Five faculty and staff members in Samford University's Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education and Professional Studies presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo April 11-14 in Denver.
The group included David Finn, associate professor and director of the Samford Children's Learning Center (CLC); Mandy Hilsmier, associate professor; Patti Wood, assistant professor and director of the gifted education program,; and CLC teachers Kelly Stedeford, and Lindsey Bishop.
The presentation discussed a research study involving 4-year-old children and the use of an iPad 2. The team did a pre and pro-test assessment design with one class in August 2011 and a second class in February 2012.
Tully Taylor is a senior journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in Samford University's office of marketing and communication.