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Professional Experiences and Interests
Dr. Joshua Wilson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. He earned his Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Connecticut in 2014. His research focuses on methods of assessing and instructing struggling writers, and on the application of automated essay scoring (AES) technology in Response to Intervention (RtI) contexts. Dr. Wilson was awarded the Council for Exceptional Children, Division of Research, Student Research Award in the quantitative design method area for his paper: Does Automated Feedback Improve Writing Quality? (Wilson, Olinghouse, & Andrada, 2014). His dissertation was awarded the prestigious Harris Kahn Dissertation Award from the Department of Educational Psychology at UConn. He currently teaches courses on elementary special education methods. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Wilson was a special education teacher for six years.
To learn more about Joshua Wilson’s research on the application of automated essay scoring, please see the recent UDaily article here.