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Daphne Wiles

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: 414-C Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-5115
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Educational Background

Ph.D. Educational Psychology (Engineering Education, Gifted Education)
Purdue 2012

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
North Carolina State University 2006

M.S.H.R.M. Human Resources Management
Troy State University 2001

B.S. Elementary Education
Florida State University 1998


Dr. Wiles is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning. She primarily teaches graduate courses for practicing teachers in the M.Ed. program, with an emphasis on the STEAM specialization and research courses.

Courses Taught

ED 8650: Curriculum Theory
ED 8600: Classroom-Based Research
ED 8990: Capstone Project
ED 8700: STEAM Instructional Design
ED 8710: STEAM Transdisciplinary Teaching
ED 8720: STEAM Enacted and Evaluated
EDEL 4510: Elementary Science Methods

Research Interests

Perfectionism and motivation in gifted, talented, and creative students
STEAM teaching, learning, and identity