Dan Krutka, Ph.D.
Department of Teacher Education
Program Area: Curriculum and Instruction
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum (ILAC) with emphasis in Social Studies Education
M.Ed., University of Oklahoma; Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum (ILAC) with emphasis in Social Studies Education
B.S., University of Oklahoma; Social Studies Education, Magna Cum Laude
Dr. Krutka joined TWU as an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction in the fall of 2013 after 2 years as the Middle Level/Secondary Social Studied Education chair at Wichita State University. Prior to working at the university level, Dan taught seven different social studies courses, including three of the advanced placement variety, over six years primarily at Westmoore High School in Oklahoma City. He also worked with student clubs including Student Anti-Genocide Coalition, Environmental Club, Asian-American Society, and Multicultural Club. Dr. Krutka’s research focuses on how participatory media, particularly via social media, can cultivate democratic and meaningful educational experiences. Dan was a lead organizer for the inaugural #edcampKS unconference in August of 2013 and is also a national leader of #sschat. In addition to his TWU e-mail, Dan he can be contacted via Twitter (@dankrutka) and Google+ (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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