TechSmith Shares Software Tools for Literacy Research

Posted by dhartman - November 13th, 2013

Developers and researchers from TechSmith, Inc. spoke with LARC researchers at their September leadership meeting about three data-collection packages for use in literacy and language research online. They are Snagit, Camtasia & Morae. More information about these tools could be found at their official website:

Research on How Parental Management Language Influences Pre-school Children’s Self-regulation

Posted by dhartman - October 13th, 2013

Ryan P. Bowls, a LARC Principal Investigator, recently published an article in Early Childhood Research Quarterly this year ( volume 28, issue 3), coauthoring with Samantha W. Bindmana, Annemarie H. Hindman and Frederick J. Morrison. The  study investigated relations between preschoolers’ emergent executive function skills and their interactions with parents, with particular focus on the [...]

LARC Principal Investigator Randi Stanulis Was Interviewed on Michigan Public Radio

Posted by dhartman - August 27th, 2013

On August 22nd, Randi Stanulis was  interviewed on Michigan Public Radio’s Statewide with Cynthia Canty about teacher turnover and its impact on student academic achievement.  Click here to listen to the interview (which starts at minute 36:10).


Publication of the Month

New Editors of RTE are MSU Scholars

The August 2013 issue of Research in the Teaching of English (RTE) has just been released under a new editorial team at Michigan State University,

The new editorial team is lead by Mary Juzwik (a researcher in MSU’s Literacy Achievement Research Center and College of Education) and Ellen Cushman (a scholar in the University’s Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures and co-director of CAITLAH). Read More »