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Tran Templeton

Professional Background

Educational Background

Doctoral candidate in Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia (2011-present)

Ed.M. in Learning & Teaching, Harvard Graduate School of Education (2005)

B.S. in Human Development, University of Texas at Austin (2000)

Scholarly Interests

Photographic practices of teachers and children in school. Image, identity/subjectivity, and agency. Discourses of children and childhoods. Curriculum and teacher education. Visual sociology and image-based research methods.

Selected Publications

C&T 4112: Integrated Curriculum in Early Childhood Educations (full-year course)

A two-semester course focused on integrated theories and methods in ECE/ ECSE. Will incorporate historical and sociocultural contexts, emphasis on physical and interpersonal environments in early childhood settings, centrality of play, social studies and science, adapting curricula for full range of abilities from infancy through grade 2.

C&T 5308: Advanced practicum-infancy and early childhood

Permission required. Students engage in action research at their practicum sites.