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English Education

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Learner Outcomes
English Education Program Goals
English Education Program Assessment Plan


Student Learner Outcomes

Students will be able to

1. Explain the structure and history of the English language and the phonological and morphological aspects of the language as a foundation for effective teaching.

2. Define and apply the role of syntax, lexical categories, verb tenses and verb forms of the English language.

3. Demonstrate competence in student teaching based on written observations and conferences with cooperating teacher and Lincoln faculty

4. Recognize linguistic variation in language communities and be able to help students adapt to the standard language of the classroom.

5. Access supporting materials from professional publications and sources for pedagogical use.

6. Utilize appropriate educational technologies in their teaching.

In addition to the above English Education learner outcomes, students will also be governed by the learner outcomes for the English Liberal Arts program:

Students will be able to

1. Explain the historical development of Anglophone literature; in particular, the major phases of English, American, and African American literatures

2. Compare and contrast significant esthetic and ethical aspects of major works of literature produced by Anglophone writers: English, American, African American, African, and others.

4. Complete college level- writing assignments in the discipline, making effective use of standard academic English

a. Locate appropriate secondary sources on literary topics (using library and web-based resources), comprehend and evaluate their content, and properly integrate relevant passages into the students’ own analyses

b. Understand and apply a range of terms and concepts of literary analysis and methodology, and demonstrate an awareness of the principal trends in contemporary literary theory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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