Laura Rychly

Program Director

Laura Rychly

Program Director

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

  • (706) 737-1497
  • UH 320

Education

  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction Georgia Southern University, 2012

  • MED, Junior High/Intermediate/Middl University of Georgia, 2005

  • BSED, Junior High/Intermediate/Middl University of Georgia, 2004

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDUC 2130

    Exploring Learn & Teaching
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • EDCI 7364

    Improving Instruction
  • EDTD 5432

    Teach for Equity and Diversity
  • EDCI 7140

    Theories of Learning
  • EDEI 8165

    Curriculum Inquiry
  • MGED 3222

    Integrated Reading to Learn
  • EDEI 8160

    Curriculum Theory

Teaching Interests

language and literacy, multiculturalism, teaching methods

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Review of the book "Silent Partners in Multicultural Education", 2017
    Book Review
  • Young citizens of the world unite: A case for the Model United Nations in middle school classrooms, 2017
  • Transitioning to edTPA: A Middle Grades Teacher Education Program Looks Back and Ahead, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • ELA common core state standards: Imbedding interdisciplinary instruction and constructivist principles across the early childhood curriculum emphasizing English language learning, 2015
  • “How many do you have:” Disney english [as a] language [of] Acquisition, 2015

Research Interests

points at which language, culture, and learning intersect

Department Service

  • Ed.D. Admissions Committee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Scholarship Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • ECE pathway Collaborative Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • iGIVE 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other

University Service

  • University Curriculum Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Ad Hoc Committee for Establishing Non-Tenure Track Promotion Guidelines 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education Faculty Development Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Chairperson
  • Georgia Southern University dissertation committee 2013 - Present

  • Impacting Student Learning Conference 2013 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Augusta Technical College Early Childhood Care and Education Advisory Committee 2013 - Present