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Curriculum & Instruction Blog

University of Wyoming College of Education faculty and graduate students in the Curriculum & Instruction Program maintain the blog to share their expertise and current research in the areas of Educational Studies, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, and Secondary Education.
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Click Here to Study

Professor and Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Mathematics Education, Rick Kitchen, explains how online courses, and expansive number of course options, and a highly qualified diverse group of students makes UW the perfect place to get a Ph.D. in math education.

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Why a Ph.D. in Literacy Education was Right for Me

International Ph.D. student from Russia, Anna Shur, shares the reasons why pursuing a Ph.D. in Literacy Education and University of Wyoming College of Education was the right choice for her.

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Laramie, What is it Really Like?

A first hand account from Associate Professor Alan Buss on what Laramie is really like. He shares his experience with the weather, recreation opportunities, and the community as a whole.

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Mathematics Momentum

Rick Kitchen, Professor and Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Mathematics Education, shares his experience as a new teacher in Denver in the 1980's as well as provides a current look at the math education program at the University of Wyoming.

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Earning a Ph.D. in Literacy Studies at UW: The Story of My Experience

Dilnoza Khasilova, a Ph.D. student in curriculum studies with a focus on literacy shares her experience earning a Ph.D. at UW.

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Opportunities to Learn

Alan Buss, Associate Professor of Elementary & Early Childhood Education, shares how the opportunity to continue learning from his students and other faculty members on campus has been one of his greatest pleasures.

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Navigating the Ph.D.: Reflections on the Experience at UW

A current Ph.D. Student in Curriculum and Instruction shares her experience earning her Ph.D. at the College of Education.

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Interested in Pursuing a Doctorate in Mathematics Education?

The University of Wyoming offers a PhD degree program in Mathematics Education. The program is dynamic and is growing.

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Become an Educational Leader with a Global Focus at UW

A current Ph.D. student from Ghana shares why the state-of-the-art facilities and excellence of the literacy program brought her to to the University of Wyoming.

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Ph.D. Programs with Flexibility, For When Life Happens

Life can get in the way of your best plans. Learn how a flexible program and supportive faculty helped a University of Wyoming Ph.D. student succeed despite having to finish her program off-campus.

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Reasons Why I Want a Ph.D.

A current University of Wyoming master's student shares the reasons for why they believe getting a Ph.D. is the best option for them as they look ahead in their career.

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