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KU researchers land grant to test app that delivers successful self-determination method for students with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Research has shown that when students with disabilities are given ownership in their education and are involved in setting goals for themselves, they have better outcomes.

New AAI center to focus on the intersection of technology, education

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) at the University of Kansas has announced a new center, Flexible Learning through Innovations in Technology & Education (FLITE), whose mission is to provide an integrated structure for emerging technologies aligned with student and t

Study shows simulator, combined with app, helps teachers correct mistakes before entering classroom

LAWRENCE — When pilots, surgeons or others with high-stakes professions are learning their craft, they have simulators with which to practice.

Distinguished professor's lecture to address self-determination for people with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Research shows promoting autonomy leads to valued life outcomes, but for people with disabilities, barriers to supporting self-determination persist.

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