Dreeben School of Education

Alan Dreeben Research Center (ADRC)

An Extension of the Dreeben School of Education at the University of the Incarnate Word, in collaboration with the School of Graduate Studies and Research

Our Mission

To enable faculty and student development through promoting active engagement in research and collaborative activities.  In doing so, we demonstrate a dedication to service in the pursuit of knowledge and social justice, both locally and globally.

ADRC is about creating opportunities

To turn concept into reality by connecting faculty with the resources to conduct active research.

To turn theory into practice by providing experiential learning on relevant quantitative and/or qualitative research projects.

To venture beyond the classroom in collaboration with the community.

Focus Areas

  • Innovative Teaching and Learning
  • Social and Cultural Context of Learning
  • International Learning and Leadership
  • Literacy


  • Disseminate information related to viable grant opportunities for graduate, doctoral, post-doctoral and faculty research
  • Post opportunities for Graduate Research Assistants & collect applications from student candidates
  • Serve as a repository of information on past and present research activities conducted within the Dreeben School of Education
  • Assist  faculty & graduate students by providing workshops research topics and publication
  • Provide a platform for information sharing

For Information on the following topics contact the ADRC Coordinator:

  • Graduate Research Assistantships
  • Current Calls for Proposals
  • Agency Funded Research Opportunities
  • Faculty and Student Research Interests and Publications
  • Upcoming Events

ADRC Coordinator:

Joan Labay-Marquez

Director of Graduate and Doctoral Studies

Dr. Norman S. St. Clair PhD
Dreeben School of Education
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209


The Success Case Method of Program Evaluation, Annotated by Iolani Connolly
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