English Secondary Education Learning Objectives
All CMU baccalaureate graduates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, communication fluency, quantitative fluency, and specialized knowledge/applied learning. In addition to these campus-wide student learning outcomes, graduates of this major will be able to:
- Express themselves effectively in a variety of forms.
- State and support, sometimes using research, interpretive claims about a variety of texts.
- Identify the salient features of literary texts from a broad range of English and American literary periods.
- Employ knowledge of literary traditions to produce imaginative writing.
- Use research to assist in problem-solving.
- Instruct K-12 students based on self-written learning plans to address individual learning and developmental patterns in English. (Specialized Knowledge)
- Design a safe and supportive learning environment for elementary and secondary education students. (Applied Learning)
- Apply English content knowledge while working with learners to access information in real world settings assuring learner mastery of the content. (Specialized Knowledge)
- Integrate assessment, planning, and instructional strategies in coordinated and engaging ways through multiple means of communication. (Critical Thinking/ Communication Fluency)
- Engage in meaningful and intensive professional learning and self-renewal by regularly examining practice through ongoing study, self reflection, and collaboration.(Applied Learning)