assist faculty or other instructional staff in postsecondary institutions by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate teaching assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.
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A program that prepares individuals to serve as instructors and mentors for adults in basic or functional literacy programs in school, institutional, community, and private settings.
A program that prepares individuals to serve as librarians and media specialists in elementary and secondary schools as well as special instructional centers.
A program that prepares individuals to teach general psychology at the secondary school level.
A program that prepares individuals to teach earth science programs at various educational levels.
A program that prepares individuals to teach environmental education at various educational levels as a K-12 classroom educator. Includes instruction in foundations of environmental education, instructional methods, and related content knowledge.
A program of study that prepares individuals to teach oral expression, literature, and writing to students at various education levels. Includes instruction in interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, language learning, listening instructional techniques, public speaking, reading instructional techniques, writing instructional techniques, and practical teaching experience.
A program that focuses on the principles and practice of teaching English to students who are not proficient in English or who do not speak, read or write English, and that may prepare individuals to function as teachers and administrators in such programs.