Lesly Wade-Woolley, BA, MA, PhD

Associate Professor with Tenure, Faculty of Education - Educational Psychology Dept

Contact

Associate Professor with Tenure, Faculty of Education - Educational Psychology Dept
Email
wadewool@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

At U Alberta since July 2019. Formerly at Queen's University in the Faculty of Education, and at the University of South Carolina in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. 

Past president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading.

Spinner, weaver, aficionado of murder mysteries. 


Research

Research interests include:

  • Reading development and reading disorders.
  • Language bases of literacy development, with a special interest in prosody, or speech rhythm.
  • Developmental language disorder and its relationship with co-occurring reading disorders.
  • Professional development of teachers around reading and writing.
  • Science communication.


Courses

EDPY 497 - Senior Seminars

Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

Winter Term 2021
EDPY 501 - Introduction to Methods of Educational Research

Priority given to graduate students in the Department of Educational Psychology.

Fall Term 2020
EDPY 597 - Special Seminars

Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated.

Winter Term 2021
EDPY 597A - Special Seminars

Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated.

Fall Term 2020
EDPY 597B - Special Seminars

Content varies from year to year. Topics announced prior to registration period. The student's transcript carries title descriptive of content. May be repeated.

Winter Term 2021

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Publications

Prosody and punctuation ability in adult readers.
Author(s): Heggie, L. & Wade-Woolley, L.
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Reading Psychology
Volume: 39
Page Numbers: 188-215

Linguistic stress and reading: More than phonological awareness.
Author(s): Wade-Woolley, L. & Heggie, L.
Publication Date: 2016

Reading longer words: Insights into multisyllabic word reading.
Author(s): Heggie, L. & Wade-Woolley, L.
Publication: Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups
Volume: 2
Page Numbers: 86-94

Prosodic and phonemic awareness in children’s reading of long and short words.
Author(s): Wade-Woolley, L.
Publication: Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal,
Volume: 29
Page Numbers: 371-382

Implicit knowledge of word stress and derivational morphology guides skilled readers’ decoding of unfamiliar words.
Author(s): Wade-Woolley, L. & Heggie, L.
Publication: Scientific Studies of Reading
Volume: 19
Page Numbers: 21-30