University Sets Orientation Meeting on Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D.
A special orientation meeting for potential students in Texas A&M
International University's collaborative Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
with Texas A&M University will be held on Thursday, May 6 at 5:30
p.m. in Student Center 231.
Dr. Juan Lira, professor of education and program coordinator for TAMIU's
College of Education, said the meeting should give students an opportunity
to gather all information needed to consider applying for program consideration.
"We'll be joined by Dr. Dennie Smith, chair of the Texas A&M
University department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, in an informative
discussion of the collaborative doctoral program we will be offering here,"
Dr. Lira said.
Lira said specific attention will be focused on the program's content;
benefits; eligibility criteria for applying; application process including
interview; admission procedures; how courses will be delivered; tuition
and fees, competitive funding support; residency requirements and other
The collaborative Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction is the first collaborative
Ph.D. offered by the University's College of Education. The program welcomed
its first cohort in 1999 and candidates will soon be graduating. The College
of Education has also launched an additional collaborative Ph.D. in Educational
Administration, also with TAMU.
For more information, contact Lira at the College of Education at 326.2425,
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