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.