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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

CatalogUndergraduateSchool of EducationMSSSLearning Outcomes

Middle Grades, Secondary, and Specialized Subjects Learning Outcomes

Middle Grades, Secondary, and Health/ Physical Education

  1. Teacher candidates will know their content based on the Common Core State Standards, NC Essential Standards, and CAEP.
  2. Teacher candidates will know how to teach based on the Common Core State Standards, NC Essential Standards, and CAEP.
  3. Teacher candidates will implement practices that reflect the cognitive, mental and physical development of K-12 students.
  4. Teacher candidates will know how to utilize technology to enhance instruction, learning, research, assessment, and data management.
  5. Teacher candidates will demonstrate leadership skills through the establishment of a safe, orderly, and positive environment.
  6. Teacher candidates will provide appropriate accommodations and implement teaching strategies for diverse learners.
  7. Teacher candidates will integrate 21st century knowledge and skills in instruction.
  8. Teacher candidates will be able to communicate effectively, analyze data, and be a reflective practitioner.
     

Special Education - Initial

  1. Candidates will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the field as an evolving and changing discipline based on philosophies, evidence-based principles and theories, relevant laws and policies, diverse and historical points of view, and human issues that have historically influenced and continue to influence the field of special education and the education and treatment of individuals with exceptional needs both in school and society.
  2. Candidates will be able to produce evidence of their knowledge and analysis of the similarities and differences in human development and the characteristics between and among individuals with and without exceptional learning needs.
  3. Candidates will be able to exhibit their depth of understanding, research and strategies related to how the experiences of individuals with exceptional learning needs can impact families, as well as the individual's ability to learn, interact socially, and live as fulfilled contributing members of the community.
  4. Candidates will be able to create products of learning that show activity and resourcefulness in seeking to understand how primary language, culture, and familial backgrounds interact with an individual's exceptional condition to impact the individual's academic and social abilities, attitudes, values, interests, and career options.
  5. Candidates will be able to facilitate learning for their students through a repertoire of evidence-and research based instructional strategies and technologies used to individualize instruction for individuals with exceptional learning needs.
  6. Candidates will be able to lead in their profession by creating learning environments for individuals with exceptional learning needs that foster a school cultural of understanding, safety and emotional well being, positive social interactions, and active engagement of all individuals.
  7. Candidates will be able to reflect and use the results of assessments to help identify exceptional learning needs and to develop and implement individualized instructional programs, as well as collaborate with specialist in order to adjust instruction in response to ongoing learning progress.

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