Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences
North Carolina State University College of Education
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Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) - The Educational Psychology Program Area of Study (PAS) allows students to examine and evaluate psychological principles in various education settings across the lifespan. Specifically, we focus on psychological principles that encompass: (1) cognition/metacognition; (2) motivation and self-regulation; and (3) human development, identity, and social processes.
The Educational Psychology PAS is designed for students and professionals interested in psychological principles in various educational contexts and organizational settings. The program's purpose is to produce graduates who know a wide range of theories applicable to teaching, learning, and motivation, insights into ways to support human development effectively, and skills to critically engage in and evaluate educational and psychological research. Students will enroll in coursework that will allow them to develop their specific research and professional interests and further their understanding of general principles of educational psychology.