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Classics, BA - Latin Secondary Education Emphasis

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome G Latin Secondary Education Emphasis: Comprehension and Production

Students in the Latin Secondary Education Emphasis understand, analyze, and produce classical Latin using appropriate tools.
Objective 13 Students read passages of classical Latin and perform tasks that measure facility in the analysis of structure and syntax, and of meaning.
Objective 14 Students demonstrate effective use of in-print and online tools in their understanding and analysis of classical Latin.
Objective 15 Students actively produce, either orally or in writing, materials in classical Latin.

Outcome H Latin Secondary Education Emphasis: Primary and Secondary Sources

Students in the Latin Secondary Education Emphasis demonstrate critical engagement with primary sources in classical Latin and with appropriate and relevant secondary sources.
Objective 16 Students integrate evidence from primary sources in classical Latin into an investigation of a research topic.
Objective 17 Students integrate evidence from accurate and relevant secondary sources into a logical and linear argument about a research topic concerning classical Latin.

Outcome I Latin Secondary Education Emphasis: Curriculum Standards

Students in the Latin Secondary Education Emphasis demonstrate familiarity with national and state curriculum standards.
Objective 18 Students discuss national (ACTFL) and state (MDE Latin FD) standards for the teaching and learning of Latin.
Objective 19 Students analyze how well a designed curriculum unit meets or surpasses state and national standards.

Outcome J Latin Secondary Education Emphasis: Products of Roman antiquity

Students in the Latin Secondary Education Emphasis demonstrate comprehension of the products of Roman antiquity in at least 2 of the following areas of study: literature, cultural studies, material culture, and philosophy.
Objective 20 In CLA 395, students identify research questions that engage products of Roman antiquity in discipline-appropriate ways, and identify types of sources (both primary and secondary) that effectively address these questions.
Objective 21 In CLA 495, students complete projects that effectively employ both primary and secondary sources in the investigation of Roman antiquity.