The UCF Department of Learning Sciences and Educational Research is interdisciplinary and focuses on applying psychological theories and research addressing how people learn; how educators can meet the needs of diverse, advanced, gifted and talented learners; the design and application of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-research methodologies, measurement and program evaluation; and the design, development, implementation and evaluation of innovative instructional methodologies and programs in k-12, higher education, and business and industry settings. The department houses graduate programs in applied learning and instruction, curriculum and instruction, gifted education, instructional design and technology and, methodology, measurement and analysis.

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