Department of Curriculum and Instruction

The department of curriculum & instruction is comprised of elementary education, secondary education and literacy. Reading education is required in the professional education component of all undergraduate teacher education/certification programs. The College of Education seeks to prepare professionals who value and demonstrate reflective practice and ethical decision making through respecting diversity, honoring difference and promoting social justice.

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Programs

Professor Cynthia C. Sunal, Department Head
Office: 201C Graves Hall
cvsunal@ua.edu
(205) 348-8264

Faculty

Department Head and Professor
  • Cynthia Sunal
Professors
  • Miguel Mantero
  • Dennis Sunal
  • Elizabeth K. Wilson
Associate professors
  • Janie Hubbard
  • Julianne Coleman
  • Jonathan Shemwell
  • Craig Shwery
  • Karen Spector
  • Jeremy Zelkowski
Assistant professors
  • Melanie Acosta
  • Justin Boyle
  • Cory Callahan
  • Lauren Colley
  • Kristin Harbour
  • Tracy Hodges
  • Alison Hooper
  • Latrise Johnson
  • Jee Kyung Suh
  • Bedrettin Yazan
Clinical professor
  • Lee Freeman
Clinical associate professor
  • Melisa Fowler
Clinical assistant professors
  • Lisa Matherson
  • Holly Swain

Courses

CEE
304
Hours
3
Teach Elem School Scienc

Teaching experiences related to K-6 children's learning of science, with emphasis on teaching strategies that use inquiry approaches. Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program
Prerequisite(s) with concurrency: CEE 366 and CEE 401 and CEE 478 and CEE 496 and BER 450
CEE
320
Hours
3
Survey Elementary Eductn

Surveys elementary education as a professional career. Students become acquainted with factors affecting successful teaching in the elementary school.

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