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Educational Psychology and Counseling

For additional information, please visit the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling.

Institute for Assessment and Evaluation

The Institute for Assessment and Evaluation (IAE) is an applied research and development community providing leadership in the field of education assessment and evaluation. The IAE group is dedicated to the development and implementation of effective strategies and technologies for assessing and evaluating educational organizations, instruction, and programs.

Korn Learning Assessment and Social Skills Center

The KLASS Center was established with a donation from Tom and Pam Korn to assist students who struggle with the development of basic academic skills, as well as the social skills, needed to succeed in school. Faculty and graduate students develop and provide innovative and empirically validated methodologies and programs tailored to meet the needs of the students (PreK through college age), teachers, and parents taking part in KLASS programs and services.

Center for Literacy Studies

The Center for Literacy Studies (CLS) works to support and advance literacy education across the lifespan by collaborating with providers to strengthen their capacity to help individuals build knowledge and improve skills needed to be life-long learners. CLS links theory, research, and practice, envisioning a future where all people have the education, abilities, and opportunities needed to flourish in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Female teacher with teenage female student

Contact Information

Ralph G. Brockett, PhD
Head, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling
865-974-2227


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