How do teachers and learners disseminate, acquire, and negotiate knowledge, skills, and beliefs?
What are the institutional and other settings in which teaching and learning occur?
What sorts of linguistic, numeric, and cultural skills do people possess, acquire, and employ?
What characterize the larger societal settings in which schooling and education occur?
What are the diverse instruments and strategies that can facilitate teaching and learning?
What cognitive, creative, and emotional dispositions do people use to negotiate and resolve problems?
How can we measure and understand learners’ and teachers’ knowledge, skills, and dispositions?
How do educators purposefully and continually grow to enhance their practice and improve student learning?
What sorts of methods and methodologies pertain to the act and profession of teaching?
How do international and comparative perspectives highlight the interdependence of people across borders?
What characterizes people’s awareness and understanding of information and processes?
What conceptions of self emerge from early childhood through adulthood?
What sorts of traditions, value-systems, beliefs, languages, and practices inform and give meaning to education?