Kimberly A. Lawless, associate dean for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education, will visit NIU at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, to speak on on “Developing a Scientifically Literate Citizenry Through Written Argumentation: The GlobalEd2 Project.”
Her address, part of the PI Academy Mentor Speaker Series, will take place in the Sky Room of Holmes Student Center.
All are welcome; no registration is required.
Lawless focuses her personal research interests on the effectiveness of technology in classrooms toward improving reading comprehension skills of K-12 students. She writes and publishes widely on educational technology, instructional science and reading.
For more information, call (815) 753-5008 or email [email protected].