern University ‐ Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading|
|2011 ‐ Present||Associate Dean, Department of Graduate Education and Research, College of Education, Georgia Southern University|
Honors and Awards
- Ruth Eckert Scholarship for Outstanding Female University of Minnesota, College of Education, Graduate Student (2000)
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Refereed Journal Articles (11)
Pre-Reading Instructions to Self-Explain: Facilitating Multiple Text Comprehension for Adult ...
Journal of College Reading and Learning (2014)
Two experiments tested the hypothesis that prereading instructions, including how to self-explain during reading, would enhance multiple-text comprehension for college ...
The Accuracy of Metacomprehension Judgments: The Biasing Effect of Text ...
The Accuracy of Metacomprehension Judgments: The Biasing Effect of Text Order (2012)
Introduction. Two experiments tested the hypothesis that relative metacomprehension accuracy is vulnerable when readers' cognitive efforts are biased by text ...
Anchoring Effects on Prospective and Retrospective Metacomprehension Judgments as a ...
Metacognition and Learning (2011)
Two experiments were conducted to investigate anchoring effects on metacomprehension judgments as a function of fictitious information participants received about ...
Book Chapters and Invited Articles (4)
Recent Papers Presented at Professional Conferences (7)
Multiple Text Comprehension for College-Level Readers: Instructions to Enhance Performance
Presented at the 2014 Society for the Scientific Studies of Reading Conference (2014)
The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal method for instructing college-level readers how to use a self-explanation ...
Studying Abroad Enhances Creative Thinking in Cultural Domains
Presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science (2011)
Creative thinking in diverse settings is becoming an increasingly valuable skill to acquire. This study demonstrates that studying abroad promotes ...
The Cognitive Difference in the Use of Working Memory in ...
Presented at the Fourth International Conference of American Institute of Higher Education (2010)
Empirical investigation of the potentially cognitive differences in reading across scripts is a burgeoning area of research. In this paper, ...