Graduate Contact

Twila Brown

Assistant to the Dean & Associate Dean
College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS3080
Moscow ID 83844-3080
Office: ED 301
Phone: (208) 885-6773
Fax: (208) 885-6707
twilambrown@uidaho.edu

Conceptional Map of Doctoral programs

Doctoral Degree Overview

Doctor of Education (Ed.D)
Prepares students as professional leaders, educators, and practitioner-scholars who actualize the knowledge base in their respective field. Students will:
  • Create and model ethical evidence-based best practices
  • Lead organizational change 
  • Establish a caring and collaborative learning community
  • Support the principles of teaching and learning practices
  • Utilize the principles of effective leadership
  • Develop proficiency utilizing and applying technologies
  • Evaluate the individual, organizational, and societal contexts of learning
  • Design research that addresses professional policy issues
  • Integrate ethical sensitivity toward diversity and social justice in research, teaching and learning
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Prepares students as researchers, faculty and/or discipline-based scholars who contribute to the knowledge base of their respective fields. Students will:
  • Engage in ethical, empirical, theoretical, and/or conceptual inquiry
  • Develop an active research agenda
  • Engage in grant-writing, proposal and manuscript preparation, and presentations
  • Develop understanding of pedagogies and content 
  • Contribute to professional organizations, societies and/or academies
  • Engage in appropriate outreach/service 
  • Integrate ethical sensitivity toward diversity and social justice in research, teaching and learning
 The Graduate Guide will guide students through the steps necessary to be considered for admission to the doctoral program in the College of Education and College of Graduate Studies.

For more information about our Ph.D. and Ed.D programs visit Twila Brown or (208)885-6773 in the College of Education

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