Southwestern Adventist University

Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF

Students' Learning Outcomes for Education Preparation Program

1)     Students demonstrate an understanding of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs, as they seek the integration of faith and  learning in the classroom.

2)     Students acquire critical content and concepts of the curriculum in their field of study, and practice their craft in and outside the classroom. 

3)     Students use a variety of pedagogical approaches for instruction to assist all students in the mastery of the concepts in their field of study with the goal of creating life-long learners.

4)     Students demonstrate skillful teaching dispositions based on current research, including the pedagogical knowledge necessary in the teaching and learning process, in their area of specialization.

5)     Students work with others to create a positive climate that supports individual and collaborative learning that encourages positive social interaction, and active engagement in learning.

6)     Students understand and use multiple forms of assessment to engage learners to take responsibility for their own learning, and to guide the teachers and learners in the decision making process.

7)     Students recognize and demonstrate respect for diversity by employing effective strategies in a multicultural setting.

8)     Students show a commitment to professional development, making connections between theory and practice in order to become reflective practitioners.

9)     Students demonstrate a commitment to service as they participate in outreach activities organized by department.


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