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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ALP 4494 - Advanced Field Experience

Credits: 20

Prerequisite(s): Course participants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and have been hired by a Metro-area school or school district to teach in an area for which the candidate can meet grade level and content licensure requirements under the Alternative Licensure legislation, SB 09-160.

Corequisite(s): ALP 4493

Description: Alternative Licensure Program candidates put educational theory into practice as a classroom teacher in the field to meet the Colorado Performance-Based Standards for Teachers and licensure requirements.  This course is the advanced field experience for ALP 4493. Candidates will apply content knowledge and pedagogical strategies with appropriate discipline and management practices in assigned classrooms to facilitate learning and increase student achievement. ALP candidates will address the needs of diverse learners (gender, ethnicity, English language learners, exceptional learners, socioeconomic differences, etc.) in different contexts, as reflected in daily decision-making, and will be assessed by direct observation and selected artifacts. Field experiences include application of methodology introduced in ALP 4493 to meet proficient level of performance in the Colorado Performance-Based Standards for Teachers. Candidates will model and practice selected theories and programs in discipline, management, and pedagogy.

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