Faculty and Staff

Mrs. Linda Whitaker Name: Ms. Linda Whitaker
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Elementary Education
Office Location: DL312
E-mail: whitakli@lewisu.edu
Phone: 815-836-5009

Educational Background:
1985 C.A.S. Northern Illinois University
1975 M. Ed. Northern Illinois University
1972 B. Ed. Northern Illinois University

Illinois Certification: Types 75, 09, 03

Courses Taught:
Educational Psychology
Instructional Methods, K-9 with Field Experience
Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Multicultural Education, K-9
Methods of Teaching Early Reading and Literacy Instruction, P-3
Historical Foundations of American Education
History and Philosophy of Education
University Supervisor for Graduate and Undergraduate Student Teachers

Research Interests:
Effective Classroom Instruction
Teacher Performance Assessment
Multicultural Education
Local History
The Reading - Writing Connection