Laura Rychly

Program Director

Laura Rychly

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

The Graduate School

  • (706) 737-1497
  • UH 320

Education

  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction Georgia Southern University, 2012

  • MED, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching University of Georgia, 2005

  • BSED, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching University of Georgia, 2004

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDCI 7910

    Adv. Inquiry in Educ. Studies
  • EDCI 7364

    Improving Instruction
  • EDCI 7110

    Curriculum Studies
  • EDUC 7006

    Comparative Education
  • EDUC 7007

    Cultural Studies in Ed

Teaching Interests

language and literacy, multiculturalism, teaching methods

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Improvisational Theater for Engaging Middle School Classrooms: Entering (the Adolescent) Stage Right. , 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Making Middle Schools Destinations of Choice for Young Adolescents, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Lessons Learned: Aligning Voices from the Inside with Nine Essentials of Professional , 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 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

Research Interests

points at which language, culture, and learning intersect

Department Service

  • Momentum Year Project 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of AS&I Pre-tenure and Promotion Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of AS&I Promotion and Tenure Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • Liaison to part-time faculty 2019 - 2020

  • 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