Learning Outcomes - Education Department (undergraduate)
- Demonstrates thorough content knowledge.
- Plans effective instruction.
- Implements instructional practices that support the achievement of all learners.
- Uses assessment to guide classroom instruction and evaluate learning.
- Demonstrates proficiency in oral & written language skills, interpersonal skills, nonverbal, & media communication techniques to promote productive inquiry and collaboration.
- Demonstrates global awareness and sensitivity towards issues affecting schools, communities, nations and the world.
- Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth and teaching excellence.
- Demonstrates the ethics and values associated with the teaching profession.
- Establishes a safe, nurturing, accessible, and just learning community.
- Advocates for learners in school and community.
Learning Outcomes - Graduate Studies in Education
KNOWLEDGE –Respond with understanding to the depth & complexity of human experience; develop a sense of vocation
- Explain current developments in their teaching fields.
- Articulate ways schools and teachers have responded to the challenges and opportunities of diverse social environments.
- Frame curriculum in developmentally appropriate ways.
- Describe models of school change in reference to the need for teacher leadership
- Describe educational missions in personal and institutional terms.
SKILLS –Recognize, define, and solve problems
- Respond flexibly and coherently to classroom problems
- Assess the effectiveness of instruction and interpret student response and work.
- Access and apply best practice techniques in the classroom.
- Form collaborative networks for problem solving in and beyond the classroom.
- Develop and carry out research projects, which directly affect student learning.
DISPOSITIONS –Take moral responsibility; assume leadership
- Respond positively to the opportunities, challenges, and issues of diverse environments.
- Value opportunities to supplement personal knowledge through new and imaginative research.
- Form, articulate, and defend personal and collective senses of mission.
- Form supportive learning communities in their buildings and classrooms.