- Donation from Emma Eccles Jones Foundation promotes Early Childhood Education
Donation from Emma Eccles Jones Foundation promotes Early Childhood Education
“The building’s unique design and common spaces will provide our world-class faculty unprecedented opportunities for interdisciplinary research and collaboration.”
—Dr. Beth Foley
- ECERC Researcher Receives the Honors of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association
ECERC Researcher Receives the Honors of the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association
Ronald B. Gillam, PhD, who holds the Raymond and Eloise Lillywhite Endowed Chair in Speech-Language Pathology at Utah State University, has been awarded the Honors of the Association by the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association.
- CARE Project Workshop
CARE Project Workshop
Two workshops held, October 2-3, 2015, in English and Spanish, addressed the emotional journey parents experience when they have a child identified with hearing loss.
78 professionals and graduate students in audiology, speech-language pathology, and deaf education, as well as parents and extended family members attended.
- USU Students Complete 11th "Mission from the hEARt" in Costa Rica
USU Students Complete 11th "Mission from the hEARt" in Costa Rica
On May 3, 2015, USU students embarked on their 11th "Mission from the hEARt" in Costa Rica providing hearing tests to approximately 450 individuals and fit over 60 with hearing aids.
- Investigating Neural Activity Before and After Concussion
Investigating Neural Activity Before and After Concussion
At Utah State University’s Learning, Education, & Auditory Processing (LEAP) Brain Imaging Laboratory, Dr. Ron Gillam and Nick Wan, a doctoral student, have begun to study the short-term effects of concussions using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS).
The Emma Eccles Jones Early Childhood Education and Research Center (EEJ ECERC) was opened in 2010 to bring together scientists and educators at Utah State University who focus on research and services related to early childhood education, elementary education, psychology, communicative disorders, deaf education, family and human development, and special education. The Center fosters interdisciplinary collaboration among EEJ ECERC faculty and staff and the Edith Bowen Laboratory School, other departments at Utah State University and other universities in Utah, the Utah State Office of Education, and school districts and parent organizations throughout the state.