Center Research

Center Research in Progress

  • Through a grant from the Division of Special Education of the Tennessee State Department of Education, three public schools are participating in a study to determine the effects of an intervention program on the reading performance of students receiving special education services.

Past Center Research

  • An investigation of an "Early Signs" checklists, for parents, to target children (ages 5-8) who may be at-risk of failure in reading and spelling (may be dyslexic).
  • An investigation of speech discrimination errors among students with dyslexia with and without histories of multiple middle-ear infections.
  • An investigation of a three-minute task to screen for potentially dyslexic readers (grades 2-8)
  • A search for the gene(s) associated with dyslexia in one large family.

Important Events

Jan 21, 2017
Accurate and Automatic Decoding Workshop for Educators

Jan 28, 2017
The MTSU Literacy Studies Ph.D. Program announces the 
5th Annual MTSU Literacy Research Conference

Feb 25, 2017
Integrating Free or Inexpensive Technology in Grades 4 - 12 
Educators  Parents

Mar 31, 2017