Joshua Lawrence

Associate Professor - Department of Education
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 7 Helga Engs hus 0317 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1092 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Experimental design
  • Randomized trial
  • Longitudinal methods
  • Vocabulary
  • L1 & L2 language development
  • Reading comprehension
  • Disciplinary learning

Education

  • EdD in Education, Department of Developmental Studies and Counseling, Boston University
  • MAT in Teaching English as a Second Language, Salem State University, Salem MA
  • BA in Ancient Philosophy, University of Calgary, Canada

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Institute for Educational Research, University of Oslo, 2016 - present
  • Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of Oslo, 2011 – present
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, Harvard University, 2008 – 2011
Tags: Education, Comprehending and learning from text

Publications

  • Chen, Si; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Jing, Zhou; Min, Lanbin & Snow, Catherine E (2018). The Efficacy of a Book Reading Intervention on Vocabulary Development of Young Uyghur Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.  ISSN 0885-2006.  44(3), s 206- 219 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecresq.2017.12.008
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Hagen, Aste Mjelve; Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lin, Grace & Lervåg, Arne (2018). Academic vocabulary and reading comprehension: exploring the relationships across measures of vocabulary knowledge. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  s 1- 22 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9865-2
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Hagen, Åste Mjelve; Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lin, Grace & Lervåg, Arne (2018). Academic vocabulary and reading comprehension: exploring the relationships across measures of vocabulary knowledge. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777. . doi: 10.1007/s11145-018-9865-2
  • Taylor, Karen S.; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Connor, Carol M. & Snow, Catherine E (2018). Cognitive and linguistic features of adolescent argumentative writing: Do connectives signal more complex reasoning?. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  s 1- 25 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11145-018-9898-6
  • Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Collins, Penelope & Snow, Catherine E (2017). Vocabulary and Reading Performances of Redesignated Fluent English Proficient Students. TESOL quarterly (Print).  ISSN 0039-8322.  51(4), s 757- 786 . doi: 10.1002/tesq.346
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Francis, David; Paré-Blagoev, Juliana & Snow, Catherine E (2017). The poor get richer: heterogeneity in the efficacy of a school-level intervention for academic language. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.  ISSN 1934-5747.  10(4), s 767- 793 . doi: 10.1080/19345747.2016.1237596
  • Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey & Snow, Catherine E (2016). Defying expectations: Vocabulary growth trajectories of high performing language minority students. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  s 1- 28 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-016-9703-3
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Niiya, Melissa & Warschauer, Mark (2016). Narrative writing in digital formats: Interpreting the impact of audience. Psychology of Language and Communication.  ISSN 1234-2238.  20(1), s 201- 221 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/plc-2015-0012
  • Lin, Alex Romeo; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Snow, Catherine E & Taylor, Karen S. (2016). Assessing adolescents’ communicative self-efficacy to discuss controversial issues: Findings from a randomized study of the Word Generation program. Theory & Research in Social Education.  ISSN 0093-3104.  44(3), s 316- 343 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00933104.2016.1203852
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Crosson, Amy C.; Paré-Blagoev, Juliana & Snow, Catherine E (2015). Word Generation randomized trial: Discussion mediates the impact of program treatment on academic word learning. The American Educational Research Journal.  ISSN 0002-8312.  52(4), s 750- 786 . doi: http://doi.org/10.3102/0002831215579485
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Hinga, Briana M.; Mahoney, Joseph L. & Vandell, Deborah Lowe (2015). Summer activities and vocabulary development: Relationships across middle childhood and adolescence. International Journal for Research on Extended Education.  ISSN 2196-3673.  3(1), s 71- 93 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3224/ijree.v3i1.19582
  • Lin, Alex Romeo; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey & Snow, Catherine E (2015). Teaching urban youth about controversial issues: Pathways to becoming active and informed citizens. Citizenship, social and economics education.  ISSN 1478-8047.  14(2), s 103- 119 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/2047173415600606
  • Zheng, Binbin; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Warschauer, Mark & Lin, Chi-Hsi (2015). Middle school students’ writing and feedback in a cloud-based classroom environment. Technology, Knowledge and Learning.  ISSN 2211-1662.  20(2), s 201- 229 . doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-014-9239-z
  • Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Mo, Elaine & Snow, Catherine E (2014). Differential effects of a systematic vocabulary intervention on adolescent language minority students with varying levels of English proficiency. International Journal of Bilingualism.  ISSN 1367-0069.  19(3), s 314- 332 . doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/1367006914521698
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Rolland, Rebecca Givens; Branum-Martin, Lee & Snow, Catherine E (2014). Generating vocabulary knowledge for at-risk middle school readers: Contrasting program effects and growth trajectories. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk.  ISSN 1082-4669.  19(2), s 76- 97 . doi: http://doi.org/10.1080/10824669.2014.958836
  • Rydland, Veslemøy; Grøver, Vibeke & Lawrence, Joshua Fahey (2014). The second-language vocabulary trajectories of Turkish immigrant children in Norway from ages five to ten: The role of preschool talk exposure, maternal education, and co-ethnic concentration in the neighborhood.. Journal of Child Language.  ISSN 0305-0009.  41(2), s 352- 381 . doi: 10.1017/S0305000912000712
  • Yim, Soobin; Warschauer, Mark; Zheng, Binbin & Lawrence, Joshua Fahey (2014). Cloud-based collaborative writing and the Common Core Standards. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.  ISSN 1081-3004.  58(3), s 243- 254 . doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jaal.345
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Galloway, Emily; Yim, Soobin & Lin, Alex (2013). Learning to write in middle school? Insights into adolescent writers’ instructional experiences across content areas.. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.  ISSN 1081-3004.  57(2), s 151- 161 . doi: 10.1002/jaal.219
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey (2012). English vocabulary trajectories of students whose parents speak a language other than English: Steep trajectories and sharp summer setback.. Reading and writing.  ISSN 0922-4777.  25(5), s 1113- 1141 . doi: 10.1007/s11145-011-9305-z
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Capotosto, Lauren; Branum-Martin, Lee; White, Claire & Snow, Catherine E. (2012). Language proficiency, home-language status, and English vocabulary development: A longitudinal follow-up of the Word Generation program.. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.  ISSN 1366-7289.  15(3), s 437- 451 . doi: 10.1017/S1366728911000393
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey (2009). Summer reading: Predicting adolescent word learning from aptitude, time spent reading, and text type. Reading Psychology.  ISSN 0270-2711.  30(5), s 445- 465 . doi: 10.1080/02702710802412008
  • Snow, Catherine E.; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey & White, Claire (2009). Generating knowledge of academic language among urban middle school students. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.  ISSN 1934-5747.  2(4), s 325- 344 . doi: 10.1080/19345740903167042
  • Fahey, Kevin; Lawrence, Joshua Fahey & Paratore, Jeanne (2007). Using electronic portfolios to make learning public. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.  ISSN 1081-3004.  50(6), s 460- 471 . doi: 10.1598/jaal.50.6.4 Show summary

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  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lin, Grace & Hagen, Åste Mjelve (2016). What Are Important Academic Words For Reading?.
  • Lawrence, Joshua Fahey; Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Lin, Grace; Hagen, Åste Mjelve & Jaeggi, Susanne (2016). Polysemy and Semantic Precision: Semantic Measures Extracted from WordNet.

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