Cornell University

Curriculum and Instruction

Address:

410 Thurston Ave

Ithaca, NY 14850

United States

Phone:

1-607-255-4893

Fax:

1-607-254-2896

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Education;M.P.S. - Education;, Ph.D. - Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Curriculum and instruction emphasizes identification of philosophical, psychological, and sociopolitical assumptions underlying curricular and instructional decisions; analysis of curriculum documents; principles of curriculum design; and general attention to how the educational enterprise works (i.e., interactions among aspects of curriculum, staff development, organization, and community relations). The program also includes an opportunity to earn teaching certification in science and mathematics. Both research and practice are strongly theory-oriented. Special interests include conceptual change, teacher student interactions, discourse analysis, learning tools, philosophies of science, and environmental studies.
For an application, visit the Graduate School's website at Cornell University.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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