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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
Orthography and Dyslexia
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Wijekumar, K., Meyer, B.J.F., Lei, P., Xuejun, J., Joshi, R.M. (in press). Evidence of an Intelligent Tutoring System as a Mindtool to Promote Strategic Memory of Expository Texts and Comprehension with Children in Grades 4 and 5. Journal of Educational Computing Research. (In Press)

2. 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)

3. Bae, H. S., & Joshi, R. M. (2017). Role of morphological awareness in biliteracy development: Within- and cross-language perspectives among Korean ESL learners in grades five and six. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 49, 21-31.

4. Zhao, J., Joshi, R. M., Dixon, L. Q., & Huang, L. (2016). Chinese EFL teachers[48]19 knowledge of basic language constructs and their self-perceived teaching abilities. Annals of Dyslexia, 66, 127-146. doi: 10.1007/s11881-015-0110-2

5. Zhao, J., Quiroz, B., Dixon, L. Q., & Joshi, M. (2016). Comparing bilingual to monolingual learners on English spelling: A meta-analytic review. Dyslexia, 22, 193-213. doi: 10.1002/dys.1530 If = 1.429

6. Joshi, R. M. (2016). Intervention and assessment of spelling skills in LD classrooms. In R. Schiff & R. M. Joshi (Eds.). Handbook of intervention in LD Classrooms. (pp. 91-103). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

7. Bar-Kochvu, I., Khateb, A., & Joshi, R. M. (2016). Introduction to reading fluency: Current insights from neurocognitive research and intervention studies. In A. Khateb & I. Bar-Kochva, (eds). Reading Fluency. (pp. 1-7). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Publishers.

8. Joshi, R. M., Washburn, E. K., & Kahn-Horwitz, J. (2016). Introduction to the special issue: Teacher Knowledge from an international perspective. Annals of Dyslexia, 66, 1-6

9. Soriano-Ferrer, M., Echegaray-Bengoa, J., & Joshi, R. M. (2016). Knowledge and beliefs about developmental dyslexia in pre-service and in-service Spanish speaking teachers. Annals of Dyslexia, 66, 91-110. 2015 IF =1.0

10. Berninger, V. W., & Joshi, R. M. (2016). New directions in preservice and inservice professional development for teaching students with and without specific learning disabilities in middle childhood and early adolescence. In R. Schiff & R. M. Joshi (Eds.). Handbook of intervention in LD Classrooms. (pp. 255-274). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

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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 (Current)

Catapult Round 4 - Promoting Reading Comprehension and Learning with Multimodal Science Texts (PRISM) ($30,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2018/01/15 - 2019/06/15
Total Funding: 0.

Growth Mindset-based Early Reading Intervention. (Co-PI)
Tsinghua University Initiative Scientific Research Program (Private)
2017/09/01 - 2019/08/31
Total Funding: 20,000.

Catapult Round 3 -Improving Literacy Treatment through Biometric Technology (Funded amount $30,000). (Co-PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.

Efficacy and Replication Trial of the Individualized Adaptive ITSS with 4th and 5th Grade Students in High Poverty Schools. (Co-I)
US Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences (Federal)
2015/08/01 - 2019/07/31
Total Funding: 3,499,570.

Strengthening Europeans' Capabilities by Establishing the European Literacy Network. (Co-PI)
Committee on Science and Technology (COST) - European Union (Private)
2014/08/01 - 2018/07/31
Total Funding: 20,000.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Regina Boulware Gooden (Spring, 2004), Ph.D.
Mary Ghong (Fall, 2006), Ph.D.
Emily Dean (Spring, 2007), Ph.D.
Lori Lynn Graham (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Ramona Pittman (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Emily Binks (Spring, 2008), Ph.D.
Erin Kuhl Washburn (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Yi-Fen Yeh (Spring, 2010), Ph.D.
Hui-Kai Chuang (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.
Bestern Kaani (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Melike Unal (Fall, 2014), Ph.D.
Han Suk Bae (Spring, 2015), Ph.D.
Katherine Anne Abba (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Brenda Kaye Taylor (Spring, 2016), Ph.D.
Xuejun Li (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Human Technology

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


(2014). Distinguished Scientific Team Award.  Society for the scientific studies of reading

(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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