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  Nov 19, 2017
 
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theory and Practice in Teacher Education


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http://web.utk.edu/~tpte/

Sherry Mee Bell, Interim Head

Professors
Allington, R., PhD - Michigan State
Benner, S. (Associate Dean), EdD - Columbia
Davis, J., PhD - New Mexico
Davis-Wiley, P., EdD - Houston
Hatch, J., PhD - Florida
Long, V., EdD - Missouri
McGill-Franzen, A., PhD - State University of New York (Albany)
Rider, R. (Dean), PhD - North Carolina
Turner, T., EdD - Penn State
 
Associate Professors
Barclay-McLaughlin, M., PhD - Michigan
Bell, S., PhD - Tennessee
Broemmel, A., PhD - Southern Illinois
Brown, C., EdD - George Washington
Cady, J., PhD - Illinois State
Cagle, L. (Associate Dean), EdD - Georgia
Cihak, D., PhD - Georgia State
Gilrane, C., PhD - Illinois
Groenke, S., PhD - Virginia Tech
Hodge, L., PhD - Vanderbilt
O'Bannon, B., EdD - Tennessee (Memphis)
Wooten, D., PhD - New York
 
Assistant Professors
Aydeniz, M., PhD - Florida State
Botzakis, S., PhD - Georgia
Coleman, M., PhD - Georgia State
Coleman-King, C., PhD - Pennsylvania
Cramer, E., PhD - Kentucky
Golden, B.W., PhD - Florida State
Hagevik, R., PhD - North Carolina State
Hendricks, D., PhD - Alabama
Laughter, J., PhD - Vanderbilt
Son, J., PhD - Michigan State
Waters, K.S., PhD - Central Florida
Wolbers, K., PhD - Michigan State
 
Clinical Associate Professors
Rearden, K., PhD - Texas A&M
 
MAJORS DEGREES
Education PhD
  Literacy studies concentration (specializations in ESL and reading)  
  Special education concentration  
  Teacher education concentration (specializations in early childhood
      education, elementary education, English education, mathematics
      education, science education, and social science education)
 
Teacher Education MS
  Track 1 (does not result in a teaching license)  
      Art education concentration  
    Early childhood special education concentration  
    Education of the deaf and hard of hearing concentration  
    Elementary education concentration  
    English education concentration  
    Foreign language/ESL education concentration  
    Mathematics education concentration  
    Reading education concentration  
    Science education concentration  
    Science education (informal education) concentration  
    Social science education concentration  
    Special education concentration  
  Track 2 (for individuals seeking an initial teaching license)  
    Art education concentration  
    Education of the deaf and hard of hearing concentration  
    Elementary teaching concentration  
    English language learning concentration  
    Middle grades teaching concentration  
    Modified and early childhood special education concentration  
    Secondary teaching concentration  
Teacher Education EdS
  Educational technology concentration  
  Elementary education concentration  
  English education concentration  
  Foreign language/ESL education concentration  
  Mathematics education concentration  
  Reading education concentration  
  Science education concentration  
  Social science education concentration  
  Special education concentration  


Financial Assistance

The department offers a variety of scholarship and financial assistance opportunities and graduate assistantships for qualified students. For application forms visit the departmental website or contact our departmental office.

The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences offers the Master of Science, Specialist in Education, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees through the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education. The department houses graduate programs in teacher education.
 

TEACHER EDUCATION
The department offers programs for students seeking Tennessee licensure in the following areas – elementary teaching (K-6); middle grades teaching (4-8); secondary content field teaching (7-12) in English education, foreign language education, mathematics education, science education, social sciences education; art education (K-12); English as a Second Language (K-12); modified and early childhood special  education (K-12) and early childhood special education (PreK-3); special education for the deaf and hard of hearing; reading endorsement, and comprehensive special education endorsement. The program features a professional year internship with accompanying coursework, which may lead to a master’s degree with a major in teacher education. Specialized coursework leading to a certificate in urban education is also available in the area of urban teaching.

For admission, most programs (except the Track 2 Initial Licensure/Master of Science) require current scores from the GRE general section, and all require a departmental application form and letters of recommendation. For additional information about the various programs of study and admission, write to the Student Services Center in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, Bailey Education Complex A332. http://www.utk.edu/departments/advising or visit the departmental website at http://web.utk.edu/%7Etpte/.
 

EDUCATION MAJOR
Faculty from the department participate in the delivery of the PhD with a major in education. Concentrations and specializations are available in literacy studies (specialization in ESL or reading); special education; and teacher education (specialization in early childhood education, elementary education, English education, mathematics education, science education, or social science education).

Information on admission appears at the beginning of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences section of this catalog.

 

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