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Award-winning faculty and students collaborate on interdisciplinary projects across campus and around the globe to expand knowledge in teacher education and learning sciences and promote effective learning and teaching.

Exploring the World of Learning

Made up of highly capable achievers and leaders, TELS faculty members have the professional expertise needed to take research projects from the conception stage to publishing of final results. Research specialties span a wide range of topics including incorporating science into everyday teaching methods, the latest computer technologies and more. Students learn from the best as they focus on advancing the field of teacher education and learning sciences.

TELS research concentrates on:

  • Teacher preparation and effectiveness
  • K-12 learning across the content areas
  • Equity
  • Digital education and gaming

The College of Education assists TELS researchers throughout the life of their projects – from identifying funding resources, project and budget planning, and analyzing and preparing requests for proposals, to partner identification and facilitation as well as internal and external proposal processing. As research makes up an essential component of the TELS program, we are always looking for quality research partners and prospective faculty who are excited to work with us.