Student Experience

 

 


As a university-based research center, FCRR is committed to preparing future researchers and leaders. FCRR faculty provide mentorship and training to undergraduate and graduate students across Florida State University. Through courses, research assistantships, and practice/policy apprenticeships, students become members of a large interdisciplinary intellectual community.

 

Stewards of Reading Research

 

 

Student Spotlight

Christopher DeCamp
Researcher Spotlight

Christopher DeCamp

Doctoral Student
Clinical Psychology
FIREFLIES

Christopher DeCamp is a Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology, as well as a FIREFLIES fellow. Christopher is interested in intervention efficacy, with a specific focus on improving outcomes for children with reading disabilities, as well as executive function's role in academic achievement.

Rebecca Summy
Researcher Spotlight

Rebecca Summy

Doctoral Student
Communication Science and Disorders
FIREFLIES

Rebecca Summy is a Ph.D. student in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, as well as a FIREFLIES fellow. Before starting the Ph.D. program, Rebecca worked as a school-based Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) in Chicago and Nashville. Rebecca is interested in early identification of students with language and reading difficulties, as well as the role of the SLP in improving reading outcomes for students with language and reading disabilities.

Coretta Doss
Researcher Spotlight

Coretta Doss

Doctoral Student
Reading Education and Language Arts.
R2D2

Coretta Doss is a Ph.D. student in Reading Education and Language Arts, as well as an R2D2 fellow. Coretta has an interest in dyslexia and how teacher preparation programs train teachers to work with students with reading disabilities. She is interested in the community and its role in literacy acquisition.

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Student Products


FCRR faculty create opportunities for students to disseminate research in variety of ways with diverse stakeholders, including researchers, educators, clinicians, policy makers, community leaders, families, and caregivers. Please explore our student-developed resources below.


Mia is learning how to write academic papers for peer-reviewed journals. In this study, she and her colleagues explore the relations between parent-reported executive functioning, reading, and math achievement.
Posted: February 22, 2021


Denisha is learning how to give TED Talks. In this video, she explores the relations between cultural and linguistic diversity and literacy outcomes while also providing practical solutions to help practitioners better support students.
Posted: February 19, 2021


Sen is learning how to create infographics. In this example, she provides a brief introduction to important content, pedagogical, and instructional considerations for teaching adolescents who struggle in reading.
Posted: February 19, 2021