Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education Graduate Study

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Overview

As a member of the Big Ten and in service of the Nebraska land-grant mission, the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education offers world-class graduate study opportunities focused on innovative education research and practice with wide-ranging and impactful outcomes.

We work in service of all professional educators at all stages of their careers and offer programs that generate educators, researchers, and leaders who foster research-grounded ideas to improve the human condition across all educational settings. Graduate study in this department cultivates connections across and engagement with graduate faculty whose individual and collective expertise is integrated in the areas listed below.

Graduate Faculty Areas of Expertise:

Curriculum and Teacher Education

Focus on teacher preparation or professional development, e.g., curriculum studies, philosophy and ethics of education, mentoring and teacher induction, teacher identities, professional learning communities, education across all settings

Innovative Learning Technologies

Focus on learning and instructional technology as well as digital literacies

Language, Literacy, and Culture

Focus in the teaching and learning of language, literacies, and intercultural communication (e.g., multiculturalism, multilingualism, and migration; foreign language, ESL/ELL/EFL, reading, literacy studies, English education, social studies, arts and humanities, etc.)

Educational Policy and Reform

Focus educational policy, school reform, critical pedagogy, and social theory, e.g., multicultural education, service-learning, comparative and international education, social justice education, etc.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Focus teaching, learning, and research in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics – STEM


M.A., M.Ed., CERTIFICATES, & ENDORSEMENTS APPLICATIONS
February 1 for Fall & Summer Semesters
October 1 for Spring Semester


Ph.D. APPLICATIONS
January 15 for Fall Semester

Ed.D. APPLICATIONS
October 1 biennially for Spring Semester

LOUKIA K. SARROUB
Graduate Chair
402-472-5166
lsarroub2@unl.edu

KATE RASK
Graduate Project Associate
402-472-3098
krask@unl.edu