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Phone: 305-348-9055
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Email: plsd@fiu.edu

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The Project on Language and Spatial Development

The Project on Language and Spatial Development at Florida International University, directed by Dr. Shannon Pruden, conducts cutting-edge research on language development and spatial development. Using state-of-the-art technology, such as eye-tracking, we are beginning to discover how children learn their first and second languages, and how they learn about the spatial world in which they live. Our research on developing spatial competence informs educational practice in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Our research is published in scientific journals and books. Contact us to learn more about how you can contribute to the understanding of children’s development!

Latest News

Congratulations to Carla Abad on Winning CASE Best Dissertation Award

03/13/2018

Congratulations to graduating doctoral student, Carla Abad, on winning the best dissertation award from the College of Arts, Sciences and Education at FIU! She also received the Academic Achievement award too! Way to go Carla!

Congratulations to Rosalie Odean on Winning CASE Academic Achievement Award

03/13/2018

Congratulations to graduating doctoral student, Rosalie Odean, on winning the academic achievement award from the College of Arts, Sciences and Education at FIU! Way to go, Rosalie!

Congratulations to Daniela Alvarez on being selected FIU Worlds' Ahead Graduate

03/13/2018

Congratulations to graduating undergraduate student, Daniela Alvarez, on being selected an FIU Worlds' Ahead Graduate! Only a handful of FIU graduates are recognized as Worlds' Ahead graduates at the graduation ceremony! Dani was selected because of her academic, personal and community achievements! Way to go, Dani!