The University of Florida is leading the way forward for learners everywhere

To cultivate wide-reaching implications for every member of our society, UF researchers are working at the intersection of data mining, computational psychometrics, machine learning and artificial intelligence to dramatically improve learning outcomes and to transform education, in both concept and practice. 

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UF College of Education is Number 1 in the Nation

UF College of Education is Number 1 in the Nation

The College of Education at the University of Florida is No. 1 in the nation according to the 2021 Best Online Programs rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The college has been in the top one or two spots since 2016.

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Microsoft Support for Mathematics Innovation

Microsoft Support for Mathematics Innovation

To meet this exponentially increasing demand Math Nation, a Lastinger Center innovation, accelerated the development and launch of the new On-Ramp to 6th Grade for teachers and students to use in Florida, Michigan, Mississippi and South Carolina.

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Affiliated Labs and Studios

Advanced Learning Technologies Studio (ALT-S)

ALT-S is a collaborative space with an infrastructure of support to advance the development of innovative learning technologies for an increasingly connected digital world. ALT-S connects expertise with infrastructure to advance the research and development of learning technologies.

Creative Technology Research Lab (CTRL)

CTRL is an interdisciplinary research lab with collaborators at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. The lab’s primary aim is to investigate how to meaningfully engage all learners in technology-mediated learning, with a focus on computer science and computational thinking.

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Dynamic Educational Technology Advancements and Innovations for Learning (DETAIL) Lab

The DETAIL Lab is comprised of forward-thinking doctoral students and candidates at the University of Florida seeking to advance the field of educational technology by pushing the boundaries on a wide range of topics of relevance to both the students and the field.

Equitable Learning Technology Lab (ELTL)

ELTL is at the forefront of inclusive research and design practices, using collaborative, co-designed research with advanced technologies to develop solutions to critical educational and real-world problems facing neurodiverse communities.

Fair Measurement Research Lab - College of Education - University of Florida

Fair Measurement Research Lab

The Fair Measurement Research Lab houses a variety of research projects and studies related to improving fairness in educational assessment, including but not limited to technology-enhanced classroom assessment. By evaluating and aligning measurement research and practices to the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, research in the lab promotes the highest of standards for fair assessment practices that promote equitable learning opportunities for all.

Game-Based Assessment and Measurement in Education Lab - College of Education - University of Florida

Game-Based Assessment and Measurement in Education (GAME) Lab

GAME Lab conducts design-based research on immersive learning environments using techniques such as stealth assessment, data mining and learning analytics, to assess students’ competency levels, predict outcomes and act accordingly, to foster creative skills and STEM-related knowledge.
Neuroscience Applications for Learning Laboratory - College of Education - University of Florida

Neuroscience Applications for Learning Laboratory (NeurAL Lab) 

Neuroscience Applications for Learning (NeurAL) Laboratory is an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students who use cognitive, affective and social neuroscience frameworks to explore how people learn with advanced learning technologies. Studies are designed using authentic learning contexts and improve the design and practice of 21st century learning and teaching.

Virtual Learning Lab - College of Education - University of Florida

Virtual Learning Lab (VLL)

The Virtual Learning Lab (VLL) is a research collaboration exploring the potential for precision education to revolutionize teaching and learning.  The team approaches programming for online educational environments in new and innovative ways, with the ultimate goal of improving achievement for all students.  

Plug in to other Florida Universities

The Institute for Online Learning (IOL) is a catalyst for research in online learning happening throughout the State University System of Florida as part of the Florida Board of Governors’ Online Education 2025 Strategic Plan. The institute hosts the Florida Distance Learning Research Consortium to curate and communicate emerging research.

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Faculty and students collaborate with colleagues around the world to facilitate, study and disseminate ways in which learning, design and innovative technologies across contexts can empower educators and learners, and positively impact society.

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K-12 Teaching with Technology, Computer Science Education, Instructional Design, Managing Distance Education Environments and Online Teaching and Learning

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Job-embedded, online Computer Science Education programs are designed for K-12 educators seeking to teach evidence-based, equitable and accessible CS curriculum.

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You can choose to study in the Educational Technology program online or on campus. Master’s programs can be completed in as little as two years.

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On-campus and online programs are available in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology.