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Speaker to discuss GlobalEd 2 Project

January 28, 2016
Kimberly A. Lawless

Kimberly A. Lawless

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.

Hosts are the NIU Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships and the NIU Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language & Literacy.

For more information, call (815) 753-5008 or email [email protected].