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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.

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Contact Details

  • Address:
    221 River's Crossing
    850 College Station Road
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-1682
  • Fax: 706-542-4054
  • Email: cis@uga.edu
  • **Department head:** Robert Branch
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Academic Programs

RAIL program

RAIL program

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.

Real-world lessons

Real-world lessons

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.

STEM education

STEM education

Thanks to public-private partnerships around the world, we are developing innovative curricula and teaching it to educators, preparing the next generation of learners.

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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.

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News and Events

Latest News

When the answer is wrong, but the solution is right

May 16, 2018
'Case-based' curriculum helps students of all ages become better problem solvers.

Connecting the dots: UGA helps high schoolers document local history

May 11, 2018
New grant bolsters collaboration between Putnam County, College of Education and Willson Center to engage students in research, digital humanities.

Instructional technology professor recognized for teaching excellence

February 12, 2018
Rob Branch was inducted into the UGA Teaching Academy as a member of the Class of 2017 for his leadership in teaching and learning.

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Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events planned for Career and Information Studies at this time.

Recurring Events

Digital Learning Conference

This annual event brings together educators and library media specialists from across the curriculum to learn more about how technology can best be used to enhance the learning experience.

IDD@UGA (Instructional Design and Development)

This two-day professional conference showcases innovative instructional design and development (IDD) projects and digital learning for adult professional education, including corporate, industry, government, professional continuing education (e.g., medical), and higher education.

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