Diane Salmon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology/School Psychology
National College of Education
National Louis University
Cognition & Instruction
Frameworks for Data-Driven Instruction
Cognition, Instruction, & Curriculum
Human Learning & Development in Instructional Context
Areas of Expertise:
Cognitive perspectives on learning – implications for classroom practices Formative assessment practices in the classroom Children's peer relationships & social development in schools
Diane Salmon received her doctorate in Educational Psychology (with concentrations in School Psychology and Human Development) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989. She then joined the faculty at National-Louis University in the School Psychology Program. Over her tenure at NLU, Diane has served in various roles within the college including Director of the Center for Learning, the program training clinic, Department Chair, and Associate Dean. Diane is currently acting Director of NCE Research. Prior to her position at National-Louis University, Diane worked as a school psychologist in Wisconsin public schools.
Ph.D. Educational Psychology - University of Wisconsin- Madison M.A. Educational Psychology - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee B.A. Psychology - Marquette University
Research and Interests:
Teacher adaptive expertise & professional growth through teaching, Using concept mapping and other visual tools to promote metacognitive learning, Collaborative design-based research methods