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U of U College of Education Insider newsletter

In addition to training educators, the University of Utah College of Education is heavily involved with education-related research and other important work. This section of the website provides members of our faculty the opportunity to share their work with the public.

Behind the scenes at the college of education

Prevention Technology Transfer Center

The Mountain Plains Prevention Technology Transfer Center is part of 10 regional centers across the U.S. committed to improving implementation and delivery of substance abuse interventions. The Mountain Plains PTTC provides evidence-based information, training and technical assistance to those in the substance abuse prevention and health care fields in the six states.

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Technology-rich, adaptive learning environments

Technology-rich, adaptive learning environments

The ASSIST lab focuses on developing technology-rich learning environments that analyze your personal learning and adapt to the way in which specific individuals learn. As you use an online learning system — clicking, typing, scrolling, selecting menus, etc. — the system logs these fine-grained behaviors (and their outcomes) to model how you learn.

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Making it easier to learn science

Making it easier to learn science

Dr. Lauren Barth-Cohen has a passion for how students learn science. She aims to translate her research into ways that can be useful to K-12 teachers. To carry out this research, she designs and implements science instruction where students engage in knowledge-building practices.

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Last Updated: 12/11/19