Dr. Eileen Kaiser, Teacher Education Department
Associate Professor
Teacher Education
College of Education
(773) 442-4574
Literacy. Writing. Research methods. Classroom discussion. Professional development for teachers.
Courses Taught
ELED 302: Writing Intensive Program: Methods of Teaching Language Arts in the Elementary School
ELED 306A: Methods of Teaching Reading-Elementary School with Clinical Epxerience
ELED 406: Research Skills for the Classroom Teacher
Research Interests
Teachers as writers; Impact of writing workshop on Teacher Practice; Dialogic discussion

University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ph.D., M.S., B.S.

Selected Publications

Adler, M., Rougle, E., Kaiser, E. & Caughlan, S. (2004).  Closing the gap between concept and practice: Toward more dialogic discussion in the language arts classroom.  Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 47, No. 4, 312-322.

Crafton, L. & Kaiser, E. (2011).  The language of collaboration: Dialogue and identity in teacher professional development.  Improving Schools. V4, (2), 104-116.

Kaiser, E. (2013).  Contextualized support for urban teachers implementing Writer's Workshop. Critical Issues in Education. (V4, (3), 213-224.


Lech Walesa Hall (LWH) 3089
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

(773) 442-4574
Office Hours
Varies by semester.
Main Campus