Faculty and students in CSTL division explore the cognitive processes involved in intellectual growth and the acquisition of knowledge through the lifespan, as the basis for effective instruction. Our approach is multidisciplinary, drawing on psychology, linguistics, computer science, and education. We encourage our students to follow a broadly based and individually tailored program of courses and experiences, including field study. Focal points of research include: Learning and Cognition; Language; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education.
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A number of opportunities at Illinois for interdisciplinary study fit well with a doctoral degree in CSTL, including
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