Steve Graham Speaks on Writing Development and Instruction

Albany, NY (March 27, 2012) - The School of Education welcomes Steve Graham, Professor and Currey Ingram Chair in Special Education and Literacy at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College, on Tuesday, April 24 at 4pm in the D'Ambra Auditorium of the Life Sciences Building. Graham will speak on Skill, Will, Strategies and Knowledge: Writing Development and Instruction.

Dr. Graham’s research interests include learning disabilities, writing instruction and writing development, and the development of self-regulation, and he is the editor of Exceptional Children and the former editor of Contemporary Educational Psychology. He is the co-author of the Handbook of Writing Research, Handbook of Learning Disabilities, Writing Better, and Making the Writing Process Work.

Graham received the Ed.D. in special education from the University of Kansas. In 2001, he was elected a fellow of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities. He is the recipient of career research awards from the Council for Exceptional Children and Special Education Research Interest Group in the American Educational Research Association.

This event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required as space is limited. Please RSVP to Sharon Malison at by Tuesday, April 17th. Student posters for the 11th annual poster session of the Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology will be on display in the foyer prior to the lecture. Reception with light refreshments to follow.