Bringing Research to Life
UD’s College of Education and Human Development is dedicated to discovering solutions to the problems that face our schools and the challenges encountered by children, adults and families in the 21st century. We focus on applied research, to advance knowledge in the fields of education and human development.
- We conduct theoretically-informed, applied research that informs practice in educational and human service settings;
- We support research about identification and prevention strategies designed to promote the healthy development of people throughout the life-span;
- We carry out intervention research designed to promote positive outcomes for infants, children and adult learners, including those with special needs. This work focuses on educational, parenting and family systems; teachers and child care providers; principals, district office administrators, superintendents; and community leaders.
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Assessing effectiveness of PEG Writing software
Imagine an elementary classroom where students could write an essay on their computer and receive instant feedback on its organization, word choice and accuracy. They would then be able to correctRead more
Evaluating Ed.D.’s ELP Capstone
UD researchers look at value of doctor of education capstone process In education leadership programs across the country, doctor of education (Ed.D.) candidates are tasked with identifying a significant educationalRead more
Connecting farm to table to healthy eating
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Delaware partnered with the Delaware Department of Agriculture to develop a comprehensive report called Delaware Food and Farm Report: Connecting Healthy FarmsRead more