Carol L. Klages

Carol Klages

Carol L. Klages
Professor of Education
Phone: (361) 570-4284

Teaching Areas:Educational studies

Research Interest: Virtual learning


M.S. in elementary reading and literacy, Walden University, 2007
Ph.D. in curriculum studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1999
M.Ed. in English, University of Houston-Victoria, 1991
B.A. in political science, Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, Texas, 1989

Current Scholarly Projects

“Harold Berlak and the Metropolitan St. Louis Social Studies Project: Cultivating Social Studies at the Local Level,” The New Social Studies: People, Projects and Perspectives. 2010


“Teacher Development:  Written Reflective Discourse to Process Research-Based Texts,” Organization of Teacher Educators in Reading. California. May 2009

“Reading With or Reading In Social Studies Classrooms: How In-Service Teachers Utilize Reading Strategies in their Instructional Decision-Making,” AATC Conference. Arlington, Va.  October 2009

“Written Discourse as a Vehicle to Promote Reflective Thinking Strategies: Building a Framework to Improve Learning and Assessment for Teacher Candidates,” Association of Teacher Educators. Dallas, Texas. February 2009