In this talk, Dr. Kiel Christianson will describe Good-Enough Language Processing, a framework that attempts to account for misinterpretations by positing that the human language comprehension system applies “heuristics” to language input in an attempt to quickly and easily extract meaning.
Dr. Martha W. Alibali, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give a talk titled "Understanding Change in Mathematical Thinking: A Perception-Action Perspective."
This workshop hosted by the Counseling Center will help participants learn how to maintain their own emotional well-being on a long-term basis. The event is geared toward students, but all members of the campus are invited to attend.
Robb Lindgren of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the College of Education at Illinois will be giving a “Science for All” talk at the Orpheum Science Museum in Champaign on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.
This Friday Lunch Series hosted by the Office for Mathematics, Science, & Technology Education will cover the qualities that should be looked for in teachers to ensure students are prepared for the technologically advanced world they're facing.
The Art Theater in Champaign will be showing the PBS documentary "Tell Them We Are Rising" on Feb. 28, 2018. Dean James D. Anderson of the College of Education at Illinois is interviewed in the film, which covers the rise, influence, and evolution of America’s historically black colleges and universities.
Societal pressure to publish new or novel research findings has contributed to public concerns and criticisms about the credibility of scientific studies. David Mellor, Project Manager at the Center for Open Science, will help educate researchers about reproducibility and transparency, ultimately producing research that is more effective at solving problems.
The 2018 Educators' Job Fair will offer a great opportunity for students to network and possibly interview with school districts and organizations that are looking for teacher candidates, education students, and school personnel positions.
Dr. Finelli will present research findings to answer some of these questions surrounding student-centered instruction and highlight implications for faculty wishing to overcome student resistance to active learning.
Please join Dean James D. Anderson and members of the Education Alumni Association as they honor this year's Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients from the College of Education at Illinois.
This webinar presents information on the Principal and Teacher Leader programs (EdM, CAS, EdD) offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at Oakton Community College (Des Plaines) and the Illini Center in Chicago.
Join Dean James Anderson, faculty members, and alumni from the College of Education at this New York City reception during the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. It's an opportunity to reconnect with friends, meet with students, and find out what's new at the College of Education.
Are you considering or have you been teaching an online course? Are you interested in using technology to enhance your teaching? Technology Services at Education, SAAO and Online Programs invite you to learn about the latest technology, tools and techniques for College teaching.
Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary RESILIENCE reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death.
In this webinar, the presenters will discuss decontextualized language, early developing morphemes, timelines for phonological processes, and preliteracy achievements during the preschool years, as well as when to worry that a child's speech and language doesn't seem to be progressing as expected.
This professional development opportunity for K-5 educators will focus on strategies for elementary teachers who are interested in integrating computer science and computational thinking into their mathematics instruction.