Welcome

Our department is dedicated to advancing knowledge of human behavior as it relates to education. We train our students to work as teachers, counselors, evaluators and researchers in educational environments by cultivating mastery of skills in the areas of human development and behavior, psychology of education, learning theory and research and evaluation methods.

Meet our Faculty

Erika Patall

Erika Patall
Assistant Professor

Human Development, Culture, & Learning Sciences

Dr. Patall is interested in the interface between social psychological theory and education. Most... more

Upcoming Calendar/Events

September 26 David Yokum, J.D., Ph.D., presents "The (Unavoidable) Behavioral Lens within Lawmaking"
3:30 - 5 PM, UTC 1.104
September 29 Leadership Team Meeting, 9 AM - 12 PM, SZB 504
October 1 Doctoral Research Colloquium Presenter: Ariana Vasquez
The Relationship Between Psychological Health and Physical Health Through the Lens of Self-Determination Theory
12 - 1 PM, SZB 444
October 8 Doctoral Research Colloquium Presenter: Paul Robbins
Student Athletes, Academic Socialization, and Pro Sport Expectations
12 - 1 PM, SZB 444
October 10

Departmental Colloquium, 1 - 2 PM, SZB 524

Departmental Poster Fair, 2 - 3:30 PM, SZB 296

October 17 GSC Meeting, 1 PM, SZB 432
Qualifying process students
October 25 The Richard Woodcock Institute, Student Activity Center Room 2.410
Information, Registration and Events Schedule here
October 27 Leadership Team Meeting, 9 AM - 12 PM, SZB 504
October 31

Departmental Colloquium, 1 - 2 PM, SZB 524

Departmental Poster Fair, 2 - 3:30 PM, SZB 296

November 7

Departmental Colloquium, 1 - 2 PM, SZB 524

Departmental Poster Fair, 2 - 3:30 PM, SZB 296

November 21

Departmental Colloquium, 1 - 2 PM, SZB 524

November 24 Leadership Team Meeting, 9 AM - 12 PM, SZB 504
December 8

GSC Meeting, 1 PM, SZB 432
General business

EDP Department Annual Meeting & Holiday Party, Time TBD, Blanton Cafe

December 15
Leadership Team Meeting, 9 AM - 12 PM, SZB 504
March 6 GSC Meeting, 1 PM, SZB 432
Qualifying process students
May 11 GSC Meeting, 1 PM, SZB 432
General business