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Enns, C., Haug, T., Herman, R., Hoffmeister, R., Mann, W. & McQuarrie, L. (2016). Exploring Signed Language Assessment Tools Around the World. In M. Marschark, V. Lampropoulou & E.K. Skordilis (Eds.), Diversity in Deaf Education. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

McQuarrie, L. M. (2016).  Bilingualism – BUT for the “Slash”! [Review of Bilingualism and Bilingual Deaf Education edited by Marc Marschark, Gladys Tang & Harry Knoors]. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.

Sign of the times: Higher purpose inspires harder work ethic for students turned entrepreneurs. Science Contours Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016, Faculty of Science, University of Alberta

McQuarrie, L., Enns, C. & Purvis, C. (2016, July). “Cultivating” transfer in dual language learning: Exploring the effectiveness of signed language phonological awareness training on deaf children’s sign and print vocabulary learning. Paper presented at the 28th Australian and New Zealand Conference for Educators of the Deaf & the 12th Asia Pacific Congress on Deafness. Christchurch, New Zealand.

McQuarrie, L. & Enns, C. (2016, June). Signed language phonological awareness: Building deaf children’s vocabulary in signed and written language. Paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Education of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired (ICEDHI). Paris, France.

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2016, June). Cultivated transfer: Examining the effects of explicit signed language phonological awareness training on young bimodal bilingual deaf children’s vocabulary learning in signed and spoken languages. Poster presented at the 2016 NHS and AHS Hearing Across the Lifespan (HeAL) Conferences. Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy.

McQuarrie, L, & Enns, C. (2016, June). Innovative technologies: Creating dual language word learning games through co-design with Deaf children.  Poster presented at the 2016 International Education Conference, Venice, Italy. 

Enns, C. & McQuarrie, L. (2016, May). Visually-based phonological awareness: Building deaf children’s vocabulary in signed and written language.  Paper presented at the 2016 Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Calgary, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L, & Enns, C. (2016, April). Innovative technologies: Creating breakthrough dual language word learning games through co-design with Deaf children. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L, & Enns, C. (2016, February). Research to practice: Investigating the effects of a signed language phonological awareness intervention on language and literacy outcomes in bilingual deaf children.  Paper presented at the 42nd  Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH), New York, USA

2015

McQuarrie, L. (2015, September). Shifting paradigms: Deaf children, phonology and reading. Invited professional development seminar/full day workshop for the Alberta School for the Deaf professional development day. Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. (2015, September). Bridging the gap: Investigating the effects of a signed language phonological awareness intervention on language and literacy outcomes in bilingual deaf children. Research presentation to Edmonton Public School Board and Alberta School for the Deaf. Edmonton, Alberta


Price, L., Enns, C., & McQuarrie, L (2015, July). Resources for parents: Facilitating visual language acquisition. Paper presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Athens, Greece.

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2015, July). Bridging the gap: Investigating the effects of a signed language phonological awareness intervention on language and literacy outcomes in bilingual deaf children. Paper presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Athens, Greece.

Baron, T., Lam, E. & McQuarrie, L. (2015, July). Developing new technologies for children & with children: Using co-design for creating an instructional game. Poster presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Athens, Greece.

Enns, C., Haug, T., Herman, R., Hoffmeister, R., Mann, W. & McQuarrie, L. (2015, July). Exploring signed language assessment tools around the world. Symposium presented at the 22nd International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), Athens, Greece.

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2015, June). Learning to read with visual languages: Investigation of the impact of ASL visual sign phonology training on emergent and developing literacy in English. Presented at the Science of Learning Centre on Visual Language and Visual Learning’s (VL2) National Science Foundation Site Review. Washington, DC.

McQuarrie, L. (2015, June). Preliminary Findings from the Sign-based Literacy Intervention Project. Invited presentation for our community partners at Alberta School for the Deaf. Edmonton, AB 

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2015, March). Bilingual Deaf children as co-design partners in developing ASL/English word learning technology tools. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) Pre-conference on Deaf Education. Philadelphia, PA.

McQuarrie, L. (2015, March). Reading and Literacy in Visual Learning. Invited presentation to the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Science Foundation’s Science of Learning Centre on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2). Washington, DC.

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2015, February). Classroom materials and technology tools to build ASL phonological awareness. Poster at the 41th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). St. Louis, Missouri.

McQuarrie, L., Baron, T. Lam, E. (2015, January). Nothing about us without us! Bilingual deaf children as co-design partners in the development of an interactive digital word learning game. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., & Enns, C. (2015, January). HandsUp! for literacy: Tapping into Sign Language phonological awareness training in the development of literacy in English for bilingual deaf children. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii

2014

Parrila, R. & McQuarrie, L. (2014). Cognitive processes and academic achievement: multiple systems model of academic achievement. In T. C. Papadopoulos, R. K. Parrila, and J.R. Kirby (Eds.), Cognition, Intelligence, and Achievement: A Tribute To J. P. Das (pp. 79 -100). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Abbott, M. & McQuarrie, L. (2014). Equitable assessment for hearing and deaf English language learners: An investigation of the impact of verbal load on PASS processes. In T. C. Papadopoulos, R. K. Parrila, and J.R. Kirby (Eds.), Cognition, Intelligence, and Achievement: A Tribute To J. P. Das (pp. 291-308). San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

McQuarrie, L. & Parrila, R. (2014). Literacy and linguistic development in bilingual deaf children: Implications of the ‘and’ for phonological processing. American Annals of the Deaf, 159 (4): 372-384.

Enns, C.J. & McQuarrie, L. (2014). VL2 Parent Toolkit Website. A Sign Language Resource for Hearing Parents.Online parent training tutorials on visual language play and visual learning Retrieved from http://vl2parentspackage.org.  

McQuarrie, L. (2014, October). “Kiss your Brain!” What the Science of Learning on Visual Language and Visual Learning Offers Teachers of Reading. Keynote address at the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CAEDHH) Conference. Vancouver, B.C.

McQuarrie, L. & Enns, C. (2014, June). Learning to read with visual languages: Investigation of the impact of visual sign phonology training on emergent and developing literacy in English. Poster presented at the Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) National Science Foundation Site Review, Washington, D.C.

Enns, C. & McQuarrie, L (2014, June). Knowledge Translation (KT): Parent and child visual language training. Poster presented at the Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) National Science Foundation Site Review, Washington, D.C.

Enns, C. & McQuarrie, L. (2014, May). Assessing children’s development of American Sign Language. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, St. Catherines, Ontario.

McQuarrie, L. (2014, February). Building capacity of general education teachers through knowledge translational products and tools! Poster presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Washington, DC.

Price, L.,Enns, C. & McQuarrie, L. (2014, February). Parent Toolkit Website. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Washington, DC.

McQuarrie, L. & Enns, C.J. (2014, January). Assessing American Sign Language. Poster presented at the 11thAnnual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L. & Enns, C.J. (2014, January). Supporting parents and teachers of Deaf children: Knowledge mobilization through technology and innovative media development techniques. Poster presented at the 11thAnnual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii. 

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2013

McQuarrie, L.M, & Abbott, M. (2013). Bilingual Deaf Students' Phonological Awareness in ASL and Reading Skills in English. Sign Language Studies. 14 (1): 80-100.

McQuarrie, L. (2013). Educator’s Toolkit Website. A Resource for Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners. Edmonton, AB: Minerva Deaf Research Lab. Retrieved from http://mdrltoolkit.ualberta.ca/

McQuarrie, L., & Nocente, N. , McInnes, A., Parrila, R., & Hitschfeld, M. (2013). Moving the Needle on Adolescent Literacy through Teacher Professional Development. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 2069-2081), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McInnes, A., McQuarrie, L., & Nocente, N. (2013). Building Capacity in Secondary Teachers to Support Struggling Readers – The Advancing Adolescent Reading Initiative (AARI). Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 1856-1869), Honolulu, Hawaii.

Abbott, M. & McQuarrie, L. (2013). The Development of a Computerized Assessment of English Language Learners’ Reading-related Cognitive Processes. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 2304-2322), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., & Rohatyn, N. (2013). Professional Development for Classroom Teachers: Supporting Inclusive Practice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 2056-2068), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L. Abbott, M., & Enns, C. (2013). New Directions: ASL Assessment Tools & ASL Assessment Portal. Poster presentation at the Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference 11, London, England.

Abbott, M., McQuarrie, L., Neame, E., & Lee, K. (2013). Comparing Verbal Load Conditions on a Computerized Assessment of English Language Learners’ Reading-related Cognitive Processes. Paper presented at the Association Canadienne de Linguistique Appliquee/Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (ACLA/CAAL) Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia.

McInnes, A., McQuarrie, L., & Nocente, N. (2013). Enhancing Metalinguistic Skills in Adolescents During Classroom Word Study Activities. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) Annual Conference. Victoria, British Columbia.

McQuarrie, L., Enns, C., Zimmer, K., Henner, J., Baker, S., & Clark, D. (2013). American Sign Language (ASL) Assessment Tools: A “Sign of the Times” panel presentation. Papers presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Santa Fe, New Mexico.

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2013). American Sign Language Phonological Awareness Test. Paper presentation presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Santa Fe, New Mexico.

McQuarrie, L., (2013, November). Making Learning and Teaching Visible: Reading Processes & Dual Language (ASL-English) Practices. Invited training session/ workshop presented at the Alberta School for the Deaf Professional Development Day. Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. Abbott, M., & Enns, C. (2013, July). New Directions: ASL assessment tools & ASL assessment portal. Poster presented at the Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR) Conference 11, London, England. 

Abbott, M., McQuarrie, L., Neame, E., & Lee, K. (2013, June). 
Comparing Verbal Load Conditions on a Computerized Assessment of English Language Learners’ Reading-related Cognitive Processes. Paper presented at the Association canadienne de linguistique appliquee/ Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (ACLA/CAAL) Annual Conference, Victoria, British Columbia.

Enns, C., McQuarrie, L. & Price, L. (2013, June). 
Parent-child interaction: Facilitating visual language acquisition. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Victoria, British Columbia.

McInnes, A., McQuarrie, L., & Nocente, N. (2013, April). 
Enhancing Metalinguistic Skills in Adolescents During Classroom Word Study Activities. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) Annual Conference. Victoria, British Columbia. 

Price, L., Enns, C.J., & McQuarrie, L. (2013, February). 
Visual Language Activities for Parents. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Abbott, M. & McQuarrie, L. (2013, January). 
The Development of a Computerized Assessment of English Language Learners’ Reading-related Cognitive Processes. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., & Rohatyn, N. (2013, January). Professional Development for Classroom Teachers: Supporting Inclusive Practice for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Learners. Poster presented at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2012

McQuarrie, L., Abbott, M., & Spady, S., (2012). American Sign Language Phonological Awareness: Test Development and Design. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 142-158), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L.,& Abbott, M. (2012). Regularity Effects in Word Reading of Skilled Deaf Readers. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 159-182), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L. (2012).  Building Brighter Futures For Children And Youth Who Are Deaf Or Hard-Of-Hearing In Alberta: A Research Review and Provincial Report. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education (36 pages).

Enns, C.J., & McQuarrie, L. (2012, June). Visual Language Training to Enhance Literacy Development. Poster presented at the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science of Learning Centre on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) NSF Site Review. Washington, DC.

McQuarrie, L., Abbott, M., Soulia, E., Spady, S., Baron, T., Lam, E., Lin, E., Lefebvre, N., Schenk, K., & Yong, A. (2012, April). ASL-PAT web-based interface: Development, design and delivery. Presented at the VL2 International ASL Assessment Toolkit Planning Summit, National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science of Learning Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2), Washington, DC.

McQuarrie, L., & Rohatyn, N. (March, 2012). He can't HEAR you! “Just-in-time and Just-on-time” Professional Development for Teachers. Oral presentation at the 5th Annual G. M. Dunlop Educational Psychology-Graduate Student Colloquium, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

 

McQuarrie, L., & Rohatyn, N. (2012, February). He can't HEAR you! “Just-in-time and Just-on-time” Professional Development for Teachers. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Jacksonville, Florida.

 

McQuarrie, L., Abbott, M., & Spady, S., (2012, January). American Sign Language Phonological Awareness: Test Development and Design. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2012, January). Regularity Effects in Word Reading of Skilled Deaf Readers. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2011

McQuarrie, L., & Rohatyn, N. (2011). Building Instructional Capacity: A Survey Of Professional Development Needs Of Alberta Teachers Who Are Working With Students Who Are Deaf Or Hard-Of-Hearing. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education (23 pages).

McQuarrie, L., Parrila, R., Pretli, B., & Hayes, R., (2011). Advancing Adolescent Reading Initiative: Every Teacher a Reading Teacher! Paper presented at the 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L. (2011). American Sign Language Competence and English Reading Abilities: What is the underlying relationship? Symposium papers (Enns, McQuarrie, Hoffmeister, Kuntze, & Boudreault) presented at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) PreConference: Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, Montreal, Quebec.

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2011). Phonological Awareness in American Sign Language (ASL) and English Reading Ability in Prelingually Profoundly Deaf Children. Poster presented at 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., Abbott, M., & Spady, S., (2011). American Sign Language-Phonological Awareness Test (ASL-PAT): A “Sign” of things to Come. Poster presented at the University of Alberta Undergraduate Research Symposium, Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L., Rohatyn, N., Ghahreman, R., & Namukoa, A. (2011, July). Building Capacity in Alberta: Supports to teachers working with students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) in inclusive learning environments. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Educators of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CAEDHH) Synergy Conference: Working Hand in Hand for Deaf Learners. Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 

Rohatyn, N., McQuarrie, L., Ghahreman, R., & Namukoa, A. (2011, March). A Mixed Methods Study of Professional Development for Teachers in Inclusive Classrooms with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students. Poster presented in the 4th Annual G. M. Dunlop Educational Psychology-Graduate Student Colloquium, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

McQuarrie, L., & Pretli, B. (2011, March). Advancing Adolescent Reading Initiative. Presentation for the 2011 College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS) Learning Symposium. Calgary, Alberta.

2010

McQuarrie, L., Parrila, R., Odishaw, J., Barber, J., Hitchfeld, M., and Willaims, J. (2010). Exemplar Alberta Schools: A Case Study of Foothills Academy. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education (62 pages).

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2011). Phonological Awareness in American Sign Language (ASL) and English Reading Ability in Prelingually Profoundly Deaf Children. Interactive paper presented at 9th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2010). Does ASL phonology underlie the ASL-reading link? In C. Anderson (Ed.). Proceedings of the 21st International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED):Final Program and Abstract Book, (p. 119), Vancouver, British Columbia.

McQuarrie, L. (2010). Dual language word study: Scaffolding bilingual Deaf children in literacy development. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2010). Phonological Awareness in Skilled Deaf Adult Readers. Interactive paper presented at the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Parrila, R., McQuarrie, L., Klassen, R., Georgiou, G., and Odishaw, J. (2010). Effective Interventions for Adolescent Struggling Readers: A Research Review with Implications for Practice. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education (155 pages).

McQuarrie, L.M, & McRae, P. (2010). 
A provincial perspective on differentiated instruction: The Alberta initiative for school improvement (AISI). Journal of Applied Research on Learning, 3 (4). 4, 1-18.

2009

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R. K. (2009). Deaf children’s awareness of phonological structure: Rethinking the ‘functional-equivalence’ hypothesis. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 14 (2), 137-154.

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2008

McQuarrie, L. (2008). Phonology and Deaf Readers: New Insights on an Old Debate. Saarbrucken, Germany: Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft.

McQuarrie, L., & Russell, D. (2008). Addressing Barriers: Modeling Inclusive Practices in Teacher Education Programs in Canada. Journal of Special Pedagogy: Modern Trends in Special Education Development (Sign Language and Contemporaneity) 10, 94-105. Kyiv, Ukraine: Institute of Special Pedagogy, Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine.

McQuarrie, L., McRae, P., & Stack-Cutler, H. (2008). Choice, complexity, creativity: Differentiated instruction provincial research review. Edmonton, AB: Alberta Education. (38 pages).

McIntyre, L., Protz, S., & McQuarrie, L. (2008). Exploring the Potential of LiPS Instruction for Beginning Readers. Developmental Disabilities Bulletin, 36 (1 & 2), 18-48.

McQuarrie, L. & Abbott, M. (2008). Does Knowledge of Sign Language Phonological Parameters (ASL) Contribute to Written English Word Recognition? Conference Proceedings: Abstracts of the 2nd International Conference on Special Education: “Sharing Knowledge and Experience Around the World”, (pp. 128-129) Marmaris, Turkey. 

Russell, D. & McQuarrie, L. (2008). Teaching Deaf students in inclusive settings: Canadian teacher's perspectives. Conference Proceedings: Abstracts of the 2nd International Conference on Special Education: “Sharing Knowledge and Experience Around the World”, (p. 82). Marmaris,Turkey.

McQuarrie, L., & McRae, P. (2008). Creativity, complexity and choice in educational practice: Celebrating differentiated instruction and the Alberta Initiative for School Improvement. In M. Munoz, I. Jelinek, & F. Ferreira (Eds). Proceeding of the IASK International Conference Teaching and Learning 2008, (pp. 140-148), Aveiro, Portugal: International Association for Scientific Knowledge. 

McQuarrie, L., & Russell, D. (2008). Preservice teacher transformation through modeling innovative inclusive practices. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, (pp. 251-261), Honolulu, Hawaii.

McQuarrie, L., McRae, P., & Stack-Cutler, H. (2008, June). Complexity and choice: Celebrating differentiated instruction within the Alberta context. Paper presented for the Canadian Association for Teacher Education (CATE) at the 2008 Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE), Vancouver, British Columbia.

McQuarrie, L., & Abbott, M. (2008, June). The relationship between sign language phonological knowledge and word recognition skill in bilingual Deaf children. Paper presented for the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS)-Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada (LLRC) at the 2008 Canadian Society for Studies in Education (CSSE), Vancouver, British Columbia.

McRae, P., McQuarrie, L., & Stack-Cutler, H. (2008, February). Differentiated Instruction: Premiere of Cycle 2 AISI Provincial Research Review. Showcase presentation of the Provincial Research Review at the Leading & Learning- Embracing Excellence , 7th Annual Alberta Initiative for School Improvement Conference. Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. (2008, February). Bilingualism in two modalities: The case of Deaf readers. TESL Graduate Group Colloquium Series, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta.

McQuarrie, L., & Russell, D. (2008, January). Modeling innovative inclusive practices in teaching in the Faculty of Education. Festival of Teaching, University of Alberta.

2007

McQuarrie, L., & Russell, D. (2007, November). Inclusive practices in university teacher education programs in Canada. Paper presented at M. Drahomanov National Pedagogical University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R. (2007, July). Phonological representations: The effects of perceptual similarity on form-based similarity judgments in deaf children and adults. Interactive paper presentation accepted at the 2007 Society for the Scientific Study of Reading Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

McQuarrie, L. (2007, March 23). Phonological representations in Deaf children and adults: New insights on an old debate. Winter 2007 Linguistics Colloquium Series, Department of Linguistics, University of Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. (2007, March). Phonological representations in Deaf children and adults: New insights on an old debate. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) preconference Memory, Decoding and Reading Comprehension in Deaf children. Boston, MA.

McQuarrie, L. (2007, February). Reconsidering the evidence for ‘phonological’ effects in skilled reading performance of deaf children and adults: Is it ‘phonological’? Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the Association of College Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Pittsburgh, PA.

McQuarrie, L., Russell, D., & Stratiy, A. (2007, February). Sharing Insights: Co-teaching at the post secondary level as a model of inclusiveness. Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the Association of College Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Pittsburgh, PA.

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2006

McQuarrie, L. (2006, November 17). Reading Processes, Dual Language (ASL-English) Practices, and Deaf Readers. Invited training session/ full day workshop presented at the Newfoundland School for the Deaf Professional Development Day. St. John’s, Newfoundland. 

McQuarrie, L. (2006, November 16). Raising the score: The lessons to be learned from science about Deaf children’s reading and a challenge for the future. Public lecture sponsored by the Newfoundland Ministry of Education, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

McQuarrie, L. (2006, October 27). Understanding the lessons from science about Deaf children’s reading acquisition. Public lecture sponsored by the BC Family Network for Deaf Children, Vancouver, British Columbia.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R., (2006, October). Challenges of learning to read for students with language deficiencies and language differences. Paper presented at the 2006 Provincial Special Education Conference: Celebrating the Challenges-Looking Toward the Future. Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. (2006, September 22). The “Big 5” Ideas in Literacy Development: What are they? How do they apply to deaf readers? Invited training session/half day workshop presented at the Calgary Board of Education Teacher of the Deaf Professional Development Day. Calgary, AB.

McQuarrie, L. (2006, September 21). Raising the score in reading for Deaf children. Public lecture sponsored by Calgary Board of Education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Alberta, and the Western Canadian Centre for Studies in Deafness, Calgary, AB.

McQuarrie, L. (2006, August). Modality matters: A study of Deaf children’s awareness of phonological structure. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Speech, Writing and Context (ICSWC3). Edmonton, Alberta.

McQuarrie, L. (2006, March 23). Raising the score: The lessons to be learned from science about Deaf children’s reading and a challenge for the future. The Jones Memorial Lecture in Deafness, University of Alberta. Edmonton, AB.

2005

McQuarrie, L. (2005, November 18). Deaf children’s awareness of phonological structure: Rethinking the “functional equivalence” hypothesis. Canadian Centre for Research on Literacy Research Seminar, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

McQuarrie, L. (2005, August). Reading research and Deaf readers. 2005 Summer Institute ‘Making Sense of Educational Interpreting’, Western Canadian Centre of Studies in Deafness (WCCSD), Edmonton, AB.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R. (2005, July). Phonological awareness and Deaf learners: Reconsidering the evidence. Paper presented at the 20th International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), (pp.183-184). Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Kobel, I., Rodda, M., & McQuarrie, L. (2005, July). Canada-Ukraine partnership inspires reform of Deaf education in Ukraine. Paper presented at the 20th International Congress on the Education of the Deaf (ICED), (p. 172). Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Georgiou, G., Parrila, R., & McQuarrie, L. (2005, July). Phonological processing skills of compensated adult dyslexics. Interactive paper presented at the 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference, Limassol, Cyprus.

McQuarrie, L., & Seabrook, J. (2005, February). Hands Up – On the Wall! Teaching with ASL Word Walls. Interactive paper presentation at the 31st Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Banff, Alberta, Canada.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R. (2005, February). Deaf readers’ awareness of phonological structure: Syllable, rhyme and phoneme. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Association of College Educators for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ACE-D/HH). Banff, Alberta, Canada.

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2004

McQuarrie, L. (2004, October). Reading Strategies & Deaf Learners. Invited training session/ full day workshop presented at the Northern British Columbia Teacher’s Provincial Professional Development Day, Prince George, B.C.

McQuarrie, L. (2004, August). Reading and signing Deaf learners: What the research tells us! Alberta Association of the Deaf (AAD) Family Summer Camp. Edmonton, AB. 

McQuarrie, L., Cundy, L., & Taylor, N. (2004, August). What’s a parent to do? Invited panel discussion presented at the Alberta Association of the Deaf (AAD) Family Summer Camp. Edmonton, AB.

McQuarrie, L. (2004, August). Hearing “and” Deaf readers: A look inside the “and”. 2004 Summer Institute for Interpreters, Transliterators, and Educational Assistants, Western Canadian Centre of Studies in Deafness (WCCSD) Edmonton, AB.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R. (2004, February). Reading and signing Deaf learners: Putting together the puzzle pieces. Public lecture sponsored by the Family Network for Deaf Children (FNDC) and B.C. Ministry for Family & Community Development. Vancouver, B.C.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R., (2004, January). Reading Ability and Signing Deaf Children.  Presentation for the British Columbia Provincial School for the Deaf (BCSD) Professional Development Day. South Slope Elementary School/ BCSD (Elementary Program). Burnaby, B.C.

McQuarrie, L., & Parrila, R., (2004, January). Reading Ability and Signing Deaf Children: Investigating the contributions of Sign Language Phonology (ASL) and Spoken Language Phonology (English). Presentation for the British Columbia Provincial School for the Deaf Professional Development Day. Burnaby South High School/BCSD (Secondary Program), Burnaby, B.C.

2002

McQuarrie, L. (2002, June /July). Partnerships for change: Community, school and family. Special education lecture series and discussion forum presented at seven one-week Ukraine Summer Academic Institutes for deaf/hard of hearing students, parents, teachers and administrators throughout the Western, Eastern, Southern and Central regions of Ukraine:

  • L’Viv, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Western Ukraine)
  • Khust, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Western Ukraine)
  • Pidkamen, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Western Ukraine)
  • Zaporizhia, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Eastern Ukraine)
  • Kherson, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Eastern Ukraine)
  • Odesa, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Southern Ukraine)
  • Kyiv, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Central Ukraine)
  • Kherson, Ukraine; 2002 Summer Academic Institute (Eastern Ukraine)

2001

McQuarrie, L. (2001, June/July). Bilingual education for deaf and hard of hearing students: A Canadian perspective. A special education lecture series and discussion forum presented at three, one-week Ukraine Summer Academic Institutes for deaf/hard of hearing students, parents, teachers and administrators:

  • Khust, Ukraine; 2001 Summer Academic Institute (Western Ukraine)
  • Kharkiv, Ukraine; 2001 Summer Academic Institute (Eastern Ukraine)
  • Odesa, Ukraine; 2001 Summer Academic Institute (Southern Ukraine)