Student Learning Outcomes, Charter College of Education, California State University, Los Angeles

BA Urban Learning

The following are the student learning outcomes that have been
established for the Urban Learning program.
Students will successfully engage in work in urban schools and
Students will develop and model critical thinking skills for
themselves and the students they teach.
Students will be able to connect subject matter and pedagogy to
successfully meet the educational Needs of all students.
Students will develop beliefs of holding high expectations of
all urban learners to attain high academic achievement while
building on their diverse languages, cultures and experiences. 
Students will develop curriculum and instructional strategies
that integrate the urban learners’ strengths, including their
languages, cultures, and communities.


MA Education

[1] Students demonstrate mastery of the body of knowledge in the
degree field, including the related  cultural, technological,
ethical and professional competencies. 
[2] Students demonstrate skills of critical thinking and
[3] Students demonstrate both oral and written communication
skills, including the academic and  technical writing skills
appropriate to the degree field.
[4] Students demonstrate knowledge and skills related to the
organization, implementation, interpretation  and analysis of
research appropriate to the degree field.
[5] Students demonstrate knowledge and skills of leadership,
advocacy and agency as these apply to the  degree field.
[6] Students demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions of
critical inquiry and reflective practice.
[7] Students demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions
associated with effective collaboration with  peers, colleagues
and communities.
[8] Students demonstrate research-based knowledge, skills and
dispositions associated with equity and  diversity as these
apply to effective practice in the content field. 


MA Education TESOL

Upon completion of the TESOL MA program, students will:  
1) Appreciate the rich varieties of uses and contexts of the
English language while acknowledging the importance of the
native languages and cultures on language learning;
2) Apply appropriate learning theories to second language
3) Teach English skillfully, using a variety of principled
teaching methods;
4) Demonstrate understanding of the oral and written discourses
of English;
5) Understand and apply research findings from the TESOL/Applied
Linguistics literature;
6) Develop, apply, and evaluate assessment techniques for
different purposes and audiences;
7) Value participation in professional associations and serve as
advocates for second/foreign language students; and
8) Apply and understand the relevance of a variety of
computer-mediated tools for different purposes and audiences.