This week on Grad Chat:
Glenda Christou: PhD student in Education under the supervision of Dr Derek Berg
Research Topic: Mental Health Literacy in Elementary Teachers
Overview: My research is on elementary teachers’ decisionmaking processes regarding mental health issues that arise in young children. I hope to understand how teachers recognize mental health problems and how they decide to support and/or begin a referral process for further support from other professionals.
Interviewee - Jessica Chan
Jessica Chan: PhD student in Education under the supervision of Dr Lesly Wade-Woolley (University of South Carolina) and Dr Don A. Klinger (Queen's University)
Research Topic: : Reading development in First and Second language learners (Chinese English language learners).
Overview: I’m interested in how first and second language cognitive and linguistic factors predict individual differences in reading among first and second language learners.
Interviewee - Kami Valkova