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WR: Writing, English, and Developmental Education Instructor Qualifications ARCHIVE

ENG/WR/DE: English and Writing Qualifications prior to June 2020
Developmental Education Instructor Qualifications Archive

Instructors in the area of Developmental Education must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in an appropriate educational field (for example, special/ developmental/ adult education, reading, writing, math, or English) AND experience working with underprepared students (DE Math or English)

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate educational field (for example, special/ developmental/ adult education, reading, writing, or English)  AND three years equivalent full-time teaching experience in reading, writing, or English within grade 9 through adult (DE English)

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Math Education, or  an appropriate educational field (for example, special/ developmental/ adult education)  with a math emphasis AND three years equivalent full-time teaching experience in mathematics within grade 6 through adult (DE Math)

Revised: January 2010

DE qualifications prior to 2010:

Instructors in the area of Developmental Education must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in appropriate educational field ( for example, special/ developmental/ adult education, reading, math English) AND recent experience working with disadvantaged students (DE Math and English)

OR

  • Have a high level of demonstrable competency gained through a combination of study, teaching experience, and/ or professional performance in the subject area (DE English)

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math, Math Ed of Ed with a math emphasis AND three years equivalent full-time teaching experience in mathematics within grades 6-16 (DE Math)

Revised Date: 11/05/1997

 

ENG/WR – English and Writing Instructor Qualifications ARCHIVE

 

ENG/WR: English and Writing Qualifications prior to June 2020

English and Writing Instructor

Education: MFA, MA or PhD in English, Literature, or Rhetoric/Composition, OR an MA or PhD in an interdisciplinary field with a minimum of 30 graduate quarter credit -hours in one or a combination of English, Literature, or Rhetoric/Composition.

Experience: Have taught at least four college-level composition classes or have equivalent college classroom experience through a mentoring or internship program.

Revised: January 2016

 

ENG and WR Qualifications prior to January 2016:

Education: MFA, MA, or PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or equivalent interdisciplinary degree (e.g., Comparative Literature, American Studies, Humanities, Linguistics) with a minimum of 30 upper-division and graduate quarter credit hours in Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, or a combination of the two, with a minimum of 9 graduate quarter credit hours in these areas.

Revised: August 2011

 

ENG/WR: English and Writing Qualifications prior to August 2011:

Letter to Human Resources:

  • Education: MFA, MA, or Ph. D. in English, Rhetoric, and Composition, or equivalent interdisciplinary degree (e.g. Comparative Literature, American Studies, Humanities) with a minimum of 29 credit hours in literature and/ or Rhetoric and composition, with a minimum of 9 graduate hours in these areas.
  • Experience: In addition to the required education, the ideal candidate will have experience teaching writing
    and/or literature at the lower division collegiate level.

Revised Date: 10/31/1995

ENG/WR: English and Writing Qualifications prior to October 1995:

Existing:

  • Education: Master’s Degree in one of the following required: English, Rhetoric and Composition, or Fine Arts/ Creative Writing. A minimum of 29 upper division and graduate quarter hours in literature courses required with at least 9 of these hours at the graduate level. Degree must be from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: In addition to the required education, the ideal candidate will have experience teaching writing and/or literature at the lower division collegiate level.

Proposed language:

  • Education: MFA, MA, or Ph. D. in English, Rhetoric, and Composition, or equivalent interdisciplinary degree (e.g. Comparative Literature, American Studies, Humanities) with a minimum of 29 credit hours in literature and/ or Rhetoric and composition, with a minimum of 9 graduate hours in these areas.
  • Experience: No change suggested

Revised Date: 04/13/1995

 

4/22/1993 – Note of objection to current minimum instructor standards.

 

New positions in Composition/ Literature Instructor:

  • MA. in English or M.F. A. in Creative Writing
    Recommendation that an MA. in Composition and Rhetoric with 9 graduate and 20 upper division hours in literature be included in list of qualifying degrees. Approved with the stipulation that such instructors only be permitted to teach the Intro to Literature sequence.

Revised Date: 1/25/1990

11/02/1989 – Note regarding instructor qualifications and a need to reexamine current qualifications

Sub SAC:Creative Writing

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