World-class Research Center

We conduct and disseminate research that focuses on practical solutions to serious problems in school systems.

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Program of Research

The Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL) is a world-class research center at the University of Oregon that uses scientific evidence and research-based practices to advance teaching and student learning.

Curriculum Design & Development

Our content and instructional design experts have developed a suite of evidence-based literacy, math, and early science interventions with a special focus on grades K-3 and struggling learners.

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Measuring Student Performance

Education experts at CTL developed and continue to maintain the UO DIBELS Data System (DDS). The DDS, through its support of student performance measures, serves 20% of all U.S. public schools.

Featured Programs

DIBELS® 8th Edition is a battery of short (one minute) fluency measures that can be used for universal screening, benchmark assessment, and progress monitoring in Kindergarten - 8th grade. Learn More!

Featured Research Project

Literacy for Students with Disabilities is to address current and emerging training and information needs of SEAs, LEAs, technical assistance (TA) centers, schools, and practitioners to select and implement evidence-based practices that will improve literacy outcomes for students with disabilities or students who show indicators of disabilities that may prevent them from attaining full literacy