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Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language & Literacy

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Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Language & Literacy

CISLL is an interdisciplinary center for the study of lifespan language and literacy across diverse populations and contexts, both regionally and globally, with the commitment to:

  • Engage in basic and applied research in language and literacy,
  • Develop and apply innovative research and assessment methodologies to address complex issues,
  • Identify and promote best practices in language and literacy, and
  • Provide evidence-based outreach that generates results.

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Interested in Language and Literacy?

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Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Join us for the Spring 2017 Seminar Discussions. Our Theme is "Expanding What Counts as Literacy"

 

02/23 - Inspiring Storytellers Who Will Thrive in the Digital Age

Gillian King-Cargile   Communications Specialist, Outreach and Engagement Communications Coordinator at Northern Illinois University
Mary Baker - Outreach and Engagement Associate at Northern Illinois University
4.30-6pm, Gabel Hall 215

 

03/09 - Translating Mathematics in the Language of a Literacy and Vice Versa

Dr. Paul Dawkins - Associate Professor Mathematics Education at Northern Illinois University
4.30-6pm, Gabel Hall 215

  

03/22 What comics can tell us about literacy (and vice versa)

Dr. Neil Cohn - University of Tilberg, The Netherlands
3.30pm (Skype Talk) Gabel Hall Learning Center 

 

Week of April 10 Alliance for College Readiness

The Alliance for College Readiness from Elgin Community College
TBD

UPCOMING TALK - THURSDAY MARCH 9

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Funding Opportunities

Need a support in pursuing a research study? Apply for funding with CISLL!