Michael Vitale

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Associate Professor
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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.
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Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
09/15/2013

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.