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The College of Education strives to be an international leader in research and in the preparation of researchers in education and related fields. The College of Education engages in a range of research from bilingual education to informal education, to school counseling.
Authors Jana Bouma-Gearhart and Matthew T. Hard advocated for practice-based research that studies how post-secondary educators actually apply available data.
Oregon State University's College of Education and 4-H have been facilitating the After School STEM Club with the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis twice weekly for five years at Garfield and Lincoln elementary schools.
College of Education alumni Maureen Foelkl and Brian Hanna were recognized by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Instructors are using quantitative data about their students’ classroom performance as well as qualitative data such as student feedback from mid-term surveys or informal conversations, said Jana Bouwma-Gearhart, an associate professor of science and mathematics education at OSU and lead author of the study.