The Department of Career and Information Studies develops informed leaders through teaching, research, and service in learning, design, and technology; and career and workforce development. Programs within the department emphasize creativity and innovation in learning, instruction, scholarship, and outreach.
Our faculty members are diverse and have deep knowledge of teaching and learning within multiple in-school and out-of-school settings. As an interdisciplinary group, we focus on innovative approaches to effective teaching and learning to help citizens develop knowledge and expertise in a variety of areas.
Research for the Advancement of Innovative Learning (RAIL) was formed to bring educational innovation to the masses. Our current projects cover robotics, forest research studies, and STEM education.
Professor John Mativo is working with students and volunteers to bring modern solutions to a rural village in India. Their sustainable innovations benefit both the residents and the students' future careers.
Thanks to public-private partnerships around the world, we are developing innovative curricula and teaching it to educators, preparing the next generation of learners.
The Department of Career and Information Studies develops informed leaders through teaching, research, and service in learning, design, and technology; career and workforce development; and information studies.