The College of Education has consistently ranked among the top ten Colleges of Education in the nation by U.S. News & World Report over the last few years. This ranking substantiates the depth and breadth of the research conducted in the college’s five departments and many centers, institutes, and programs. This research website highlights the research accomplishments of members of the College and provides research resources for its constituents.

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New Research Indicates Student Interest Critical to Engagement in Science

Educators and parents have understood that student interest is important in engaging high schoolers in science, but exactly how that interest supports their learning has not been clearly measured. New research from a College of Education professor confirms interest not only as a powerful predictor of students’ engagement in the science classroom, but also that student engagement positively affects student-teacher interaction.

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UT Professors Create New Repository for Research into Education of Black Males

To help researchers, journalists and policymakers locate available research on the education of black males, College of Education Professors Louis Harrison and Anthony Brown launched The Black Male Education Research Collection, a new website.

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How can we increase underrepresented students' access to and engagement with STEM content?

Three professors share their research-based ideas about how educators can increase underrepresented students’ access to and engagement with STEM content.