February 24, 2014 — Doctoral students entering the University of Wyoming College of Education now have a more practitioner-focused option after a major revision to one of its two graduate program offerings.
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Welcome to the Department of Educational Studies!
The Department of Educational Studies serves students who wish to pursue their teaching credential or an advanced degree in curriculum and instruction. In addition, the department houses the English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement/certificate program.
The curriculum for the teaching credential brings together courses offered in the academic areas of educational foundations (which usually includes educational history, sociology, and policy); teaching and learning; assessments; multicultural education; and educational psychology (including developmental psychology). Many of these interdisciplinary courses they are field-based, with students spending time in classroom, school, and community settings.
Courses offered by the department are aligned with the state of Wyoming's Professional Education Standards. Faculty members also engage students on issues of leadership, literacy, democracy, multiculturalism/diversity, special education, and technology. Alternative forms of authentic assessment are a key aspect of departmental courses.
The department also collaborates with Elementary and Secondary Education departments to offer graduate level courses in education leading to a Maters of Arts (M.A.), Doctorate in Education (Ed.D), and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction.
Dr. John Kambutu, Department Chair/Associate Professor
or to contact the office:Stephanie Ksionzyk
213 McWhinnie Hall(307) 766-3130(307) 766-3130
For Graduate Programs, see the Curriculum & Instruction website
February 17, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Education Scholarship and Research Symposium, an annual event highlighting the scholarly work and accomplishments of faculty and graduate students, takes place Friday, March 7, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
November 13, 2013 — A longtime professor in the University of Wyoming’s College of Education has been named interim dean of the college.
October 21, 2013 — April Mack, a University of Wyoming doctoral degree student in counseling education, has been selected as a 2013-14 Presidential Fellow by the national Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).
October 7, 2013 — Kara Carnes-Holt, assistant professor of counseling education in the University of Wyoming College of Education, has been selected as a 2013-14 Presidential Fellow by the national Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).
September 24, 2013 — A renowned researcher on the neuroscience of learning will visit the University of Wyoming Oct. 1-2 as the featured scholar at the College of Education’s 2013 Ellbogen Symposium for Teaching and Learning.
September 3, 2013 — There is no Wizard of Oz offering solutions, but weaving technology and teaching along the yellow brick road could enhance learning for students.
September 3, 2013 — Strengthening support for faculty development and expanding outreach to Wyoming communities and schools are among recommendations resulting from a two-year University of Wyoming study to assess what UW can do to enhance international education in Wyoming.