Recent Research Highlights

Rachael Gabriel.

Engineering a New Learning Environment For Neurodiversity

Rachael Gabriel, associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, serves on the team that has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) program. Read More about the RED program grant

Rebecca Campbell

$500K NSF Grant Funds Interdisciplinary STEM Education Research

Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is co-principal investigator on a new $500,000 federal research grant funded by the National Science Foundation. Read More on the NSF grant project

Holocaust survivor.

The Future of Holocaust Education: Virtual Survivor Testimony in 3D

As the number of Holocaust survivors worldwide continues to dwindle each year, the question of how to preserve the stories of survivors as a means of remembrance and education becomes ever more relevant. Alan Marcus, associate professor in curriculum and instruction, is working to answer that question through research on three-dimensional, interactive technologyLearn More About the Forever Project

Three kids reading.Ongoing Reading and Language Arts Center Research

Neag School faculty members affiliated with the Reading and Language Arts Center take part in ongoing research initiatives in such areas ass literacy and literacy instruction; equity and social justice; classroom discourse; and teaching methodology. Read more on the Reading and Language Arts Center website

Research Centers

The Reading and Language Arts Center serves as a coordinating agency for the improvement of literacy instruction and literacy teacher education from the undergraduate through the doctoral levels.

The Center’s faculty provides graduate programs and courses within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction that offer concentrations in reading and language arts, including programs that lead to state certifications.

It is the intent of the Reading-Language Arts Center faculty to develop professionals with leadership potential who are prepared to improve reading and language arts instruction in Connecticut’s schools.

Visit the Reading and Language Arts Center website.