Contact Information

PhD candidate

Human Development

McGill University

e-mail : badriah.basma@mcgill.ca

Research Interests

The relation between working memory and reading disability ;

The effect of reading intervention on working memory and reading disability ;

How EEG studies might help in understanding the brain functioning of students with specific learning disabilities.

 

Keywords: Reading disability, reading intervention, memory, working memory, EEG, MRI, Brain

 

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Basma, B., & Savage, R. (2019). Teacher professional development and student literacy in high school: A systematic review and a meta-analysis. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Basma B. & Savage R.  (2018). Teacher Professional Development and Student Literacy Growth: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Educ Psychol Rev, 30 (2), 457–481. doi.org/10.1007/s10648-017-9416-4

Conference presentations (*oral)

  • Basma, B., Archambault, A., Tullo, D., Bertone, A. (2019-July) The performance of adolescents with developmental disabilities in reading comprehension. Poster presentation at the International Twenty Sixth Annual Conference of Society of Scientific Study of Reading, Toronto, Canada
  • Savage, R., Basma. B. (2019-July) The impact of Teacher professional development of adolescents’ literacy in high school. Poster presentation at the International Twenty Sixth Annual Conference of Society of Scientific Study of Reading, Toronto, Canada
  • Basma, B., Bertone, A. (2019- June) The N400 in atypical readers: A meta-analysis. Poster presentation presented at the Fourth Annual Neurosymposium Conference, Montreal.
  • Basma, B., Archambault, A., Tullo, D., Bertone, A. (2019- May) Adolescents with ASD perform better in linguistic comprehension than in word reading. Poster presentation at the International Society for Autism Research, Montreal, Qc
  • Basma, B., Archambault, A., Tullo, D., Bertone, A. (2019-May) How do Adolescents with ASD perform in reading Comprehension? A Simple view of Reading task. Poster presentation at Post INSAR meeting at the Annual CIUSSS Journée de la Recherche, Hôpital Rivière De Prairie. Montreal.
  • Basma, B., Savage R. (2019, April). Teacher professional development and student literacy in middle and high school: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster presentation at the 6ème Colloque Internationale en Éducation, Montreal, Qc.
  • Basma, B., Archambault, C., Tullo, D., Bertone A. (2019- April) How do Youth with Developmental Disabilities Perform in the “Simple View of Reading” Task? Poster presentation at the Human Development Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Basma, B., Archambault, A., Tullo, D., Bertone, A. (2019, February) Patterns of reading ability in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Poster Presentation at Centre de Recherche en Devéloppement Humain Conference, Montreal, Qc
  • Basma, B., Bertone, A (2018, November). What does the brain of children with Dyslexia tell us about reading impairments? A systematic review of N400 studies. Poster presentation at the NeuroQam Annual Conference, Université Uqam, Montreal, Qc
  • Basma, B., Bertone, A. (2018, September). How do EEG studies help us understand reading disabilities in young children? Poster presentation presented at the Annual Integrated Program for Neuroscience Conference, McGill University, Montreal.
  • Basma, B., Bertone, A. (2018, June). How do EEG studies help us understand reading disabilities in young children? A systematic review. Poster presentation presented at the Third Annual Neurosymposium Conference, Montreal.
  • *Basma, B., Bertone, A. (2018, May). The role of family factors in student literacy achievement: a systematic review. Oral presentation presented at the Annual CIUSSS Journée de la Recherche, Hôpital Sacré Coeur, Montreal.
  • Basma, B., Bertone, A. (2018, May). The role of environmental factors and children’s literacy: a systematic review. Poster session presented at the Annual Summer Institute for School Psychology Conference, McGill University, Montreal.
  • Basma, B., Savage, R. (2018, April). Teacher professional development and student reading achievement in middle and high school: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster session presented at the Annual Human Development Conference- McGill University, Montreal.