Professor, School of Teacher Education
Cooper Borkenhagen’s research focus is learning mechanisms that underlie reading development and how aspects of the language environment, including print, can serve to accelerate development.
Assistant Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education
Hiver is an expert on second and foreign language acquisition and language pedagogy. His research explores how classroom instruction links to learners’ investment, expenditure of effort, participation and engagement with languages.
Professor of Educational Psychology, Associate Director Florida Center for Reading Research
Professor, Director, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Wood’s research interests include bilingual language and literacy, early intervention for English language learners, family and child outcomes of early hearing detection and intervention, efficacy of augmentative and alternative communication strategies with young children and bilingual assessment. Wood’s aim is to improve language and literacy outcomes for children from diverse backgrounds, including children with differing abilities and children from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.