Welcome to the Department of Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry!
We are a dynamic, globally-oriented group that works collaboratively across four program areas: Curriculum and Instruction, TESOL/ Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education and Early Childhood Education. We are engaged in the educational community – locally and internationally - through our scholarship, teaching and service activities. Our professional experiences span numerous countries: Belize, Canada, England, France, Germany, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Scotland, Singapore, and Turkey. Our research and scholarship encompass a range of epistemologies and interests that are grounded in a commitment to equity, democracy and human rights. These interests include: teacher professional development, critical literacy, immigrant education, multiculturalism in teacher education, family literacy, internationalization, arts integration, early childhood curriculum, environmentalism, Holocaust and human rights education, second language acquisition and assessment.
We are proud of our programs of study that support the college’s commitment to diversity, comprise engaging and meaningful coursework, and are offered within a caring community of learners.
Our department is home to seven academic programs:
We partner with educational institutions in the community on special contracts for site-based educational programming and our faculty stand ready to support teacher development through courses, workshops and/ or training.
Please visit our website to learn more about us. We look forward to hearing from you!
Emery Hyslop-Margison, Ph.D.
Department of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry
We are educators committed to preparing and supporting professionals in the service of schools and society in diverse local, national, and global settings. Our teaching, scholarship, and service integrate established and emerging theory, research, and practice. Programs and course work in our department incorporate the fields of Curriculum and Instruction, Multicultural and Global Education, TESOL/ Bilingual Language Education and Early Childhood Education. Faculty and student activities involve schools, universities, workplaces and community organizations; and address the challenges of a diverse, rapidly changing, and increasingly technological society.
We fulfill our mission by preparing informed, capable, ethical, and reflective decision-makers who: