Fordham University Graduate School of Education: REMINDER: Dr. Alice Wilder Presents Inaugural Talk for the CLAIR Speaker Series

Monday, October 15, 2012

REMINDER: Dr. Alice Wilder Presents Inaugural Talk for the CLAIR Speaker Series


The Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research (CLAIR) Doctoral Program at the Graduate School of Education is pleased to present the inaugural talk in the CLAIR Speaker Series:

Dr. Alice Wilder:
"Blue's Clues, Super Why!, Speakaboos"

Dr. Wilder is Co-Creator and Head of Research and Education for Super Why!, a PBS Kids property that helps preschoolers learn reading fundamentals through interactive stories. She is also Chief Content Officer for Speakaboos, a multi-platform library of interactive digital books intended to support children from 3-6 years old in their interests and with a focus on reading comprehension. 

For over 10 years Dr. Wilder served as a Producer and the Director of Research (user testing) and Development for Nick Jr.’s Blue’s Clues and Developer of Blue’s Room.  She conducted the formative research used in the creation and ongoing production of the series.  

She has been nominated for multiple Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series as well as Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series. 

Friday, October 26th, 2012
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Fordham Lincoln Center
12th Floor Lounge
Click here for directions.

Interested in learning more about the CLAIR program?  Arrive at 5:00pm for an Information Session in the 12th Floor Lounge before the lecture!  

Space is limited!  Please RSVP to Dr. Fran Blumberg at blumberg@fordham.edu (please indicate if you will be attending the Information Session as well as the lecture). 

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