Permanent director named for CRL

Permanent director named for CRL

Karen Salisbury Henry

 

Mike Hock, interim director of the Center for Research on Learning since July 2014, has been named permanent director of the LSI-affiliated center.  

An associate research scientist at KU since 1990, Hock studies adolescent literacy, reading motivation and tutoring interventions for academically under-prepared adolescents and adults. He has served as principal investigator on several grants from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education, including a current project that is developing and validating an online adaptive measure of reading motivation for adolescents. He also holds a courtesy appointment as associate professor in special education.

CRL is research and development organization focusing on innovative solutions to problems that limit individuals’ ability to learn and perform in school, work or in the community. CRL joined LSI in July 2014, becoming its 14th affiliated center.