Keynote

Developing 21st Century Global Citizens: Focusing on WHY We Do What We Do

What is it that your students want and need from their education?  Which technologies will help them progress toward their goals?  This presentation will look at who our students are, how they see the world and how they want to engage with learning technologies to prepare themselves as global citizens in the 21st century.

Keynote

Kimberly Lawless is the Associate Dean for Research and a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at UIC’s College of Education. Lawless researches the effectiveness of technology-mediated learning environments for interdisciplinary learning in science, social studies and writing. She writes and publishes widely on educational technology, instructional science and reading. Lawless serves on the editorial review boards for several professional journals, including Instructional Science, Reading Research Quarterly and Contemporary Educational Psychology, among others.