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About Instructional Leadership & Academic Curriculum

Department Goals

  • Interrelate teaching, research and service.
  • Model reflective practice through our own teaching.
  • Facilitate students' professional development at the initial and advanced program levels.
  • Help students discern among multiple modes of educational practice, formulate their own philosophical orientations based on scholarly inquiry, and enact approaches consistent with these philosophical perspectives.
  • Promote coherent, dynamic, and robust programs.
  • Foster programmatic and departmental coherence.
  • Develop, pursue, and sustain clear, dynamic, and programmatic lines of scholarly inquiry.
  • Produce scholarly artifacts that meet rigorous standards of quality in relevant fields.
  • Share knowledge and expertise at the instructional, state, and local levels of professional organizations and other constituencies.
  • Support, develop, and retain new and existing faculty.
  • Facilitate appreciation of and commitment to cultural pluralism within our programs, profession, and society.