College of Education at the University of Oregon

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College of Education
at the University of Oregon

Research Driving Change


The HEDCO Institute is housed within the University of Oregon’s top-ranked College of Education, the University’s highest-ranked academic unit and home to 14 research and outreach units.

The HEDCO Institute provides an opportunity within the College of Education for faculty and students to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to identify evidence-based educational strategies and provide stakeholders with tools to increase the use of evidence-based practices in education.

With a decades-long culture of innovation and research, the College of Education specializes in translating research into effective models, methods and measures that impacts lives across Oregon, the country, and the world.

The College of Education  

The College of Education is a network of inclusive learning communities.

Undergraduate, graduate students, and continuing professionals’ study with nationally recognized faculty to become

  • Elementary and Secondary Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Human Service Professionals
  • Education and Human Sciences Scholars
  • Counseling and School Psychologists
  • Couples and Family Therapists

Our research faculty and graduate students also work together with school districts and agency partners to meet the needs of children and families nationwide. These partnerships give our students access to a diverse array of best practices in education and human services, which come from our academic programs, the research of nationally renowned faculty, and our practicing professional partners in the field.

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Research Driving Change

The research and outreach units of the College of Education are dedicated to making a difference in communities across the country. Learn more about the work we're doing and the impact its having.  

Products with a Purpose

The College of Education has long valued innovation in education and research, and developing scalable products and services has been a part of our culture. We're proud to offer the following products: 

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Career Trek

Career Trek engages students in highly interactive, developmentally-appropriate, and gamified career exploration


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KinderTEK® iPad math, KinderTEK Pro Connected, KinderTEKOffline

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The Multiple-choice Online Cloze Comprehension Assessment (MOCCA) is a paper-and-pencil assessment to diagnose specific types of poor comprehension in third through fifth grade students.

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ORSN Micro-PD's

ORSN Micro-PD's: Oregon Research Schools Network partners with educators and school districts to improve school climate and preK-12 academic outcomes in Oregon