Program

Students working with test tubes

Program

The Single Subject Credential Program strives to provide opportunities for candidates to address and attain the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate a high level of professional responsibility for and involvement in their own professional development.
  • Explain a personal philosophy of teaching and learning that is grounded in theory and standards of professional practice.
  • Articulate conceptual frameworks relating to culture, power, and equity and how these influence teaching and learning.
  • Discuss legal issues and ethical choices that influence education.
  • Discuss interrelationships among family, community, student learning, and success in school.
  • Discuss and critique various theories and practices of language acquisition and literacy development (e.g. reading, writing, speaking, listening) across content areas.
  • Design standards-based instructional objectives and activities that are developmentally appropriate, sequential and integrated, and actively engage all students.
  • Design, critique, and utilize a variety of formal and informal standards-based assessments that inform teaching and provide feedback on student learning.
  • Demonstrate teaching methodologies that reflect an effective use of standards, objectives, and strategies including technology for working with a diverse student population.
  • Critically reflect upon the relationship between their own teaching and student learning.