NEWS - April 17, 2017
Five graduate students representing three colleges at The University of Alabama were honored recently for the top research papers and… Learn More
Our College is engaged in a great social experiment - testing whether we can merge our considerable research assets and teacher education resources with our efforts to engage the public and its problems. Among our first forays is to target early literacy as a social concern in our state. The reading achievement levels in Alabama are quite low. We felt that if we could have some good hand in lifting reading scores, we could also lift the quality of student lives. Poor readers are, generally speaking, poor school performers and poor performers in school are much less likely to become empowered citizens and family members. So, we opened a literacy center with a clinical focus, gave increased focus to literacy in the education of our preservice teachers, and thought about ways to put reading at the forefront of our research agenda by leveraging the talents of our faculty in areas such as neuroscience, special education, psychology and of course, teacher education. Read more
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