• Son, C. S., Butcher, K., & Liang, L. A. (2020). The influence of interactive features in storybook apps on children’s reading comprehension and story enjoyment. Elementary School Journal, 120(3). Online First January 21, 2020: . Published, 01/2020.

Research Statement

Lauren Aimonette Liang is an associate professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in children’s and young adult literature and reading instruction. Her research and teaching focuses on children’s literature and comprehension instruction. She is especially interested in evaluation and selection of children’s and adolescent literature; text characteristics as related to student comprehension and response to text; and students’ understanding of the specific text that they are reading.

Research Keywords

  • Young Adult Literature
  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Education
  • Comprehension
  • Children's Literature

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • Extensive children's literature collection. Contact: Lauren Aimonette Liang , 801-455-5364 , 3220 SAEC .

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Germany
    International Youth Library.
  • Philippines