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Intro to Education New

61-522-2 Certificate (C) Part Time 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Evening Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you're interested in starting a career in education, this pathway certificate is your first step. Completers of this certificate will be introduced to educating children, supporting the classroom teacher and supporting students with disabilities. All courses transfer to the Foundations of Teacher Education associate degree program.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (9 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices
    10-522-103
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522103
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students analyze preK-12 education in the United States, determine roles and responsibilities of school personnel, and explore current trends and best practices. Students identify how students learn and the foundations of lesson planning. Students analyze assessment strategies, classroom management, and techniques for supporting learners.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • E CHILD 10522104 - EDU: Technology in Ed

    • E CHILD 10522150 - EDU: Intro to FCS Education

  • EDU: Technology in Education
    10-522-104
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522104
    • Credits: 3.00

    The focus of this course is for students to teach and learn with information and technology rather than about information and technology. The Wisconsin Department of Public Education (DPI) states that “Information and Technology Literacy is the ability of a teacher, working independently or with others, to use tools, resources, processes, and systems responsibly to access and evaluate information in any medium, and to use that information to solve problems, communicate clearly, make informed decisions, and construct new knowledge, products, or systems.”  Students will analyze all aspect of information and technology literacy as well as begin their digital professional teaching portfolio.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • E CHILD 10522102 - EDU: Techniques in Reading

    • Student is in progress in Intro to Education (61-522-2) Program of Study

  • EDU: Child and Adolescent Development
    10-522-106
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522106
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students will analyze the physical, cognitive and social-emotional development of children with an emphasis on school age children and adolescents. Students will examine environmental factors that influence child development. Developmental theories will be summarized and related to current teaching practices.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • E CHILD 10522107 - EDU: Overview of Spec Ed​

    • Student is in progress in Career and Technical Education Instruction (10-522-6) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Intro to Education (61-522-2) Program of Study

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