Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Professional Writing Certificate


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Mission

Prepares students to compose and edit documents in multiple media at a professional level, skills which are necessary for success in a range of careers in the modern workplace. Familiarizes students with the theories and practices of professional writing, it also requires students to use writing to engage with real-world challenges in the WOU community and beyond.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who have advanced language proficiency necessary to deliver instruction bilingually, in English and a modern language of emphasis.
  2. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who understand how first and second languages are acquired and developed, and apply research-based teaching and assessment practices that address the needs of emerging bilingual students in a variety of school settings.
  3. Prepare teachers and other education professionals who foster a climate that is inclusive of all diversity, understand the influence of culture on students’ learning process and academic achievement, are knowledgeable about policies related to the education of emerging bilingual students, and collaborate with colleagues, administrators and families to meet learners’ needs.

Total Credits: 16


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