Beata LatawiecBeatrice M. Latavietz

Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
Office: Hubbard Hall, Room 105D
Phone: (316) 978-3334

Curriculum vita

Academic Degrees

• Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, with emphasis on cognitive sciences (psychology of teaching and learning), & language and literacy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, December 2012
• M.A., English, with emphasis on TESL, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, PL, June 1992

Psychology of Reading, Language and Communication
Quantitative and Mixed-Methods Research
Language Arts Methods
ESL/Bilingual Methods
Language Testing and Assessment

Research Interests
Interface of language and cognition; psychology of reading, language and communication; metacognition and learning; psycholinguistics and socio-pragmatics of communication; socio-linguistic and psycho-social development; intersubjective, interpersonal and organizational aspects of argumentation and reasoning; instructional moves and discourse; critical thinking; discourse processing; language/literacy testing and assessment

Courses Taught
Social Psychology, Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, English for Psychology (English for Specific Purposes/ESP), Media and Culture (Advertising), ESL/EFL Methods, ESL/EFL Practicum, Academic Reading and Writing, Practical English Components