College of Education
The College of Education is responsible for ensuring that the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign leads the State of Illinois and the nation in the research, policy and practice of teaching and learning.
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(2016-04-15)The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize engaging students in the practice of constructing explanations using disciplinary core ideas such as the structure of matter. Research has identified that students have ...
(2015-12-03)Definitions of literacy conform to a model that views literacy as a set of skills reflected by a child’s scores on large-scale tests, which are favored in public schools (Street, 1995). Children from culturally diverse ...
Scientia est propentia: school personnel perceptions of their role in empowering a college-going culture among low-income African-American students in a mid-size, public school district (2015-12-04)Few studies have conducted research examining how the contextual layers that inform an organization’s habitus influence a school district’s college-going culture for its low-income African American students. This qualitative ...
(2015-11-25)Considering the important role of teachers in improving learning outcomes, teacher evaluation is considered a priority for educational policy makers. This dissertation addresses three issues related with teacher quality ...