Michael Vitale


Professional Title: 
Associate Professor
About Me (Bio): 
Ph.D. from Florida State University: Educational Research, Instructional Psychology; Post Doctoral Study: North Texas State University: Computer Science Experience includes Assist. Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Hawaii; Director, Applied Research, Dallas (TX) Independent School District; Director, Educational Technology, Dallas (TX) Independent School District; Director, Center for Educational Technology, Florida Atlantic University; Professor, Curriculum, Instruction, and Research, East Carolina University. Research interests include K-12 school applications of cognitive science and instructional design to problems in science, reading, and mathematics.
Florida Atlantic University (FAU)

This research and development project is focused on accelerating both student science understanding and reading comprehension proficiency at the primary level (grades 1-2). The project is being implemented in diverse classrooms and addresses age-appropriate content from the areas of the physical, earth/environmental, and life sciences.