About CEIR

The Center for Education Innovation and Research (CEIR) in the College of Computing and Informatics at UNC Charlotte was established in 2013 as a focus for research in computer science education. The research and outreach projects include the development and study of innovations in pedagogy and technology in CS education, and research that broadens participation in computing. CEIR comprises an active community of faculty and graduate students involved in research and teaching practice that enables education innovation.


At CEIR, we are committed to:

  1. Cultivating an inclusive culture dedicated to student success and equity in education.

  2. Building a sustainable practice of educational innovation.

  3. Empowering individual faculty to adopt innovation in the development of their teaching practice.

  4. Supporting and enabling our students to develop their computing professional identity through educational and community service opportunities.

Land Acknowledgement

The Center for Education Innovation and Research acknowledges that we reside on the homeland of the Catawba, Cheraw, Sugaree, and Waxhaw peoples.