R. JOSHI
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Primary Emphasis Area: Reading Education
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Research Interests
Bilingualism and Biliteracy
Differential Diagnosis and Intervention of Reading and Spelling Problems
Literacy Acquisition in Different Languages
Literacy/Reading
Orthography and Dyslexia
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Joshi, R.M., Binks, E., Hougen, M., Ocker-Dean, E., Graham, L., & Smith, D. (In press). Teachers' knowledge of Basic Linguistic Skills: Where Does it Come From? In Rosenfield, S., & Berninger, V. (Eds.) Handbook on implementing evidence based academic interventions. New York: Oxford University Press. * (In Press)

2. Washburn, E.K., Binks-Cantrell, E., & Joshi, R.M. (in press). What do preservice teachers from the US and UK know about dyslexia? Dyslexia (In Press)

3. Dixon, L. Q., Wu, S., Burgess-Brigham, R., Joshi, R. M., Binks-Cantrell, E., & Washburn, E. (2014). Teaching English reading: What is included in the textbooks of pre-service teachers? In N. Harwood (Ed.), English language teaching textbooks: Content, consumption, production. (pp. 111-141). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan *

4. Nishanimut, S. P., Johnston, R. S., Joshi, R. M., Thomas, P. J., & Padakannaya, P. (2013). Effect of synthetic phonics instruction on literacy skills in an ESL setting. Learning and Individual Differences, 27, 47-53

5. Kaani, B., & Joshi, R. M. (2013). Effects of orthographic opacity on spelling proficiency: a cross-linguistic comparison of Nyanja and English orthographies. Insights on Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices, 10 (2), 45-66 *

6. Tibi, S., Joshi, R.M., & McLeod, L. (2013). Emergent writing of young children in the United Arab Emirates. Written Language and Literacy, 16, 77-105

7. Allaith, Z. A., & Joshi, R. M. (2013). How does a diglossic first language phonology influence spelling in a second language? The case of Arabic speakers[48]19 spelling of English words. Insights on Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices, 10 (2), 5-30 *

8. Joshi, R. M. (2013). Introduction to the special issue Literacy in African Context. Insights on Learning Disabilities: From Prevailing Theories to Validated Practices, 10 (2), 1-3

9. Dixon, L. Q., Wu, S.,* Burgess-Brigham, R.,* Joshi, R. M., Binks-Cantrell, E., Washburn, E. (2013). Teaching English reading: What’s included in the textbooks of pre-service general education teachers? In N. Harwood (Ed.), English language teaching textbooks: Content, consumption, production. New York, NY: Palgrave. *

10. Joshi, R. M., Sha, T., Aaron, P. G., & Quiroz, B. (2012). Cognitive component of Componential Model of Reading applied to different orthographies. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45, 480-486 *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
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Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Regina Boulware Gooden (Spring, 2004), Ph.D.
Mary Ghong (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Emily Dean (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Ramona Pittman (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Lori Lynn Graham (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Emily Binks (Spring, 2008), Ph.D.
Erin Kuhl Washburn (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Hui-Kai Chuang (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Yi-Fen Yeh (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Suzanne Carreker (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Jing Zhao (Spring, 2011), Ph.D.
Barbara Conway (Summer, 2011), Ph.D.
Sookkyung Yeon (Fall, 2012), Ph.D.
Astri Yulia (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Zainab Abdulameer Ahmed Husain Allaith (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Sheldon Barr (Spring, 2013), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2013 - ). Journal of Educational Psychology

Editorial Board Member (2006 - ). Scientific Studies of Reading

Editorial Board Member (2005 - ). Dyslexia: An international Journal

Editorial Board Member (2003 - ). Journal of Literacy Research

Editorial Board Member (2001 - 2003). Reading Research Quarterly

Editorial Board Member (2000 - ). Annals of Dyslexia

Editorial Board Member (1998 - ). Reading Psychology

Editorial Board Member (1994 - ). Journal of Learning Disabilities

Editorial Board Member (1993 - 1999). The Reading Teacher

Editor (1989 - ). Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Editor (1987 - 2004). Monograph series on Neuropsychology and Cognition

Professional Leadership/Service (International/National)

(2011). Brazos County Branch.  International Dyslexia Association

(2011). Co-coodinator.  With Dr. Helfeldt for Reading program

(2011). Visiting Research Scholar.  German Institute for International Educational Research

(2004-2005). Member, Organizing Committee.  Internaitonal Mutlingualism and Dyslexia Conference

(2004-2005). Member, Organizing Committee.  Cross-Linguistic/Cross-Cultural Communication and Studies

(2003-2005). Secretary.  International Dyslexia Association

(2001). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(2000-present). Board of Directors.  International Dyslexia Association

(1987). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(1982). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

(1980). Director.  NATO Advanced Study Institutes on Literacy/Orthography/Dyslexia

Awards

(2012). Visiting Research Scholar.  German Institute for International Educational Research

(2009-11). Visiting Scholar.  Erasmus Mundus, University of Potsdam, Germany

(2001). Fellow.  International Academy of Learning Disabilities

(1989). Teacher of the Year.  Fayetteville State University

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