Center for Innovative Research and Clinical Learning


Online Resources

Faculty Development

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center. Its current mission is to support transformations in American education through tighter connections between teaching practice, evidence of student learning, the communication and use of this evidence, and structured opportunities to build knowledge. 

Co-sponsored by Syracuse University, the National Academy for Academic Leadership provides resources to develop administrators and faculty in all areas associated with academe.

Applied Research

National Institute of Nursing Research supports and conducts research in basic and clinical research, along with research training for senior and junior researchers. Research initiatives of the NINR focus on health promotion and disease prevention, end-of-life, health disparities, and quality of life; seeking to promote nursing research in the biologic and behavioral sciences.

The primary purposes of the American Education Research Association is to promote scholarly inquiry, disseminate and evaluate practical application of educational research inquiry.

National League for Nursing and the Simulation Innovation Research Center provide information related to funding for Nursing Education research, instruments for research in simulation, literature resources, existing simulation scenarios, and virtual tours of simulation centers. 


Improvement Science is the concept of interdisciplinary collaboration that improves safety and quality healthcare thereby improving patient outcomes. The Improvement Science Network sponsored by the University of Texas Health Science Center School Of Nursing, provides information about interdisciplinary research relevant to hospital clinical nursing practice and hospital microsystems that translate research to practice.