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Educational Foundations

The mission of the Educational Foundations department at UW Oshkosh is to provide a solid core of subject content and learning experiences to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for their professional education careers as caring intellectuals.

The professional activities of the faculty center on the historical, socio-cultural, psychological, legal and philosophical ideals of democracy, equity, social mobility and liberty. Departmental offerings guide students to a solid understanding of the critical role education plays in transforming the social order to create a democratic and just society. Participation in outreach programs supporting continuous teaching improvements is essential to the department's mission.


Chair: Peter Meyerson

Program Assistant:  Catie Schultz


COEHS Professor Receives Fulbright

Loucas Petronicolos, a College of Education and Human Services associate professor, was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and will spend the spring 2012 semester at the University of Tuzla in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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Educational Foundations Professor Joshua Garrison speaks at Research to Reception

Two University of Wisconsin Oshkosh education professors discussed the importance of teaching to students’ strengths and interests at a Research to Reception Speaker Series event Friday, April 30, 2010.

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