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Potential Effects of Different Types of Audio in Electronic Books on Young Children’s Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Learning

This study will compare the reading comprehension and vocabulary learning of 4- and 5-year-old children as they read independently one of three versions of an e-book with one of the following audio features combined with animated pictures: 1) only oral language, 2) oral language plus meaningful music, and 3) oral language plus noise. We are looking for 4- to 5-year-old children who are willing to participate in our study. More information is available at Please contact directly for more information.


If you are interested in participating in one of the School of Kinesiology's current research projects, please visit the School's research website to fill out the form and indicate your interest.

Experiential Learning through KIN Courses

Kin 115 C- Jen Dober, Fall term 2018, *check back soon for full details

Kin 115 A- Elena Voloshin, Winter Term 2019, *check back soon for full details

Kin 365- Janka Corewyn, Fall Term 2018 & Winter Term 2019, *check back soon for full details

Kin 366- Dr. Shannon Bredin, Winter Term 2019, *check back soon for full details

Kin 456- Gail Wilson, Winter Term 2019, *check back soon for full details


Participant Recruitment for Grad Students & Faculty

Interested in recruiting participants or would like to promote your study through UBC Active Kids, CLICK HERE to submit a recruitment request form. Please give us at least 3 to 5 business days to respond to your inquiry. If you have any questions please contact