Curriculum & Instruction News

Professor Luis Urrieta Publishes ‘Cultural Constructions of Identity: Meta-Ethnography and Theory’

April 17, 2018

The book provides an up-to-date commentary on the use of qualitative research to gauge the range of identities.

Anthony and Keffrelyn Brown: By Time Martin Luther King Jr. was Murdered, Civility Had Already Left the Room

April 3, 2018

Associate Professors Anthony and Keffrelyn Brown comment on the narrative of incivility within social justice movements.

Argument Driven Engineering Discovery Minute

March 29, 2018

Victor Sampson discusses how Argument Driven Engineering can introduce more students to engineering through the math courses they already take.

Curriculum and Instruction Associate Professor Honored With AERA Division K Midcareer Award

March 23, 2018

C&I Associate Professor Anthony Brown receives Division K Midcareer Award for his significant contribution to the overlooked area of education involving Black male teachers and Black male students.

Curriculum and Instruction Associate Professor Wins President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award

March 23, 2018

Awarded annually to recognize excellence in undergrauduate education in the core curriculum, Curriculum and Instruction Associate Professor Anthony Brown has been selected for the award. 

College of Education Alumna Wins Mabel Lee Award

Feb. 22, 2018

Erin Centeio, who earned her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction for The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, is one of the recipients of the 2018 Mabel Lee award.

UT College of Education Assistant Professor Receives NSF CAREER Grant

Jan. 29th, 2018

Vakil, who is also the Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion in STEM Education at the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin, is researching social values and ideologies of undergraduate students

Rebecca Callahan Demonstrates How Educators Can Build on the Civic Potential of Immigrant Youth in American Educator Article

Dec. 13th, 2017

Rebecca Callahan pens article titled "Fully Realizing the Civic Potential of Immigrant Youth"

Christopher Brown and Doctoral Student Receive Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education Article of the Year Award

Nov. 21, 2017

Curriculum and Instruction Professor Chris Brown awarded for article “Conceptions of and Early Childhood Educators’ Experiences in Early Childhood Professional Development Programs: A Qualitative Metasynthesis."

Keffrelyn Brown Selected for Leadership Austin's 2018 Essential Class

Oct. 3, 2017

Curriculum and Instruction Professor Associate Professor Keffrelyn Brown has been selected for the Leadership Austin Class of 2018. The class consists of 60 individuals who were chosen based on their community involvemen

Elaine Horwitz Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Illinois

Aug. 22, 2017

Horwitz received the award for her work as a professor at the University of Texas at Austin College of Education

Expanding Computer Science Education in Texas

Aug. 18, 2107

In two school years, the College of Education has helped over 400 current Texas teachers obtain a Computer Science certification.

Is Kindergarten Becoming All Work and No Play?

Aug. 9, 2017

For children, play is more than a tool for creativity; it is an essential mechanism by which kids learn. That’s why experts like Christopher Brown are alarmed by the sharp reduction in play time.