CISLL plans seminars on language, literacy learning

CISLL logoNIU’s Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy will host several seminars this spring to discuss various methodologies and approaches for examining aspects of language and literacy learning and development.

Each session will be organized around a topic related to conducting language and literacy research, and include a discussion of theoretical perspectives related to particular methods and approaches, as well as examples of how a method/approach has been utilized within language and literacy research.

Sessions are scheduled from 4 to 5:30 p.m. select Tuesdays in Gabel 215.

Faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students and anyone interested in language and literacy are invited.

  • Feb. 16: Mixed methods approaches to language and literacy research
    Todd Reeves, Educational Technology, Research & Assessment
  • Feb. 23: The three-pronged approach to study language and literacy
    Joseph Magliano, Psychology
  • March 1: The use of formative research design and design-based research within literacy and language research
    Michael Manderino, Literacy & Elementary Education
  • March 8: Event-related brain potential (ERP) methodologies in reading research
    Lindsay Harris, Leadership, Educational Psychology & Foundations
  • March 22: Discourse analysis within literacy research
    Amy Stich, Leadership, Educational Psychology & Foundations
  • April 19: Building community partnerships within language and literacy research
    Melissa Ray, CISLL, and Laura Ruth Johnson, Educational Technology, Research & Assessment

For more information, call (815) 753-5793 or email cisll@niu.edu.

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