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Wijekumar, Kausalai Professor


Dr. Wijekumar designs, develops, and tests intelligent tutoring systems to improve literacy practices with students and teachers. She focuses on reading comprehension, writing, and teacher professional development. The web-based tutoring systems and all the supporting materials are available in English and Spanish. Dr. Wijekumar's work has received accolades from the What Works Clearinghouse and U.S. News and World Report. She has received over 60 million dollars in grant funding from many Federal agencies. Currently she serves as Principal Investigator on five US Department of Education grants totaling 17 million dollars in funding.

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