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Learning & Education Studies

Prepare to lead in the knowledge economy.

We offer four areas of concentration:

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Applied Learning Science

  • data analysis and assessment
  • program evaluation
  • teaching and learning environment design
  • research project coordination

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Digital Environments For Learning, Teaching & Agency

  • ed tech development/online learning design
  • educational publishing
  • museum exhibit design
  • game design/web development

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Educational Equality & Cultural Understanding

  • corporate diversity officer
  • recruitment manager
  • EEO compliance manager
  • college admissions counselor

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Workplace Training & Development

  • training specialist
  • HRD specialist
  • instructional designer
  • program evaluator
  • career coach

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A Passion for Adult Learning

Shelby is pursuing one of the College of Education's non-licensure bachelor's degrees, in Learning and Education Studies. She has a passion for helping adults learn and train in professional settings.

"I chose my major because I knew I wanted to go into the HR field, but I was struggling to find a people-focused fit in other colleges. What made me choose Education, and ultimately Illinois, was the deep dive into Human Resource Development that is not typically available to undergrads. This unicorn of a major has propelled my career trajectory in ways that I could not have foreseen when I chose the major in high school."

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