About Us

Division C of the American Educational Research Association promotes the study of learning and instruction in formal and informal settings across the lifespan and among diverse populations. In the Bylaws, it is stated that:
The purposes of Division C are to advance knowledge about learning and instruction, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to learning and instruction, and to promote the use of research to improve learning and instruction in order to serve the public good.
At the Annual Meeting, there are 7 sections of Division C for which members can submit presentations or posters:
  • Section 1: Reading, Writing & Language Arts
  • Section 2: Humanities, Social Science, Fine Arts
  • Section 3: Mathematics
  • Section 4: Science
  • Section 5: Learning Environments
  • Section 6: Cognitive, Social and Motivational Processes
  • Section 7: Technology Research