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A Compendium of Education Technology Research Funded by NCER and NCSER: 2002–2014

Between 2002 and 2014, the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) supported over 400 projects focused on education technology through the National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). Together, researchers funded by NCER and NCSER have developed or studied technologies for classroom, school, and education research purposes, including work on more than 270 web-based tools, 85 virtual environments and interactive simulations, 95 intelligent tutor and artificial intelligence software systems, 50 game-based tools, and 105 computer-based assessments.

Resources for Researchers

A bookshelf shaped like a treeA collection of available data, videos, training materials, and more designed for active researchers.

Comprehensive Summaries of NCSER-Funded Research

A teacher holding a globe and students with their hands raisedNCSER is summarizing their funded research projects, with four topic areas completed — Autism Spectrum Disorders, Professional Development, Math and Science, and Reading.

Research Summaries

Featured Resources

FAQs for IES Grantees

Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic for IES grantees.

U.S. Department of Education COVID-19 Information

Resources from the U.S. Department of Education on how schools can collaborate to disseminate critical information about the COVID-19 and its potential transmission to students, families, staff, and community.

IES Principal Investigators Meeting

Critical Questions & Practical Solutions: Improving the PRactice and Usefulness of Education Research

Information on the Annual IES Principal Investigators Meeting.
While this event is open only to IES PIs, materials and videos from some sessions will be posted after the meeting.

View materials and videos from the past IES Principal Investigators Meetings:
2017 IES PI Meeting
2016 IES PI Meeting
2015 IES PI Meeting

IES Releases Summary of Responses to the Request for Public Comment on IES-Funded Efficacy, Replication, and Effectiveness Studies

IES released a summary of responses received to the Request for Public Comment on IES Research Goals 3 and 4. This request asked whether these goals, as currently configured, are meeting the needs of the field or whether changes should be considered to encourage more replication and effectiveness studies. To see the summary of responses, click here.

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