Scott Howerton

Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) Department
Walter Howerton

Clinical Associate Professor
Office: 487 SOE Building

Research Interest

Elementary education, Educational psychology, Lesson design, Teacher planning and instruction, Reading comprehension, Students’ conceptual understanding and motivation


  • Ph.D. in Teacher Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.Ed. in Reading Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • B.A. in Elementary Education, Fairmont State College


Walter “Scott” Howerton IV is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education/Higher Education Department.  He teaches a variety of courses including: TED 428 Advanced Teaching Methods, TED 636 Differentiated Instruction and Educational Psychology, and TED 669 Implications of Educational Theory. He also facilitates online teacher preparation courses in ESL and educational psychology. Dr. Howerton co-chairs the Elementary Education Committee and leads a cohort of interns in the Master of Arts in Elementary Education program. His research interests include teacher planning and instruction, reading comprehension, and students’ conceptual understanding and motivation.

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