We try to stay current on the great work being done in this area by colleagues and peers. We also try to present our work in different venues to share as we discover. Here are some of our accepted, recent and/or upcoming presentations.
2023 Society for Psychotherapy Research
Once upon a time: Studying the efficacy of the Storytelling/Story-Acting (STSA) play intervention on Ugandan preschoolers’ narrative coherence, class rankings, and mental state talk in two rural Ugandan community libraries
(Goodman, Dent, Chung, Cantas, Fanciullo & Toker)
2020 American Art Therapy Association Conference
An Exploration of Ugandan Children's Drawings: Cross-cultural Comparison of Lowenfeld's Artistic Development.
(Lee, Tuman, Goodman & Dent)
51st Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference
“This is me fetching water”: Studying the Effectiveness of the Storytelling/Story-Acting (STSA) Play Intervention on Ugandan Preschoolers’ Drawing Characteristics.
(Goodman & Dent)
2019 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Annual Congress
A Rural Community Library-based Framework for Supporting Emergent Literacy in Ugandan Preschoolers: The Storytelling/Story-acting Protocol.
(Dent & Goodman)
2019 Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Conference
Studying the Effectiveness of the Storytelling/Story-Acting (STSA) Play Intervention on Ugandan Preschoolers` Emergent Literacy, Oral Language, and Theory of Mind in Two Rural Ugandan Community Libraries.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
(Goodman & Dent)
2019 National Art Educators Association National Convention
An Exploration of Ugandan Children’s Drawings: Alternative Representation Relating Lowenfeld’s Artistic Development to School Readiness .
(Tuman, Lee, Dent, & Goodman)
March 15, 2019
28th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture
University of Illinois Champaign Urbana
Evaluating the Impact of the Rural Village Libraries in Uganda: A Mixed-methods Narrative.
November 28, 2018