CORAL Center Projects

The CORAL Center at the University of West Florida works on multiple, community-based research projects in the local region.

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Completed Projects

Aug. 2008-August 2012

Early Reading Intervention Program Evaluation Study

  • Description: Four–year evaluation of Santa Rosa Schools’ Early Reading Intervention Program.
  • Location: Santa Rosa County, FL

Aug. 2009–July 2012

National Science Foundation Department of Undergraduate Education ATE

  • Description: Assessment Development and Project Evaluation for Collaborative Project: ATE SM Using GIS with Real–Time Water Quality Assessment to Guide Scientific Inquiry and Learning in the Community College Environmental Studies Program.
  • Location: Okaloosa Walton Community College

Aug. 2009–July 2011

Santa Rosa County School District Elementary Mathematics Intervention Project

  • Description: Perform quasi–experimental research study of early math intervention model.
  • Location: Santa Rosa County Elementary Schools

Oct. 2009–July 2010

Evaluation of the Escambia County Schools CCLC Program

  • Description: Evaluate 21st Century Learning Communities, complete data analysis and evaluation reports monthly for Linking Arms and present final report to Tallahassee in July 2010.
  • Location: Linking Arms, Inc. and Escambia School District (Montclair Elementary School)

Oct. 2009–March 2010

Embry Riddle Graduates Follow–up Assessment Study

  • Description: Develop and perform survey of last five years of graduates from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical Career Academy
  • Location: Okaloosa High School Career Academy.

2009–2010 Projects:

  • UWF Quality Enhancement Program (QEP) Grant
  • Research Partnership Program (RPP) Initiative with Workforce Escarosa
  • CORAL Center Evaluation (Pensacola, FL)

2008–2009 Projects:

  • Born Learning (United Way, Pensacola, FL)
  • Catholic Diocese of Pensacola (Pensacola, FL)
  • Pathways for Change (Pensacola, FL)
  • Alternative Certification Programs for Teachers (University of West Florida)

2007–2008 Projects:

  • Escambia Westgate School (Pensacola, FL) — 2 studies
  • Independent Living for the Blind (Pensacola, FL)
  • Professional Development Speakers Program with UWF ICL (Pensacola, FL)

2006–2007 Projects:

  • Baldwin County Schools (Baldwin County, AL) — 2 studies
  • Oceanography Education Study for the Navy (Biloxi, MS)
  • Santa Rosa County School District (Navarre Elementary in Navarre, FL)
  • UWF Teacher Alternative Certification Program Study (Pensacola, FL)