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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
    • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
    • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as race and ethnic relations, gender studies, and cross-cultural perspectives.
    • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
    • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
    • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
    • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
    • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.
    • Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks.
    • Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
    • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
    • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
    • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
    • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
    • Participate in campus and community events, such as giving public lectures about research.
    • Incorporate experiential or site visit components into courses.
    • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
    • Act as advisers to student organizations.
    • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.

    Skills

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    • Instructing

      Teaching others how to do something.

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    5
    Workplace Documents
    6
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Written Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    Knowledge

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Sociology and Anthropology

      Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 77370/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 240
    • Yearly Projected Openings 20

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    Personality

    Social: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Integrity
    • Dependability
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Achievement/Effort
    • Initiative
    • Attention to Detail

    Tools

    • Televisions
    • Portable data input terminals
    • Multimedia projectors
    • Microphones
    • Compact disk players or recorders

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Information retrieval or search software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Computer based training software

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