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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...
James Woehrle
You’re on deadline, totally immersed in a project at work or school. You glance at your wristwatch and can’t believe where the time has gone. There’s a reason for this time-flies phenomenon, and it has to do with an individual’s working memory capacity, according to NIU researchers. “Individuals with high working memory capacity devote so...
The printed word was one of the greatest accomplishments in the history of mankind. Learning how the human mind translates the printed page into complex thoughts and ideas, however, has been an important point of research for only about 40 years. One of the leaders in that effort is NIU Professor of Psychology Joseph Magliano,...
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...
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Over the last decade or so, the World Wide Web has created a seismic shift in one of the cornerstones of education: reading. Or, more precisely, how we understand what we’re reading. In this new age of information, it’s no longer enough to comprehend a single text, NIU researchers say. The ease of Internet access...