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

Elaine Horwitz

Elaine Horwitz
Professor & FLE Graduate Advisor

Foreign Language Education

I study second language acquisition from the perspective of language leaners. I want to understand... more

Meet our Alumni

Iliana Alanís

Iliana Alanís
Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair, Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching, University of Texas at San Antonio

My time at UT Austin was particularly significant for me. I developed strong relationships with professors who remain mentors and friends to this day... more