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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs for Education

Drexel University School of Education

Drexel University School of Education Research Core Values

Research Core Values

Foster Collaboration & Innovation

Support new, interdisciplinary research that spans education, community, organizational, social and global contexts. 

Promote Research Diversity

Appreciate diverse epistemologies, methods, scholarship, and creative activity.

Cultivate Support & Mentorship

Contribute to a research culture that provides expertise and relational support to other faculty, staff, students, and external stakeholders.

Inspire Integrity, Ethics & Excellence

Accord fair treatment in the research process including staff, students and study participants with an orientation towards equity and social justice. Facilitate responsible grants stewardship and human subjects protocol management. Uphold standards of research excellence and integrity as set by Drexel University, Institutional Review Board and Professional Organizations.

Areas of Research

Drexel University’s School of Education is rich with expertise in many diverse fields of research. Our research is collaborative, expansive, interdisciplinary and focused with a particular emphasis on technology-enhanced education and the learning sciences.

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Sponsored Research Projects

Whether exploring digital game based learning, building activities to enhance teaching practice or developing creativity in engineering using mobile application technology, at the School of Education, Drexel's faculty, staff and research students are collaborating together and exploring knowledge, resources and tools of the 21st century.

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Faculty Publications

Drexel University School of Education faculty are highly respected researchers in education and their work is regularly published in leading academic journals and industry publications.

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Faculty Research Funding Initiative (FRFI)

Faculty projects are supported with seed funding through a competitive application process each year with the intention of enabling faculty to establish and then scale their research agendas. Faculty partner with school districts and colleagues within the School of Education or across Drexel to pilot new research projects aimed at advancing the field of education while contributing to the local educational ecosystem.

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Emerging Voices in Education

Emerging Voices in Education (EViE) is the internationally reviewed and editorially independent educational journal run by doctoral students through the Drexel University School of Education.

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Doctoral Student Research Briefs

Each month, Drexel School of Education doctoral students present research related to their dissertations at our Doctoral Student Colloquium. One Drexel University School of Education PhD student and one EdD student present their research before an audience of Drexel students, faculty and professional staff. Listed below are the names of each student, the title of their project, supervising professors and a link to a brief on their research.

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Freddie Reisman Center for Translational Research in Creativity and Motivation

The Freddie Reisman Center for Translational Research in Creativity and Motivation aims to develop applications and models to put creativity and motivation research into the hands of teachers and educators in a way that is easy to access and understand.

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Research Labs in Drexel University's School of Education

The School of Education supports innovative and collaborative research labs that provides faculty and students the space they need to work together to make discoveries and meaningful, lasting impacts in the field of education. Labs are located within the School of Education located at 3401 Market street, 3rd floor. 

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Virtual Hub for Virtual Schools

The Virtual Hub for Research and Action in Community Schools seeks to promote community school research and highlight community school practices from the perspective of scholars and practitioners engaged in the work.

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Visiting Scholars

The Visiting Scholars program is open to scholars from other academic institutions or independent scholars wishing to take advantage of the School of Education's faculty and resources.

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