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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALP 4491 - Alternative Licensure Program I

Credits: 10 (1 + 22.5)

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.

Description: The Alternative Licensing Program 1 course (ALP 1) is a course in which candidates learn appropriate educational practices in discipline, management of the learning environment, short/long range planning, assessment and pedagogy to meet the Colorado Performance-Based Standards for Teachers. Candidates will apply content knowledge assigned classrooms to facilitate learning and improve student achievement. ALP candidates will address the needs of diverse learners (gender, ethnicity, second language learners, handicapping conditions) in different contexts as reflected in daily decision-making and as evidenced by direct observation and selected artifacts. Seminar includes required readings, articles, field-based examples, student-centered instructional tasks, classroom interaction and analysis to meet proficient level of performance in the Colorado Performance-Based Standards for Teachers. Candidates will learn about and practice selected theories and programs in discipline, management, and pedagogy. Coaching and feedback as strategies are used to support the development of ALP candidates in the classroom.

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