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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 language and literacy research, and include a discussion of theoretical perspectives related to...
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...
Nell Duke
Nell Duke, professor of language, literacy and culture at the University of Michigan, will visit the NIU campus Monday, March 16, to deliver a lecture on “Aligning Effective Informational Text Instruction with the Common Core Standards.” Her talk begins at 6 p.m. in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center, followed by a Q-and-A...
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What is Student Affairs? How does Student Affairs support student readiness and success? How is Student Affairs changing? Those questions and more will spark conversation from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, during a presentation and panel discussion titled “The Role of Student Affairs in Supporting College Student Readiness and Success.” NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study...
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 13, “Effective and Ethical Evaluation Within a Balanced Assessment Framework” addressed the Performance...
Greta Chan attends CISLL’s Fall 2013 seminar series.
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 a broad range of perspectives on language and literacy. Graduate students completing this...
Laurie Elish-Piper
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 to the board of directors of the International Reading Association (IRA). Established in...
Carol D. Lee
Northwestern University professor Carol D. Lee will speak Monday, June 18, at the 2012 Affiliate Retreat of the NIU Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy. Lee is the Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy, a professor of learning sciences and professor of African-Americans studies. Her presentation is titled, “Every...
Kristopher Kopp
Kristopher Kopp, a Ph.D. student in the NIU Department of Psychology, is the recipient of the CISLL Graduate Student Fellowship. Laurie Elish-Piper and Joseph Magliano, co- directors of NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL), said Kopp’s promise as a scholar and his commitment to interdisciplinary research of educationally relevant research in language and literacy...
Visualize 2015 - A Five-Year Roadmap for Rockford Public Schools
NIU faculty members will meet Wednesday, Nov. 10, with leaders of Rockford Public School District 205 to learn about NIU’s current activities in Rockford and about priorities for the Rockford schools. The meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Large, urban school districts...
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NIU’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language and Literacy (CISLL) will host a fall seminar series that begins Monday, Sept. 27. CISLL is an interdisciplinary center for the study of lifespan language and literacy across diverse populations and contexts. Center affiliates engage in basic and applied research in language and literacy, develop and apply...