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Getting a PhD is a chance to make a significant achievement while exploring and learning new topics and conducting research. Earning a doctorate satisfies personal needs for knowledge as well as opens career advancement opportunities. A PhD is the highest academic degree awarded by universities.

What is a PhD in Teaching? This degree is offered for those with a passion for education and making an impact upon others by helping them learn. Students in the program are trained in research and educational psychology and how to apply them in various learning environments. They may also study education foundations, cognitive and social development, instructional design, learning and motivational theory, classroom management, curriculum delivery, and assessment. Other possible coursework includes social justice, inclusion, diversity, contemporary art and science research methods, and lifelong learning.

Students who study in a PhD program may become skilled in research methods and gain hands-on experience in teaching. They may also develop strong oral and written communication skills relevant to any job.

The cost of a PhD in Teaching differs, depending on the schools and their locations. The duration of the course may run from three to five years. Potential students should investigate their desired institutions ahead of time.

People who earn a PhD in Teaching most often have careers as educators, counselors, researchers, human resource developers, or linguistics experts. They also find themselves as educational policy advisors, advocates, technologists, or writers of course curriculum and instructional materials. Degree holders also have many leadership opportunities in educational institutions, from superintendent of a school district to college or university administrator.

PhD programs in teaching are available at institutions worldwide. Online courses are an option to students anywhere with internet access, and offer schedule flexibility and convenience. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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19 Results in Teaching

University of Tehran, Kish International Campus

Ph.D. program in TEFL is designed for those students who are willing to advance their Pedagogical Knowledge in English Language Teaching, research methodologies, intercul ... [+]

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Ph.D. program in TEFL is designed for those students who are willing to advance their Pedagogical Knowledge in English Language Teaching, research methodologies, intercultural communication and educational foundations. The Ph.D. program offers professional development to students and prepares them to be a researcher and leader in Teaching English. The Ph.D. students gain experience and understanding in areas such as; second language acquisition, second language reading and writing, language socialization, language and identity, second language assessment, discourse analysis, critical applied linguistics, and research methods.

The program offers a unique supervised teaching practicum in an intensive English program. This experience equips graduates to analyze language, meet the English language learning needs of the learners, and enter the field as a professional.... [-]

Iran Tehran
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Cardinal Stritch University

The Doctorate in Language and Literacy (Ph.D.) program prepares you to act as a literacy leader who understands theoretical and instructional models of literacy, recogniz ... [+]

The Doctorate in Language and Literacy (Ph.D.) program prepares you to act as a literacy leader who understands theoretical and instructional models of literacy, recognizes new literacy trends in our digital age, services literacy acquisition, development and instruction, and fosters systemic change in your organization and community.

The Doctorate in Language and Literacy program is designed for educators, professionals and researchers with a background and/or interest in literacy, curriculum, and instruction, speech, and language or a related field. Faculty members integrate their collective expertise in Reading, Curriculum and Instruction, Writing, Special Education, and Speech and Language Pathology in the design and delivery of our innovative program.... [-]

USA Milwaukee
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Part-time
6 semesters
Campus
Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI)

New Frontiers Ph.D. projects aim to expand collective intelligence and contribute to the solutions to global challenges through original research investigations. These p ... [+]

New Frontiers Ph.D. projects aim to expand collective intelligence and contribute to the solutions to global challenges through original research investigations. These projects often sit at the interface of art & design, digital technology, education, and science, however, this is not strictly mandatory. For example, past projects have involved learning with games, teaching through research, communication technologies, participatory science, art/design as a means to communicate science, etc.

New Frontiers Ph.D. projects aim to contribute to the solutions to global challenges through novel research investigations. They contribute to mobilizing the collective intelligence towards solutions to societal goals, such as those set forth by the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The original contribution of the work addresses questions that are relevant in a research context. The Ph.D. supervisor, Thesis Advisory Committee, dissertation reviewers, and defense jury provide the guidance and details on acceptable content and format of the dissertation.... [-]

France Paris
September 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Five Towns College

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional ... [+]

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $40,690 Books and supplies: $2,600 On-campus room & board: $25,530

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

International Scholarships

International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are remunerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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USA New York
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia offers Doctoral Programme in Exercise Science and Physical Education leading to a PhD. The program is designed to provide scientific knowledge a ... [+]

Duration of study (years): 3 years Title of studies: Doctoral Degree in Exercise and Physical Education Level of Title: Doctoral Degree (3rd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Method of Study: Full-time / Part-time Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 180 Program Description

The University of Nicosia offers Doctoral Programme in Exercise Science and Physical Education leading to a PhD.

The program is designed to provide scientific knowledge at the highest level and prepare students for careers in the field of higher learning, scientific research and in scientific field of exercise and physical education.

The aim of the doctoral program is to prepare experienced scientists with a view to conduct cutting-edge research, to propose innovative research and practical workable solutions and achieve leadership positions in the exercise area and physical education and the wider sports industry.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
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Greek
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 years
Campus
University of Nicosia

Aims and Objectives: to enhance students’ ability to create, conceptualize, design and implement a substantial research project that generates new knowledge and contribut ... [+]

Duration (years): 3 years Qualification Awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctorate Degree) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Full time and Part time study Minimum ECTS Credits: 180 Profile of the Programme

Aims and Objectives

to enhance students’ ability to create, conceptualize, design and implement a substantial research project that generates new knowledge and contributes to theory and practice within the field of TESOL; to further students’ understanding and knowledge of English language teaching. to enhance students’ theoretical knowledge base in TESOL, second language acquisition, and applied linguistics research. Career Prospects ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Charles University Faculty of Science

The doctoral study provides integrated education, allowing its absolvents to perform conceptual and research activity in the chemical education field because of their hig ... [+]

The program is carried out without any specialization.

The doctoral study provides integrated education, allowing its absolvents to perform conceptual and research activity in the chemical education field because of their high erudition. The absolvents of the doctoral study will be ready for independent scientific, pedagogical, and coordination work in this field. The absolvents, will be able to use their skills at didactic places of work at universities and colleges which prepare Chemistry teachers, in the research institutes of Czech Ministry of Education which concern themselves with the chemical education problematics, in workplaces of institutions and organizations focused on postgraduate teacher education, in national and international institutions and organizations focused on state-wide or international research in chemical or science education (Division of Chemical Education EuCheMS, European Science Education Research Association, International Organization of Science and Technology Education, International Council of Associations for Science Education etc.).... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

The study program is focused on the problematic of didactics of physics and general problems of physics. It stems from scientific disciplines such as physics, didactics o ... [+]

The study program is focused on the problematic of didactics of physics and general problems of physics. It stems from scientific disciplines such as physics, didactics of physics, pedagogy, and psychology. The main goal is to provide students with a complex overview of the didactics of physics, teach them independent scientific practice in this field and allow for a deeper understanding of some parts of physics. This program naturally follows the master’s program Physics Education for Secondary Schools which, out of the whole Charles University, can be studied solely at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. It is therefore natural that this faculty also has a doctorate program focused on didactics of physics and general problems of physics. This study program is unique by being the only one at our university to offer doctorate-level studies in the field of didactics of physics.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Education

The graduate of the Ph.D. studies in mathematics education is prepared to deal with both theoretical and application problems in the mathematical education of children an ... [+]

Characteristics of the Studies

Candidates for doctoral studies in Didactics of Mathematics are expected to:

show interest in mathematics education in general (for example, by taking part in scientific conferences and conferences for teachers), have an overview of the most important scientific journals and books related to mathematics education, have an idea of the area of mathematics education they are willing to focus on in their studies and be able to specify it in a written project of up to 10 pages (including tentative research questions, methodology, and theoretical background and a list of references).

Program without specialization

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Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Education

The goal of the doctoral study program Didactics of Chemistry is to prepare specialists to improve the quality of chemical education in the Czech Republic in accordance w ... [+]

Characteristics of the Studies

The goal of the doctoral study program Didactics of Chemistry is to prepare specialists to improve the quality of chemical education in the Czech Republic in accordance with current social needs and in accordance with the educational programs of advanced European countries based on scientific research results. The doctoral program is focused on the preparation of specialists in the field of chemical education theory in accordance with current knowledge of chemistry, pedagogy, psychology, sociology, informatics and other disciplines. It is a program without specialization.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Oral discussion on the written work and together with the application submitted to the research project. In the admission exam, the applicant must prove relevant knowledge in chemistry didactics, chemistry, and pedagogical-psychological disciplines, information, and language literacy (verifying knowledge of English or another world language) and prerequisites for research work (verifying deeper knowledge of the topic, which the candidate wants to study in doctoral studies).... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Education

The program of Visual Art Education as an integral part of the educational field of Art and Culture has great interdisciplinary potential. Graduates represent specialists ... [+]

Characteristics of the Studies

The contemporary field of Visual Art Education is embedded in the inquiry into social and cultural conditions of visualization (showing, imagining, and creating) understood as a specific feature of human ontogenesis, culture, and general education. The study contributes to a deep understanding of creative thinking, learning, and teaching in the area of visual culture and new collaborative and educative functions of contemporary art.

The program of Visual Art Education as an integral part of the educational field of Art and Culture has great interdisciplinary potential. Graduates represent specialists not only in the area of visual and fine arts but also in research teams of pedagogy, special pedagogy, developmental psychology, media, and cultural studies, comparative cultural and pedagogical studies, visual semiotics, cognitive science, aesthetics, visual theory, and others.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Education

The specialization of Music Theory and Education is based on the selection and synthesis of the musicological and musical educational disciplines, allowing a balanced pre ... [+]

Characteristics of the Studies

The specialization of Music Theory and Education is based on the selection and synthesis of the musicological and musical educational disciplines, allowing a balanced preparation of highly qualified experts in terms of research and teaching. In accordance with a broad spectrum of musical pedagogy, the specialization follows the scope of the study corresponding to the target: preparation of specialists in the area of research of general music education, vocational training and other activities requiring such a specialization.

Description of verification and evaluation criteria

Entrance Examination

Applicants hand in a written research project proposal (including bibliography) up to 10 pages on the candidate´s selected vocational topic. The research project must be sent together with the application to the Department of Science, Faculty of Education, Charles University. It is expected that the research project has its own ideas and proves to have skills for scientific work. The project should include the characteristics of the research problem, the basic idea of the goals and structure of the issue and the methods in theoretical research and professional literature.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

The study program is realized within the framework of the kinanthropology field of science. Kinanthropology is a multidisciplinary field of science that deals with the co ... [+]

The study program is realized within the framework of the kinanthropology field of science. Kinanthropology is a multidisciplinary field of science that deals with the complex effects of intentional and spontaneous physical activity on human personality development in the bio-psycho-social context and in conditions of physical education and sports, physiotherapy, health physical education including their effective management.

The aim of doctoral studies in kinanthropology is the scientific preparation of experts to ensure their ability in regards both to independent research, scientific and pedagogical activities and to practical applications of acquired knowledge and skills in accordance with the needs of the practice. It is an interdisciplinary study program that requires the variability of approach to task solving reflecting the entire thematic spread of this scientific discipline. A system approach is accentuated during the course of study with an emphasis on the specificity of kinanthropology, both in terms of methodology and content. Doctoral studies in the kinanthropology program are highly individualized, based on the type of the dissertation thesis project and also on the field of undergraduate studies. The preparation program is selected to develop the student’s theoretical and methodological readiness in relation to his/her dissertation specialization with the aim of systematic scientific activity in the chosen research problem.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
University of Stirling

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, ... [+]

Overview

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, or a related field as well as to language teaching practitioners who have a keen interest in research.

This course will develop your research skills and set you on the path to becoming an autonomous researcher. The PhD is a significant qualification which will mark you out as an expert researcher in the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages. You’ll achieve new skills in understanding complex matters, sharpen your problem-solving abilities, increase your confidence as a researcher and expand your knowledge of the field while also enjoying the PhD experience.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
36 - 96 months
Campus
Florida Christian University

The doctorate in education recipients are armed with the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful changes in today’s schools and classrooms. The program will introduce st ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Education – 60 credits

The doctorate in education recipients are armed with the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful changes in today’s schools and classrooms. The program will introduce students to the most popular theories and philosophies guiding today’s education system while examining ways to solve current problems using established best-practice strategies and resources.

Curriculum CH7037 Assessment for Excellence CH8042 Emotional Intelligence ED7101 Philosophy of Education ED7307 Global Education, Connections, Concepts, and Careers ED7511 Teaching and Learning Processes ED7513 Educational and Pedagogical Management ED7518 Distance Learning Strategies ED7603 Christian Ethics and Ontological Foundations of Education ED7803 Administration of Varied Christian Education ED8004 Curriculum for Christian Education IN7601 Scientific Investigation: Theory IN7602 Scientific Investigation: Project IN8603 Thesis: Research IN8604 Thesis: Writing IN8605 Thesis: Defense Electives (3) – 9 credits Objectives ... [-]
USA Orlando
Open Enrollment
Portuguese (Brazil)
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus