College of Education
The College of Education is responsible for ensuring that the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign leads the State of Illinois and the nation in the research, policy and practice of teaching and learning.
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(American Psychological Association, 2007)A significant proportion of American high school students struggle with reading comprehension. Theoretical models of reading comprehension might help researchers understand these difficulties, because they can point to ...
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(2016-12-07)Considerable evidence from lexical decision and speeded recognition paradigms has suggested that (a) even in sentence context, multiple meanings of ambiguous words (i.e., homographs) are activated, but quickly suppressed, ...
The SIDE workshop: examining the influence of a substance abuse intervention on the readiness for change of men who are incarcerated (2016-07-08)Substance abuse is rapidly and steadily becoming the highest behavioral health concern in the United States (SAMHSA, 2012). The impact of substance abuse is especially evident in the criminal justice system. Although an ...
Supporting a school team in planning and implementing AAC for a child with intellectual disability (2016-07-05)Supporting a child who cannot use speech and also has a language disorder to learn augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is often challenging for families and school teams. I provided one school-family team with ...
Reframing the right to education in the "Chilean neoliberal experiment": a multi-sited case study of community resistance to public school closings (2016-06-21)My dissertation research examines how the right to education, stated explicitly in the Chilean constitution, has been interpreted as educational policies are being enacted. I contrast this analysis with the use of the right ...