Area, Ethnic, & Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

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What they do:
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.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.

Knowledge

Education and Training

  • teaching and course design

Arts and Humanities

  • English language
  • history and archeology

Math and Science

  • sociology and anthropology

Communications

  • multimedia

Skills

Basic Skills

  • reading work related information
  • talking to others

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Social

  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Verbal

  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing

Ideas and Logic

  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

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

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Word processing software

  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology

Computer based training software

  • Learning management system LMS
  • Sakai CLE

Electronic mail software

  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 5 of 5)
doctoral degree or
master's degree
usually needed

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