Results are reported on a two-year randomized control study that investigated the effectiveness of a structured approach to strategic reading. Read more...
A Representative Sampling of Technologies Employed in K-12 Online Education Read more...
Michael Faggella-Luby and Carrie Mark, former KUCRL doctoral fellows, have recently received awards. Read more...
Congratulations to Ann Hoffman, Diane Gillam, Beth Lasky, and Cathy Spriggs, honored for their leadership in the SIM Network. Read more...
Congratulations to the Dubuque Community School District on winning this year's Gordon R. Alley Partnership Award! Read more...
Advanced Learning Technologies (ALTEC)
ALTEC designs, develops, and evaluates the effective use of educational technologies in K-12 instruction and uses evolving technologies to connect and engage learners.
Division of Adult Studies (DAS)
Through research and collaboration, DAS works to improve services for people with disabilities or disadvantages and cultivates improved policies, systems, and practices.
E-Learning Design Lab
The eLearning Design Lab studies and develops new uses of technology to improve learning environments and meet the educational needs of society.
Institute for Health and Disability Policy Studies
IHDPS conducts research on health and disability policy issues with the goal of improving access to and quality of care for all people, particularly those with disabilities and chronic illnesses.
Institute for Research on Adolescent Learning
IRAL develops and researches instructional practices, strategies, and programs—including Fusion Reading—that significantly enhance the achievement of adolescents who struggle with learning.
Kansas Coaching Project
KCP conducts research on instructional coaching—on-site professional development intended to teach educators how to use proven instructional methods.
Professional Development Research Institute
PDRI studies ways to deliver quality learning opportunities and support to teachers and other school personnel, with the ultimate goal of improving student achievement.
The Transition Coalition develops and offers online and in-person information, resources, and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.
Cynthia Lane presents Inspiring Excellence
May 03, 2013
On April 10, 2013, Dr. Cynthia Lane presented “Inspiring Excellence” at the Leadership for Learning Symposium, sponsored by the KU Center for Research on Learning and KU Department of Special Education.
Empowering Success for ALL Students: A CRL Learns Event
March 12, 2013
Daniel Jhin Yoo, founder of Goalbook, will discuss his efforts to provide better tools and resources for educators during our next CRL Learns event on March 19.
Policy brief examines pre-existing condition component of Affordable Care Act
September 13, 2012
KUCRL’s Jean Hall and Janice Moore have written a policy brief that examines the effectiveness of insurance pools designed to cover individuals who have been denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions. They conclude that though the pools have been effective temporary measures, they are not feasible long-term solutions.
New tool to help educators identify accessible online products
August 02, 2012
KUCRL’s Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities has developed a new tool to help schools and others involved in education identify online products that are accessible for students with disabilities.
To see past KU-CRL news go to kucrl.org/news.
Creating. Teaching. Learning.
Our work touches many lives. This collection of profiles and stories illustrates how our research makes a difference for educators and students.
The CRL Learns initiative presents expert guest speakers, dialogue about cutting-edge research, book discussions, and workshops on research practices. Videos of past CRL Learns events are open to site visitors.
Strategic Instruction Model™
Our Strategic Instruction Model™ (SIM™) is a research-validated literacy program that works. SIM tools help adolescents learn how to learn, providing a means for them to achieve independence and success.
Content Literacy Continuum™
The Content Literacy Continuum™ (CLC™) is a coordinated, schoolwide approach to improving literacy for all students in secondary schools, enabling them to meet higher standards.
The Stratepedia web development group uses social media and online collaboration tools to support education research and strategic instruction. Stratepedia offers free online applications for educators committed to strategic instruction and content literacy.