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Nicole A.Taylor, Ph.D.

Nicole Taylor, Ph.D., received her bachelor's degree in child development from Spelman College, her master's in educational studies; language, literacy, and culture from the University of Michigan and her doctorate in educational psychology from Georgia State University.

Her research interests include the relationship between oral and written language skills of typically developing children, oral language processes of low literate adults and intergenerational literacy.

Education
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
Ph.D.: Educational Psychology; August 2011

University of Michigan Ann Arbor
M.A.: Educational Studies: Language, Literacy, and Culture; August 2005
Spelman College
Bachelor of Arts: Child Development; May 2004
Courses
Educational Psychology
Exceptional Children
Reading; Teaching and Diagnostics
Junior Research Seminar
Senior Thesis

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Taylor, N., Greenberg, D., Laures-Gore, J., & Wise, J. (2011). Exploring the syntactic skills of struggling adult readers. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10. 1007/s11145-011-9324-9

Taylor, N.  (2011). Laboring to learn. [Review of the book Laboring to learn by L.Rivera]. Journal of Adult Basic Education and Literacy, 5,120.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS
Taylor, N., Greenberg, D., & Patton-Terry, N. (2012, March). Exploring the relationship between parents’ oral and written language skills and their preschool children’s oral and written language skills. Concurrent Session presenter at the 2012 National Conference on Family Literacy, San Diego, Calif.

Taylor, N. (2011, April). Exploring the syntactic skills of struggling adult readers. Poster
Session at Language and Literacy Day; Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy, Atlanta, Ga.
 
Taylor, N., Greenberg, D., Laures-Gore, J., & Wise, J. (2011, February).  
Exploring the syntactic skills of struggling adult readers.  Poster Session at the Learning Disabilities of America 48th International Conference, Jacksonville, Fla.

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