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EDP Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission

The mission of the doctoral programs in education is to prepare scholars who will advance education research and practice and maintain the integrity and vitality of the profession.

Vision

Scholars in the education doctoral program community will be stewards of the discipline, individuals entrusted with preserving, creating, and applying knowledge in education and with communicating educational knowledge to others.

Core Values

In addition to the seven core values of the university (Land-Grant, People, Scholarship, Teaching and Learning, Ethics, Culture, and Accountability), the Education Doctoral Programs are focused upon the following program-specific values and principles:

Content Expertise

 

We affirm that the core work of doctoral education is to build both a breadth and depth of knowledge

We emphasize the progressive, life-long development of the learner from novice to expert

We facilitate the construction of new, integrated knowledge through our professional experiences

Disciplined Inquiry

 

We are actively engaged in pursuing scholarship of all forms, and we contribute to the improvement and understanding of teaching and learning through our research and evaluation efforts

We reflect upon scholarly practices to promote our own learning and disseminate our findings to advance knowledge in the field

We demonstrate a culture of inquiry and evidence in our professional experiences

Scholarly Disposition

 

We are responsible, active, and intentional agents in our own learning

We adhere to the professional ethics and responsibilities in our field and maintain professional conduct

We seek an awareness of and appreciation for diverse people and ideas with respect for the contributions of all groups as we preserve, create, disseminate, and apply knowledge

We are actively engaged in our professional community


Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Published by: NDSU School of Education

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011 4:39:59 PM