Current Studies

E-LaBS is currently leading five international mixed methods studies. Quantitative surveys have been collected and focus groups are concluding at the end of October.

Instructors, instructional designers, and professional development administrators

This study examines how pedagogical perspectives and practices related to neuroscience, psychology, and education may inform teaching, learning, and assessment in higher education worldwide. This study is being led by the Online Learning Consortium, Drexel University (United States), and Northern Arizona University (United States) in collaboration with research team members at American University (United States), Auburn University (United States), Universidad de las Américas (Ecuador), and North-West University (South Africa).

 

Pre-service teachers, teachers, and administrators who work in PK-12 education worldwide

This study examines how pedagogical perspectives and practices related to neuroscience, psychology, and education may inform teaching, learning, and assessment.  This study is being led by Drexel University (United States) and the Education, Learning and Brain Sciences (E-LaBS) Research Collaborative in partnership with research team members at North-West University (South Africa).

 

Undergraduate and Graduate Students worldwide

This study examines perspectives and practices related to learning and study strategies used by students enrolled in institutions of higher education. The study also seeks to explore student preferences in course formats for higher education beyond the pandemic. This study is being led by Drexel University (United States) and the Education, Learning and Brain Sciences (E-LaBS) Research Collaborative in partnership with research team members at Auburn University (United States) and North-West University (South Africa).

 

Coaches who work (paid, volunteer) in institutions of higher education, Pre-Kindergarten-12 (PK-12) schools, and sport-related organizations

This study examines how pedagogical perspectives and practices related to neuroscience, psychology, and education may inform coaching. Share the survey link with peers worldwide. This study is being led by Drexel University (United States) and the Education, Learning and Brain Sciences (E-LaBS) Research Collaborative in partnership with research team members at Western Connecticut State University (United States),  Special Olympics International (Ireland), and North-West University (South Africa).

Academic advisors and academic support personnel (administrators, staff)

This study examines how perspectives and practices related to neuroscience, psychology, and education may inform academic advising and academic support. The study is being led by Drexel University (United States) and the Education, Learning and Brain Sciences (E-LaBS) Research Collaborative in partnership with research team members at North-West University (South Africa).