(Formerly EDRS 610.) Prerequisite: EDTP 600 and 635. A study of the essentials of literacy for middle and high school classrooms, including design principles for guided inquiry, self-directed learning, collaboration, and effective use of media to meet the needs of diverse learners in the 21st century. Discussion covers purposes and types of reading; assessment; cognitive strategies in reading; reading strategy instruction for constructing meaning from text; and intrinsic and extrinsic motivational strategies. Topics include essential competencies for teaching and learning content area reading and the new literacies and for applying and adapting them to diverse learners and learners with exceptionalities. Competencies developed include use of evidence-based instructional strategies, formative and summative assessment, critical thinking, technology as a tool for learning, and literate environments. Focus is on the importance of research, collaboration, and self-assessment for the professional development of teachers.
This is a professional program providing training for students with very high levels of competence in the Japanese and English languages as translators and conference interpreters. It covers four broad, interlinked areas of study: theoretical and practical training in interpreting techniques; theoretical and practical training in translation techniques; training in ancillary skills such as public speaking and job-specific research; and training in professional areas such as ethics and business skills.
This program is also listed on the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) Schools Directory, which features only training programs that meet their training criteria.
Study the past and prepare for the future with the Master of Arts in History degree from Sam Houston State University. The MA in History program presents a truly unique learning experience in higher education, with an innovative curriculum that encourages and enriches the professional career goals of our scholars. Our student base includes aspiring young professionals interested in secondary teaching, professional programs, the military, civil service, public history, and two-year college faculty positions, as well as students who plan to continue their graduate studies in history onward to the .