Program Goals | Department of English

Program Goals

  • To demonstrate broad, in-depth, current knowledge of discipline content, pedagogical practices, and professional development
  • To recognize the value of all students, respond to socio-economic and cultural influences, and implement effective instruction that positively fosters learning by all students
  • To distinguish reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing skills necessary for effective teaching
  • To develop the ability to analyze student learning, link professional growth to professional goals, and function effectively in a complex, dynamic environment