Assistant Professor of Secondary Education
School of Education
Department: Education Teaching and Learning
Areas of Expertise: Charter Schools, Educational Policy, Gifted Education , Language Arts, Legal and Ethical Issues, Literacy, Online education, Reform, Secondary Education, Summer Slide, Sustainability, Teacher Tenure, Teaching Methods, Technology in the classroom
Research Areas: Broad understanding of teacher education, teaching, and learning. Research interests include curriculum theory, sustainability education, educational policy, and teacher education.
Courses: Foundations of Education, Methods of Teaching for Secondary Education
Todd Hodgkinson joined the Drake faculty in 2011. He has experience working at the secondary and post-secondary levels, teaching language arts, English, and coordinating programs for talented and gifted students. Todd’s understanding of education, teaching, and learning are far-reaching and span a number of topics, including legal and ethical issues in education and sustainability.