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Rui Alves, PhD.

University of Porto/Psych, Lit Dev, Writing Processes

Rui A. Alves is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Porto. His main research interests are the cognitive and affective processes in writing, which he studies using experimental methods and logging tools. He is also interested in literacy development, writing instruction, and learning disorders. He and his team have studied the development of text production using an own–developed handwriting logging software (HandSpy) and developed many evidence-based writing interventions addressing cognitive, motivational, and self-regulatory aspects of writing (using SRSD). He serves in many editorial boards and is associate editor to the journal Reading & Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Springer. He is former coordinator of the Special Interest Group on Writing (2011-2015) of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, EARLI. Currently, he is interim coordinator of the European Literacy Network, ELN, a former COST Action network that gathers more than 500 literacy researchers. He also serves in the Executive Committee of EARLI and on the Steering Committee of the International Association for the Advancement of Writing Research, ISAWR. Most of his publications are available at ORCID or RG.

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