Curriculum and Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is comprised of programs in (1) elementary education, (2) secondary curriculum, teaching and learning and (3) literacy.
The mission of the College of Education is to offer exemplary professional programs to prepare educators to be reflective practitioners and effective decision makers who facilitate student learning. In fulfilling this mission, the College of Education seeks to recruit high quality students and to encourage them to become self-directed life-long learners. It also seeks to provide comprehensive instructional programs and to foster education research and service to enhance policy making and professional development at state, regional, national, and international levels.
The University of Alabama’s College of Education seeks to prepare professionals who value and demonstrate reflective practice and ethical decision making through respecting diversity, honoring difference, and promoting social justice. Experiences in academic programs are devoted to developing individuals’ understanding of knowledge construction, learning, pedagogy, and responsible professional practice in the contexts of education.
Comprehensive Exams (Master’s, Alternative Master’s, Ed.S.)
Masters Comps – Fall– November 11, 2013, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, Graves Hall Room 109 (Registration Deadline September 18, 2013)
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