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Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary Go Back to List
Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
 Tools & Technology
 Tools used in this occupation:
 
  • Special purpose telephones
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  • High capacity removable media drives
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  • Notebook computers
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  • Desktop computers
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  • Tablet computers
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  • Computer aided design CAD software
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  • Computer based training software
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  • Graphics or photo imaging software
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  • Electronic mail software
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  • Information retrieval or search software
  •  Tasks
     
  • Evaluate and grade students' work, including work performed in design studios.
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  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as architectural design methods, aesthetics and design, and structures and materials.
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  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
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  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
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  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
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  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
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  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
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  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
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  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
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  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
  •  Skills
     
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
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  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
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  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
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  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
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  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
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  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
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  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  •  Knowledge
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
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  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
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  • 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.
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  • Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
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  • Fine Arts - Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
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  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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  • History and Archeology - Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
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  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
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  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
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