Reading, Foundations and Technology

Welcome to the Department of Reading, Foundations, & Technology

It’s an exciting time to be a teacher.  Our world is changing, our country is changing, and our neighborhoods are changing—and schools, and the teachers in them, need to change, too.  The demands of citizenship, an evolving job market, advocacy for social justice, and the need to appreciate differences and meet the needs of all students—these are among the key issues shaping teaching and educational institutions.  Our department helps students think about these and other ideas with three different emphases—literacy, educational foundations, and educational technology.  Our undergraduate and MAT classes help new teachers enter the field prepared for the challenging and rewarding task of teaching, and our graduate programs push more experienced teachers to rethink their understandings and develop new skills.

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