The mission of the Motivational Adolescent Research in Vocabulary & Expressive Literacy (MARVEL) Lab (Dr. Ginger Collins, CCC-SLP, Pricipal Investigator) at University of Montana is to conduct research on motivating contextualized language interventions with adolescents who struggle with language and literacy acquisition.
People and Projects
Dr. Ginger Collins directs the MARVEL Lab. She currently conducts evidence-based research in conjunction with Dr. Julie Wolter of UM LLEAD Lab to determine best practices for implementing contenxtulatized language intervention with adolescents. This research is conducted in conjunction with Dr. Collins' camp CHRONICLE in which children with language literacy deficets engage in classroom based comic-book-creation language therapy in an intensive therapy format.