Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Social Studies Teacher Education field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Social Studies Teacher Education majors need many skills, but most especially Learning Strategies. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Social Studies Teacher Education majors need more than the average amount of Learning Strategies, Instructing, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Monitoring, Negotiation, Time Management, Speaking, Coordination, Writing, Persuasion, Active Listening, Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Management of Personnel Resources, Judgment and Decision Making, Systems Evaluation, Systems Analysis, Mathematics, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Management of Material Resources, Technology Design, Quality Control Analysis, Science, Management of Financial Resources, Operation Monitoring, Programming, Operations Analysis, Equipment Selection, Troubleshooting, Operation and Control, Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Social Studies Teacher Education majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Learning Strategies is very distinctive for majors, but the Learning Strategies, Speaking, Instructing, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Monitoring, Social Perceptiveness, Writing, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Time Management, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making, Complex Problem Solving, Service Orientation, Persuasion, Systems Analysis, Systems Evaluation, Negotiation, Mathematics, Management of Personnel Resources, Management of Material Resources, Science, Quality Control Analysis, Technology Design, Operation Monitoring, Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, Programming, Equipment Selection, Operation and Control, Troubleshooting, Installation, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing are the three most important skills for people in the field.