Welcome

The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to advance knowledge and the practice of teaching and learning. We address the educational needs of a rapidly changing global society in democratic and socially just ways. Our teaching and research are rooted in a variety of academic disciplines. We value innovation and build upon the strengths of cultural and linguistic diversity.

Meet our Faculty

Susan Empson

Susan Empson
Professor

STEM Education

Susan Empson studies the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary and middle-school... more

Meet our Alumni

Brian Dauenhauer

Brian Dauenhauer
Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado

I completed my undergraduate work in Physical Education at the University of Illinois and came to UT- Austin for a Master’s program in Exercise Physiology. After graduating, I began teaching at the University of Texas Elementary School and realized my passion for school-wide health promotion promotion and effective data-use in physical education. more