Research

College of Education

Research

We conduct research in a variety of fields. From reading education, to cardiac health, to innovative approaches to ESL, research is essential to what we do.

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Auburn Center for Evaluation

Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology

We provide expertise in program evaluation, research design, data analysis, and dissemination of findings to support the implementation and evaluation of education- and industry-related endeavors across the Auburn campus, Alabama, and beyond. Our staff conduct research and evaluation to inform the work of practitioners and policymakers concerning the efficacy of existing programs and the needs […]

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Auburn Transition Leadership Institute

Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling

Our mission is to help youth with disabilities achieve successful integration into community life by providing continuous improvement resources to the systems, practitioners, and citizens who assist these young people with their transition to adulthood.

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Center for Disability Research and Service

Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling

Changing Lives through Independence, Productivity, and Inclusion All people deserve to have choice and control of their life. Independence. Every person deserves to earn real money for real work. Productivity. Every person deserves to live, work, and play in the community of one’s choice. Inclusion. Our vision is to facilitate the integration of individuals with disabilities into the fabric of […]

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Costa Rica International Teacher Exchange Program

Department of Curriculum and Teaching

Auburn University’s College of Education is engaged in an innovative student exchange program with Universidad Nacional (UNA) in Costa Rica. Each January, students from UNA who are studying English as a Second Language (ESL) come to Auburn for a Professional Development/Internship experience in modern language education. They are hosted by local families.  The Foreign Language […]

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Gastrointestinal Research Center

School of Kinesiology

Dr. David Pascoe leads the Gastrointestinal Research Center in its exploration of gut function in relation to hydration, nutrition, diseases, development, and recovery. The center studies the structures and mechanisms of gut health and its impact on overall well-being, as well as athletic performance. mission The Gastrointestinal Research Center (GIR) focuses on research investigations that […]

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Kinesiology Labs

School of Kinesiology

Our state-of-the-art building houses 20 laboratories, from Biomechanics and Physiology, to Motor Learning and Physical Education. Each faculty member directs a lab and mentors students in research techniques and applying theories. Our work is published in several journals in the science and health sector, making a name for Auburn University School of Kinesiology.

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Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership

Department of Curriculum and Teaching

The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-Partnership) is a partnership of institutions of higher education and K-12 schools, districts, and other organizations. The group works collaboratively to redesign secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs. Organized by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, MTE-Partnership has received funding from the National Science Foundation and the Helmsley Charitable Trust.  […]

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NSF Alliance for Graduate Education & Professoriate (T-PAC)

Auburn University is participating in the National Science Foundation Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NSF AGEP) through T-PAC: Tuskegee Alliance to Forge Pathways to Academic Careers in STEM. T-PAC is a collaborative effort among three doctoral-granting institutions in the state of Alabama: Tuskegee University, Alabama State University, and Auburn University. Supporting partners are […]

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Performance and Health Optimization Center

School of Kinesiology

The School of Kinesiology’s Performance and Health Optimization Center is a compilation of research laboratories, outreach programs, and individualized assessments designed to help people achieve maximum outcomes in health, fitness, and sports performance. The Center is housed in the Kinesiology building located on Auburn University’s campus in Auburn, Alabama. The laboratories contain specialized equipment and […]

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Persistent Issues in History Network

Department of Curriculum and Teaching

Mission We seek to develop and support a community of master teachers who are skilled in engaging their students in problem-based historical inquiry (PBHI). We believe that pre-collegiate history study should develop citizens who can critically weigh evidence for historical claims and use content knowledge generated from sound historical analysis to inform their decisions about […]

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Physical Education Pedagogy Research Group

School of Kinesiology

The the physical education/teacher education faculty members create and study physical education environments that help children achieve an active lifestyle which will continue in and throughout adulthood. GOALS: To produce doctoral graduates who have excellent teaching skills, outstanding research skills and experience, and achievements in publication. To promote quality research in physical education through the […]

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Studio STEM

Department of Curriculum and Teaching

Studio STEM is a three-year afterschool and summer program in rural Appalachia funded by the National Science Foundation. The project uses a design-based science approach to help youth learn about engineering design and energy conservation. An interdisciplinary curriculum is infused with digital tools and social media to enhance and extend the experience. During the first 18 months […]

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Transforming East Alabama Mathematics

Department of Curriculum and Teaching

TEAM-Math is a partnership of fifteen school districts, Auburn University, Tuskegee University and business partners, who have a common goal of improving mathematics education in East Alabama. Our mission is to enable all students to understand, utilize, communicate, and appreciate mathematics as a tool in everyday situations in order to become life-long learners and productive […]

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Truman Pierce Institute

Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Technology
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling

Chartered in 1982 as a research and outreach unit in the College of Education, our institute is devoted to the study and improvement of teaching, learning, and leadership. Our work focuses on ways to improve schools and communities by creating partnerships, conducting research, and providing programs to meet the needs of schools and communities. Purposes […]

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Warrior Research Center

School of Kinesiology

Mission To help the United States Armed Forces maximize readiness through improved Warrior health and wellness, physical and technical performance, and equipment in order to fight and win in the 21st century battle space.  The Warrior Research Center (WRC): develops protocols to reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries; develops improved rehabilitation and treatments […]

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