Publications & Media

Publications

Publications arising from the ELDEL (WP1) and the MABEL projects:

Caravolas, M.; Lervåg, A.; Mikulajová, M., Defior, S.; Seidlová Málková, G.; & Hulme, C. (2019). A cross-linguistic, longitudinal study of the foundations of decoding and reading comprehension ability. Scientific Studies of Reading, Online First. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10888438.2019.1580284

Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. (2019). MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy: Approaches to Literacy Testing Across Languages. Final Program Forty Seventh Annual Meeting International Neuropsychological Society.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 25, S1, 158-160 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617719000663

Caravolas, M. (2019). Universals and specifics of reading development in European languages.  Cross Cultural Perspectives on Reading Disabilities. Final Program Forty Seventh Annual Meeting International Neuropsychological Society.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 25, S1, 231 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355617719000663

Caravolas, M. (2017). Growth of Word and Pseudoword Reading Efficiency in Alphabetic Orthographies: Impact of Consistency. Journal of Learning Disabilities, https://doi.org/10.1177/0022219417718197

Caravolas, M.; Lervåg, A.; Defior, S.; Seidlová Málková, G.; & Hulme, C. (2013) Different patterns, but equivalent predictors, of growth in reading in consistent and inconsistent orthographies. Psychological Science, 24, 1398-1407. (Available online)

Caravolas, M.; Lervåg, A.; Mousikou, P.; Efrim, C.; Litavsky, M.; Onochie-Quintanilla, E.; Salas, N.; Schöffelová, M.; Defior, S.; Mikulajová, M.; Seidlová-Málková G.; & Hulme, C. (2012). Common patterns of prediction of literacy development in different alphabetic orthographies. Psychological Science, 23(6), 678-686. (Available online)

Additional outputs

Mikulajová, M. (2019). MABEL – multijazyková batéria testov ranej gramotnosti, založená na dôkazoch [MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy – An evidence-based tool]. Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, 53, 2019, 2, 134–146.

Salas, N., & Caravolas, M. (2019).  Dimensionality of early writing in English and Spanish.  Journal of Literacy Research, 51, 272-292. https://doi.org/10.1177/1086296X19858146

Onochie-Quintanilla, E., Defior, S. A., & Simpson, I. C. (2019). RAN and orthographic processing: What can syllable frequency tell us about this relationship? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 182, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jecp.2019.01.002

Onochie-Quintanilla, E., Defior, S. & Simpson, I. C. (2017). Visual Multi-Element Processing as a Pre-Reading Predictor of Decoding Skill. Journal of Memory and Language, 94, 134–148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2016.11.003

Conferences and Symposia on MABEL

March 29, 2019                  Keynote: Caravolas, M.  Prédire le développement des habiletés en lecture et en écriture à travers les langues européennes: Effets de la consistance orthographique.  44th Congress of the Institut des Troubles d’Apprentissage, Montreal, Canada.

February 21, 2019              Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy: Approaches to Literacy Testing Across Languages. International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting,  New York City.

February 22, 2019              Invited Symposium: Caravolas, M. Universals and specifics of reading development in European languages.  Cross Cultural Perspectives on Reading Disabilities. International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting,  New York City.

February 2, 2019               Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy.  Miles Dyslexia Centre Workshop for Specialist Dyslexia Teachers,  Bangor, UK

January 30, 2019               Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., & Seidlová Málková. G. MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy.  Literacy Across Different Languages, University of Coventry, Coventry

November, 1-3, 2018         Invited Symposium: Caravolas, M. Spelling development of children learning consistent and inconsistent orthographies. ELN COST – 1st Literacy Summit, Porto, Portugal

November, 1-3, 2018         Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy.  ELN COST – 1st Literacy Summit, Porto, Portugal

October, 11-13, 2018         Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. MABEL – Multilanguage Assessment Battery of Early Literacy.  16th International speech therapy conference of the Slovak Association of Logopeds, Novy Smokovec, Slovakia

September, 26, 2018         Symposium: Caravolas, M., Mikulajová, M., Defior, S., & Seidlová Málková, G. Diagnosis of early literacy skills from a cross-linguistic perspective – The MABEL test battery.  Early Reading: I read and become a reader Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

Doctoral Theses

Onochie-Quintanilla, E. Cognitive precursors to reading skill acquisition in Spanish. Granada: Universidad de Granada, 2016. [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/43900].  Doctoral Thesis

Salas, N. (2013). Early development of text writing in two contrasting orthographies: English and Spanish. Bangor University. https://research.bangor.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/early-development-of-text-writing-in-two-contrasting-orthographies-english-and-spanish(09c3d7ec-64fa-4aad-8e5d-9dc78afdca35).html. Doctoral Thesis

Schöffelová, M. (2013). Porozumění syntaktickým strukturám u dětí mladšího školního věku. Disertační práce. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Pedagogická fakulta. 180 s. [Understanding syntactic structures of children of early school age. Charles University, Prague, Faculty of Education. 180 pgs. Doctoral Thesis.]

Media

About MABEL from around the world.

Interview, in Spanish, by Dr Bárbara Gotheil (Grupo Indago, Argentina) with Prof. Sylvia Defior about the making of the MABEL test tool.

Short video by Alica Ondrášová (Comenius University, Slovakia) about MABEL.