Ph.D.: The Teacher Education and Curriculum and Instruction Specializations
The list below contains the courses recommended for doctoral students in both the Teacher Education and the Curriculum and Instruction specializatioons. The courses are combined in one list because these two areas have considerable overlap, both in subject matter and in the career patterns of graduates. Students typically select five courses from the list below.
Students may also select courses from other departments, with permission from their Guidance Committee, either as supplements or as substitutions for certain courses listed here. Guidance Committees may require additional courses for a particular specialization, for dissertation research, or to fill in gaps from previous course work in the field of education.
A minimum of five courses selected from the following:
EDUC 950 Research in Culture, Behavior and Development
EDUC 958 Analysis of Teaching
EDUC 983 Advanced Psychology of Human Learning
EDUC 985 Contemporary Issues and Theories in Human Learning and Development
EDUC 986 Philosophy of Education
EDUC 988 Alternative Methods of Teacher Development
EDUC 990 Developmental Perspectives on Adulthood
EDUC 991 Curriculum Theory I
EDUC 992 Curriculum Theory II
EDUC 993 Epistemology and Education