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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...
Are you bilingual?
Want to free up your schedule to take more electives? Speed your time to graduation? Receive career-enhancing formal certification or earn a language minor with just a few more classes If you’re bilingual, you might be eligible to earn free academic credit through NIU’s Celebrate Bilingualism Program. Undergraduate students who can pass a standard test...
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Even subtle features of language can have profound effects on how we think and feel, which in a legal context might affect legal decision-making, according to NIU postdoctoral student Andrew Sherrill and psychology professor Joe Magliano. The two blog on the topic today in the online edition of Psychology Today, discussing research on how language...
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...
Emily Auerbach
Emily Auerbach, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will deliver an address at NIU at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2, in the Cavan Auditorium of Gabel Hall. Her speech, titled “The Power of Literature to Change Lives: The UW Odyssey Project,” will highlight some Auerbach’s experiences in the UW-Madison’s Odyssey program. The event is...