• Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 57,970
    $37,650 range bar $103,440
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers instruct students in non-English languages and literature courses beyond high school level. This occupation includes teachers of American Sign Language (ASL). They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books and typically do the following:

What do they typically do

  • Plan, evaluate, and revise course content, course materials, and methods of instruction
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others
  • Keep student attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Keep regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to students about how to speak and write a foreign language and about the cultures of native speakers
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers
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