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.
Stay Connected with Emerging Technologies
Associate Professor of educational technology Maya Israel is committed to fostering success for all learners by increasing equity, improving access and expanding inclusion in STEM.
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.
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.
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
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 (GAME) Lab
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.
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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Earn a degree in Educational Technology
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.
K-12 Teaching with Technology, Computer Science Education, Instructional Design, Managing Distance Education Environments and Online Teaching and Learning
Computer Science Education
Job-embedded, online Computer Science Education programs are designed for K-12 educators seeking to teach evidence-based, equitable and accessible CS curriculum.
On-Campus or Online
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.
On-Campus or Online
On-campus and online programs are available in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology.