Educational Studies, Ph.D. Teacher Education and Development Concentration

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The Ph.D. program in Educational Studies with a concentration in Teacher Education and Development is designed to develop scholar-researchers, scholar-teachers, and scholar-activists who generate, understand, and apply usable new knowledge related to the education of novice and experienced teachers. The program is philosophically grounded in the belief that socio-cultural and constructivist theories of learning promote the advocacy of excellence and equity in education for all learners and facilitate the development of teachers as leaders. Faculty research interests and expertise in the program are extensive and include teacher education, math education, science education, learning, development, motivation, language and literacy, social studies education, equity education, ESL, and citizenship education.

Program Distinctions

The UNC Greensboro School of Education was named one of the “Top Graduate Schools of Education” by the U.S. News & World Report.

The Student Experience

Research interests include teacher education, math education, science education, learning, development, motivation, language and literacy, social studies education, equity education, ESL, and citizenship education.

After Graduation

Students in the program have the opportunity to have graduate assistantships where they work with professors on research and instruction. Students spend time in schools conducting research and engaging in instructional supervisory activities.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Doctoral

College/School: School of Education

Program Type: Majors & Concentrations

Class Type: In Person

Contact Us

Dr. Delma Ramos
Program Director

dmramos@uncg.edu