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CISLL plans seminars on language, literacy learning

NIU’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

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NIU faculty deliver ‘administrator academy’ for District 428

A team of faculty affiliates from the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) developed and presented a two-day administrator academy for all DeKalb Community Unit School District 428 administrators and DeKalb Classroom Teachers’ Association representatives. Held Aug. 12 and

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Greta Chan attends CISLL’s Fall 2013 seminar series.

CISLL launches graduate certificate

New to NIU’s list of graduate certificates this fall is the Certificate of Graduate Studies in the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy. Incorporating courses from the colleges of Education, Health and Human Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences, the certificate offers

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Michael Manderino

Literacy Education professor’s dissertation wins academic ‘Triple Crown’ with trio of top awards

Michael Manderino, assistant professor in the Department of Literacy Education in NIU’s College of Education, has drawn significant praise from his colleagues in 2013, and deservedly so. His dissertation has received awards from three prestigious organizations already this year. The scholarly paper,

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Laurie Elish-Piper

Laurie Elish-Piper elected to board of directors of International Reading Association, sets goals

Laurie Elish-Piper is a model of multi-dimensional success. At NIU, she is a Presidential Teaching Professor of Literacy Education, director of the Literacy Clinic and co-director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy. She also was recently elected

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