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Teaching College-Level English

General

Program Title

Teaching College-Level English

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Provides certification for in-service teachers who need 18 credits in order to teach college-level courses in the high schools according to accreditation requirements.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Program Requirements
3 credits: Choose at least one from ENGL 606 (recommended) or ENGL 602 or ENGL 605

Electives
15 credits from 500- and 600-level courses in English Studies, Rhetoric and Writing, Literature, Pedagogy, or Creative Writing

Notes
Up to 6 graduate credits may transfer into this
program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Understand and apply educational principles relevant to the physical, social, emotional, moral, and cognitive development of preadolescents and adolescents

Outcome

The ability to identify instructional practices, approaches, and methods and match materials, print and digital, to the cognitive levels of all readers, guided by an evidence-based rationale, which support the developmental, cultural, and linguistic differences of readers;

Outcome

The ability to use a wide range of instructional practices, approaches, methods, and curriculum materials to support reading instruction including:

Outcome

Think critically, draw inferences or conclusions from facts, analyze author's purpose and point of view, evaluate author's argument and evidence, and synthesize information from more than one text;

Outcome

Philosophy and theories of communication arts and literature instruction;

Outcome

Technological resources including software, databases, and networks that can be used to gather, synthesize, create, and communicate knowledge;

Outcome

Language for independent learning and enjoyment;

Outcome

Know how to involve representatives of business, industry, and community organizations as active partners in creating educational opportunities;

Outcome

Relationships among the elements of the communication process across various types of print and nonprint media;

Outcome

Knowledge, skills, and ability to teach literature including: ?3.B.8.a : - a repertoire of literary texts, including fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works, and works written for preadolescents and adolescents by a diversity of authors;

Outcome

Strategies for selecting and using texts and materials which recognize and accept a broad range of common and diverse perspectives;

Outcome

The social, intellectual, and political importance and impact of communication

Degree Maps

Major Code

8233

Program Code

348452019