World Languages Instructor Qualifications ARCHIVE

 

Instructor Qualification prior to March 2009:

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Native or near native ability
  • Master of Arts in a related degree (see below)
  • One year teaching related subject
  • 3 credit college course on Second Language Teaching Methods/Methodology (or required completion of such a course during first term of employment at PCC)

Preferred Candidates will hold one of the following degrees and will have a minimum of one year teaching the target language:

  • MA in target language
  • MA in target literature
  • MA in Comparative Literature (including Lit. in the target language)
  • TESOL
  • M.A. in Teaching

Other accepted degrees are:

  • MA in Linguistics
  • MA in Education
  • MA in Speech
  • MA in Communication

Any exceptions to the above need to be approved by the Office Academic Services and the SAC.

Must comply with PCC department policy

Note: Position can be filled with SAC approval.

Revised Date: 12/05/2002


Instructor Requirements:

SACC agreed that it would be clearer and easier if qualifications focused on coursework, experience and linguistic ability where non target language degrees are a concern. Draft document amended (No copy found)

Revised Date: 9/21/2000


Instructor Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Native or near-native ability as judged by an educated native speaker (college degree). Master of Arts in the target language or a related degree. One three-credit college level course on Second Language Teaching Methods/Methodology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA in target language
  • MA in target literature
  • MA in Comparative Literature, including literature or related subject at the college level ( may include graduate school practicum)
  • Related degrees and requirements:

  • MA in Linguistics
  • MA in Teaching
  • MA in Education

The above degrees must show in the transcripts a minimum of 30 graduate credit hours (quarter system) of course work in the target language and/or courses in the teaching of the target language.

Revised Date: 6/27/2000


Instructor qualifications for campuses outside the Portland area

  • Discussion of deleting Speech/ Communications as acceptable alternative to MA in target language, and requiring nine credits of teaching methods (rather than three), experience in proficiency-based instruction, and native or near-native fluency as rated by an educated native speaker. Dale Edmonds to draft proposal.

Revised Date: 6/08/2000


Modern Languages Instructor

Minimum Qualifications

  • Native or near native ability
  • Master of Arts in target language or a related degree ( as specified below)
  • One year teaching the target language or related subject
  • 3 credit college course on Second Language Teaching Methods/Methodology

Preferred Candidates will hold of the following degrees and will have a minimum of one year teaching the target languages:

  • MA in the target language
  • MA in the target literature
  • MA in Comparative Literature ( including Lit. in the Target language)
  • MA in TESOL
  • MA in Teaching

Other accepted degrees are:

  • MA in Linguistics
  • MA in Education
  • MA in Speech
  • MA in Communication

Any exceptions to the above need to be approved by the Office of Academic Services and the SAC

Revised Date: 04/2000