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Achievement & Assessment Institute relaunches speaker series

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) has relaunched the AAI Speaker Series, featuring noted individuals in the fields of assessment, statistics, education and more. 

AAI announces the Center for Research Methods Consultation

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) has announced the new Center for Research Methods Consultation (CRMC).

Study shows how math, science identity in students affects college, career outcomes

LAWRENCE — If you ask someone if they are a math or science person, they may quickly tell you yes or no.

School of Education & Human Sciences recognized for leadership in continuous improvement in honor of Frank Murray

LAWRENCE – The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that the University of Kansas is one of 32 providers from 16 states, Puerto Rico and Jordan to receive recognition for their leadership and commitment to continuous improvement.

Study finds common creativity assessment in education may not be completely valid

LAWRENCE — Creativity is increasingly viewed as an essential part of education and vital for the future of a competitive nation. 

Study finds students self-sort in active learning spaces, with potential to push women out

LAWRENCE — A recent trend in higher education has seen universities install more active learning spaces, in which students can move their seats, collaborate and interact with one another, as opposed to more traditional lecture halls.

Center for Evaluation and Educational Leadership will support PreK-12 district, building leaders

Neal Kingston, AAI director and University Distinguished Professor, said inquiries from school districts across Kansas led the creation of the new center.

Study shows social support key to quality sleep for people with multiple sclerosis

LAWRENCE — The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to lose sleep, not to mention the loss of in-person activities and social interactions.

Study shows program improves teaching skills, students' word problem-solving

LAWRENCE — Students learning to solve math word problems can struggle to combine mathematical and language skills. For English language learners, the fastest-growing minority in U.S. schools, that challenge can be even greater as they attempt to learn math concepts in a second language.

Positive progress: Focusing on strengths, students counsel Kansans while earning service credits

Brian Cole, associate professor of educational psychology and director of training in the doctoral program, says there were plans to open a clinic to see clients in Joseph R. Pearson Hall about six weeks before the pandemic upended everyone’s lives.

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