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Darci Harland

Academic Coordinator
Darci Harland

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy

Degree Program Ph.D. Education

Dr. Harland has twelve years experience as a public school teacher having taught middle-level science, high school science, and English. Her book The STEM Student Research Handbook encourages high school students to conduct their own research at the highest levels of inquiry. As a university professor, she has taught both undergraduate and graduate levels. She’s taught a variety of courses addressing literacy in the content area, general secondary methods, secondary science methods, lab methods of science teaching, and educational technology. Her Ph.D is in Educational Technology, masters is in Curriculum and Instruction, and undergraduate degree in English/Biology Education. She also was assistant director of research at the Center for Math, Science, and Technology. She is currently full time at Walden University where she develops online courses, teaches doctoral level courses, and mentors PhD and EdD students in capstone writing.

Courses Taught

EDPD 8097 - Designing Instruction for eLearning

EDPD 8011 - Authentic Assessment

EDPD 8012 - Innovative Curriculum


BA, Olivet Nazarine University

MS, Illinois State University

PhD, Walden University

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