Jun 25, 2021  
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2013-2015 
    
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2013-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D.


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For specific information about the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral programs, see: http://www.cehs.ohio.edu/academics/te/degree-programs/phd/doctoral.htm

PH6224: Social Studies Education

Program Overview: The Ph.D. program in Social Studies Education is built on a common foundation of learning theory, the social and cultural contexts of school education, curriculum and instruction theory, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Social Studies Education will demonstrate knowledge and skills in a common core of competencies plus an area of specialization. For each individual scholar, coursework that includes a solid foundational core plus an area of specialization serves as the basis for investigating a significant educational issue that will advance the field of Social Studies Education and prepare the scholar for future research. The Ph.D. program in Social Studies Education requires a minimum of 56 semester hours beyond the master’s degree plus dissertation (minimum of 10 semester hours). It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Social Studies Education will demonstrate a common core of competencies in knowledge and skills beyond their area of specialization. Teaching & Learning and Research requirements of individual specialization areas may exceed the minimum number of courses listed below. In addition to the common core of courses, it is expected that all candidates completing a doctoral degree in Social Studies Education will demonstrate competencies in knowledge and skills in their area of specialization and successfully complete a dissertation. Every student in the Ph.D. program in Social Studies Education has the opportunity to construct a highly individualized program based on his or her career goals. Specializations are available based on the expertise of doctoral faculty.

Admissions Policy: Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in Social Studies Education must submit a minimum combined score of 300 on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the Graduate Record Examination [GRE] and, if applicable, a minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 550/213 on the English Proficiency Test. In addition, candidates must have earned a master’s degree, have a minimum Grade Point Average [GPA] of 3.40 at the master’s level, and submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three Letters of Recommendation as well as a Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Candidates¿ application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the master’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of master’s degree is provided.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities: The PhD program in Social Studies Education prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of teacher education.

 

PH6240: ACCLAIM Mathematics Education

Program Overview: This program develops scholars who study teaching, learning, and assessment in mathematics—kindergarten through college. The program prepares these scholars to act as stewards of the field of mathematics education, with all its complexity and diversity. A key strength of the program is its ability to provide individualized programs of study for scholars with a wide variety of interests who seek to serve as leaders in various facets of mathematics education. Students participate in literature reviews, writing, seminar discussions, and clinical experiences. Faculty also engage their students in the research, curriculum development, and teacher professional development of their funded projects; in the teaching and advising activities of the department; and in field research and observation of student teaching interns. The program is built on a common foundation of learning theory, the social and cultural contexts of school education, curriculum and instruction theory, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. For each individual scholar, this solid foundational core plus specialization serves as the basis for investigating a significant educational issue that will advance the field of curriculum and instruction and prepare the scholar for future research. The ACCLAIM Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education requires a minimum of 56 semester hours beyond the master’s degree plus dissertation (minimum of 10 semester hours). It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Mathematics Education will demonstrate a common core of competencies in knowledge and skills beyond their area of specialization. Teaching & Learning and Research requirements of individual specialization areas may exceed the minimum number of courses listed below. In addition to the common core of courses, it is expected that all candidates completing a doctoral degree in Mathematics Education will demonstrate competencies in knowledge and skills in their area of specialization and successfully complete a dissertation.

Admissions Policy: Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education must submit a minimum combined score of 1,000 on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the Graduate Record Examination [GRE] and, if applicable, a minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 550/213 on the English Proficiency Test. In addition, candidates must have earned a master’s degree, have a minimum Grade Point Average [GPA] of 3.40 at the master’s level, and submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three Letters of Recommendation as well as a Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the master’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of master’s degree is provided.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities: The ACCLAIM PhD program in Mathematics Education prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of teacher education.

 

PH6245: Mathematics Education

Program Overview: The PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Mathematics Education develops scholars who study teaching, learning, and assessment in mathematics—kindergarten through college. The program prepares these scholars to act as stewards of the field of mathematics education, with all its complexity and diversity. A key strength of the program is its ability to provide individualized programs of study for scholars with a wide variety of interests who seek to serve as leaders in various facets of mathematics education. Students participate in literature reviews, writing, seminar discussions, and clinical experiences. Faculty also engage their students in the research, curriculum development, and teacher professional development of their funded projects; in the teaching and advising activities of the department; and in field research and observation of student teaching interns. The program is built on a common foundation of learning theory, the social and cultural contexts of school education, curriculum and instruction theory, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. For each individual scholar, this solid foundational core plus specialization serves as the basis for investigating a significant educational issue that will advance the field of curriculum and instruction and prepare the scholar for future research. The Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education requires a minimum of 56 semester hours beyond the master’s degree plus dissertation (minimum of 10 semester hours). It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Mathematics Education will demonstrate a common core of competencies in knowledge and skills beyond their area of specialization. Teaching & Learning and Research requirements of individual specialization areas may exceed the minimum number of courses listed below. In addition to the common core of courses, it is expected that all candidates completing a doctoral degree in Mathematics Education will demonstrate competencies in knowledge and skills in both mathematics and mathematics education and successfully complete a dissertation. Specializations are available based on the expertise of doctoral faculty.

Admissions Policy: Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education must submit a minimum combined score of 1,000 on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the Graduate Record Examination [GRE] and, if applicable, a minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 550/213 on the English Proficiency Test. In addition, candidates must have earned a master’s degree, have a minimum Grade Point Average [GPA] of 3.40 at the master’s level, and submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three Letters of Recommendation as well as a Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the master’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of master’s degree is provided.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities: The Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in mathematics education within the Department Teacher Education prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of mathematics education.

 

PH6269: Curriculum & Instruction

Program Overview: The Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction is built on a common foundation of learning theory, the social and cultural contexts of school education, curriculum and instruction theory, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction will demonstrate knowledge and skills in a common core of competencies plus an area of specialization. For each individual scholar, coursework that includes a solid foundational core plus an area of specialization serves as the basis for investigating a significant educational issue that will advance the field of Curriculum and Instruction and prepare the scholar for future research. The Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction requires a minimum of 56 semester hours beyond the master’s degree plus dissertation (minimum of 10 semester hours). It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction will demonstrate a common core of competencies in knowledge and skills beyond their area of specialization. Teaching & Learning and Research requirements of individual specialization areas may exceed the minimum number of courses listed below. In addition to the common core of courses, it is expected that all candidates completing a doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction will demonstrate competencies in knowledge and skills in their area of specialization and successfully complete a dissertation. Every student in the Ph.D. program in Curriculum of Instruction has the opportunity to construct a highly individualized program based on their career goals. Specializations are available based on the expertise of doctoral faculty.

Admissions Policy: Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction must submit a minimum combined score of 300 on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the Graduate Record Examination [GRE] and, if applicable, a minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 550/213 on the English Proficiency Test. In addition, candidates must have earned a master’s degree, have a minimum Grade Point Average [GPA] of 3.40 at the master’s level, and submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three Letters of Recommendation as well as a Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Candidates¿ application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the master’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of master’s degree is provided.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities: The PhD program in Curriculum and Instruction prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of teacher education.

 

PH6856: Science Education

Program Overview: The Ph.D. program in Science Education is built on a common foundation of learning theory, the social and cultural contexts of school education, curriculum and instruction theory, the moral and ethical dimensions of leadership, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Science Education will demonstrate knowledge and skills in a common core of competencies plus an area of specialization. For each individual scholar, coursework that includes a solid foundational core plus an area of specialization serves as the basis for investigating a significant educational issue that will advance the field of Social Studies Education and prepare the scholar for future research. The Ph.D. program in Science Education requires a minimum of 56 semester hours beyond the master’s degree plus dissertation (minimum of 10 semester hours). It is expected that all students completing a doctoral degree in Science Education will demonstrate a common core of competencies in knowledge and skills beyond their area of specialization. Teaching & Learning and Research requirements of individual specialization areas may exceed the minimum number of courses listed below. In addition to the common core of courses, it is expected that all candidates completing a doctoral degree in Science Education will demonstrate competencies in knowledge and skills in their area of specialization and successfully complete a dissertation. Students in the Ph.D. program in Science Education have the opportunity to construct a highly individualized program based on their career goals. Specializations are available based on the expertise of doctoral faculty.

Admissions Policy: Candidates seeking admission to the Ph.D. program in Science Education must submit a minimum combined score of 300 on the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the Graduate Record Examination [GRE] and, if applicable, a minimum TOEFL-iBT score of 550/213 on the English Proficiency Test. In addition, candidates must have earned a master’s degree, have a minimum Grade Point Average [GPA] of 3.40 at the master’s level, and submit a Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three Letters of Recommendation as well as a Personal Statement of Professional Goals. In addition, international candidates must submit certified transcripts as well as proof of financial responsibility. Candidates¿ application materials may be reviewed prior to completion of the master’s degree and may be admitted but will not be able to begin registration until an official transcript showing conferral of master’s degree is provided.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: The PhD program in Science Education prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of teacher education.

Opportunities: The PhD program in Science Education prepares candidates for university faculty positions and other leadership roles in the field of teacher education.

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