Education Faculty and Graduate Student Present at Linguistics Conference

Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: April 20, 2011

Faculty and a doctoral student from the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture presented a paper at the annual conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) held in Atlanta, Georgia in March.

Quentin Dixon and doctoral student Jing Zhao, in collaboration Malt Joshi, presented "Influence of orthographic differences on Singaporean bilingual children's spelling performance."

Dixon is an assistant professor of English as a Second Language and early childhood development. Joshi is a professor of reading education.

AAAL, an affiliate of the International Association of Applied Linguistics, is a professional organization whose members engage in research and practice in applied language issues.