Learning Outcomes: Teaching of German, BA

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Arts Major in the Teaching of German


  1. Teacher Candidates* will be able to demonstrate her/his understanding of SLA theories and methodologies through the instructional activities and materials that she/he designs to support all students’ learning and skill building in the three modes of communication.
  2. Using Bloom’s taxonomy and knowledge of current events and popular culture in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, Teacher Candidates will be able to foster evaluation skills in German second language learners through reading newspapers, magazines, or blog posts discussing politics, movies, television, and sports.
  3. Using their knowledge of German linguistics and the sounds of German, Teacher Candidates will be able to model accurate and authentic pronunciation for their learners during instruction.
  4. Teacher Candidates will be able to demonstrate her/his understanding of and skills in designing multiple methods of assessment that monitor learner progress in the three modes of communication, promote learner efficacy, and guide decision-making of the learner and teacher.

*BAT students = Teacher Candidates