List of Courses offered at Alma Teacher Training College

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LIST OF ALL COURSES OFFERED AT ATTC

Here is the list of Courses at ATTC:

  • EDC
    101

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    Introduction to Education
    3 credits
    Provides a foundation to PK-12 education focused on access and equity; introduces learners and learning theory, school and society, approaches to teaching, and core teaching practices. Supports the development of reflective practice with attention to diverse perspectives and responsibilities of educators. Taken concurrently with EDC-101C.
  • EDC
    101C

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    Intro to Education Clinical Experience
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: HS graduation or instructor permission, Taken concurrently with EDC101
    Exploration of the teaching profession through structured observation and participation in classroom settings at grade levels and subject areas appropriate for career interests. Includes 30 hours of clinical experience.
  • EDC
    102

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    Child Development in Education
    4 credits
    Psychological theories and research of human development applied to classroom learning; includes examination of the multiple interrelated areas of child development and learning, learning processes, and motivation to learn; also examines the complex and multiple influences on development and learning.
  • EDC
    103

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    Foundations of Secondary Education
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-130 concurrently
    A 40-hour field experience to provide hands-on, realistic yet transitional experience/opportunity for those interested in teaching at the high school or middle school level. Must take EDC-130 concurrently. Fall/Winter.
  • EDC
    130

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    Foundations of Secondary Education
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-103 concurrently
    A beginning course that is meant to help the pre-service teacher understand the realities of teaching and the education profession in general. A foundation to assist the student in making a better, more informed career choice about becoming a secondary teacher while also providing cases that secondary teachers must effectively face every day. Required for secondary certification. Fall/Winter.
  • EDC
    151

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    Introduction to Special Education I
    2 credits
    An introduction to the historical, theoretical, and legal perspectives that guide special education services in school settings. An overview of the continuum of services for students with special needs which are designed to increase access to learning and improve educational outcomes.
  • EDC
    152

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    Introduction to Special Education II
    2 credits
    Common disabilities in young children with special needs and extending to transition related services post-secondary. Introduction to the IEP process and implementation of individualized instruction to meet the learning needs of an exceptional child.
  • EDC
    166

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    Foundations of Literacy
    4 credits
    Introduction to interrelated nature of the literacy processes, developmental and culturally diverse nature of literacy, culturally responsive practices, and specific literacy constructs and how they develop.
  • EDC
    180

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    Issues and Ideas in Education
    2-4 credits
    Survey of topics to broaden understanding of teaching and learning. Open to prospective teachers and others interested in education in the United States or in other societies. Course fee.
  • EDC
    190

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    Field Experience in Education
    1 credit
    Arranged assignment in an education setting intended to enhance a student’s understanding of teaching and learning. Requires instructor permission.
  • EDC
    201

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    Strategic Partnerships
    4 credits
    Explores the role of school-community partnerships, professional and ethical approaches for working with children and families, and an overview of the Michigan State Board of Education Code of Ethics. Focuses on developing positive relationships with families and increasing equitable access to learning opportunities.
  • EDC
    202

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    Learning Environments
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
    Links child development with behavior management theories to create productive learning environments and support students’ development of social skills.
  • EDC
    203

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    Child Development and Education – Field
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing
    A 40-hour placement in classrooms concurrent with EDC-230. Provides an introduction to the professional roles and responsibilities of teaching all children. Students will be placed in a “home” classroom and work closely with that teacher to observe, assist, and work closely with students applying psychology principles and learning theories. Fall/Winter
  • EDC
    205

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    Special Education Clinical I
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-151 and 152
    Work with students identified with a learning disability and collaboratively plan interventions/services including diagnosis, assessment, and specific remedial techniques. Experience the IEP process including the creation of goals and objectives which frame a student’s learning. Thirty hours of clinical experience.
  • EDC
    209

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    The Arts, Health, and Movement in PK-6
    1 credit
    Research-based instructional strategies to support the whole child’s learning and development through visual and performing arts, movement, physical activities, and development of critical knowledge, skills, and behaviors that contribute to life-long health.
  • EDC
    230

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    Child Development and Education
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing; EDC-203 concurrently
    An overview of psychological theories and research applied to classroom learning. The course includes study of concepts in human development – cognitive, affective, physical, emotional, moral, and social; study of learning, motivation, and assessment; developmentally appropriate practice; an overview of processes of human development in childhood and adolescence with a focus on socialization and education; and study of the influences of family, community, and culture on education. Required for elementary and secondary certification. Fall/Winter
  • EDC
    240

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    Learning Env and Reflective Teaching
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing
    Examination of characteristics of productive classroom learning environments. Analysis of cases of teaching and learning; evaluation of instructional strategies and activities, technologies, and resources that enhance learning for all learners; planning for classroom management. Includes peer teaching. Required for elementary and secondary certification. Fall/Winter
  • EDC
    250

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    Introduction to Learning Disabilities
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-151 or 152
    Characteristics of individuals with learning disabilities. Interventions and services including diagnosis, assessment, and specific remedial techniques. Correlating factors leading to identification. Implementation of evidence-based practices through lesson planning and hands-on experience. Ten hours of clinical experience.
  • EDC
    255

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    Transition Mgmt in Special Education
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC 151 or EDC 152 or Sophomore Standing
    Preparation of exceptional students for transition to adulthood. Life skills and Social-Emotional Learning. Barriers and challenges which interfere with high school completion and transitioning to the post-secondary setting will be discussed. Ten hours of clinical experience.
  • EDC
    266

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    Emergent Literacy
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-166
    Preparation for supporting emergent and beginning literacy development and curriculum design for diverse learners through appropriate learning environments, instructional techniques, assessments, resources and texts.
  • EDC
    303

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    Secondary Ed Methods and Experience
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval; completion of or concurrent enrollment in EDC-311
    Topics and issues in instructional planning, teaching, and assessment are explored in-depth and with particular emphasis on secondary education and specific subject areas. Students spend 30 hours in secondary classroom placements, working in their major(s) content areas, and will have specialized teaching methods support in those subjects with an emphasis on best practices. Required for secondary certification. Fall only. (Specific topics offered as EDC-303B, EDC-303E, EDC-303H, EDC-303MA, EDC-303MU, EDC-303PE, EDC-303S).
  • EDC
    303A

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    Secondary Ed Methods: Add’l Endorsement
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: TEP approval; completion of or concurrent enrollment in EDC-311
    Topics in instructional planning, teaching, and assessment are explored in-depth for specific subject areas. Required for secondary certification in Teaching Minors or additional Teaching Majors.
  • EDC
    304

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    Instructional & Assistive Technology
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
    Understanding and implementing technology standards for educators and students to support communication, productivity, teaching and learning. Includes assistive technologies to enhance the learning of all students.
  • EDC
    308

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    Diversity in Education
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing, Education major or minor
    Introduction to diversity and how it shapes teaching and learning. Preparation to work effectively with culturally and linguistically diverse populations in educational contexts. Includes instructional practices for teaching diverse learners. Attention to policy issues, language acquisition, standards, differentiation, accommodations, strategies, assessment, proficiency levels, resources, parent communication, and collaboration.
  • EDC
    311

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    Topics Seminar A
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval or EDS Major or Minor; EDC 301, 361, and 363 concurrently for Elementary majors; EDC-303 concurrently for Secondary majors.
    Introduction to issues and topics in instructional planning, differentiation, and instructional strategies. Required for elementary and secondary certification, and EDS major and minor. Fall only.
  • EDC
    312

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    Topics Seminar B
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval or EDS Major or Minor; EDC-302, 360, and 362 concurrently for Elementary majors.
    Introduction to issues and topics in the historical context of schooling and current issues in education, assessment, and the professional roles of educators. Required for elementary and secondary certification, and EDS major and minor. Winter only.
  • EDC
    316

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    Educational Assessment
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
    Developing, evaluating, and using ongoing, balanced, systematic formative and summative assessments of knowledge and dispositions. Includes ethical assessment practices and assessment literacy supports for learners and their families.
  • EDC
    346

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    Teaching Reading in Middle & Senior High
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval
    Survey of strategies for teaching, diagnosing and improving word recognition, comprehension and study skills. Survey of student language needs and program planning for reading instruction at the middle and senior high school levels. May include a service learning component. Required for secondary certification. Fall only.
  • EDC
    364

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    PK-6 Science Methods
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: ISC-301
    Supports preservice PK-6 teachers learning to enact equitable and phenomena-based science instruction that is culturally relevant; responsive to student thinking; and engages students in disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts.
  • EDC
    364C

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    Pk-6 Science Teach Clinical Experience
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-364 must be taken concurrently
    Includes at least 30 hours of clinical experience, observation and direct work with students including planning, teaching, and assessment in PK-6 science.
  • EDC
    366

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    PK-6 Literacy Methods
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: Concurrent with EDC366C, Junior standing, EDC 166
    Examination of developmentally appropriate and research-based assessment and instruction for diverse literacy learners PK-6, including learning environment, curriculum, texts and resources, and development of specific literacy constructs.
  • EDC
    366C

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    Literacy Methods Clinical Experience
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-366 must be taken concurrently
    Classroom apprenticeship includes 30 hours with mentor teacher in classroom setting at certification level; observation and direct work with teacher and students including co-planning, teaching and assessing in literacy processes.
  • EDC
    367

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    PK-6 Social Studies Methods
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: Junior standing, taken concurrently with EDC367C
    Examination of developmentally appropriate methods for teaching PK-6 social studies emphasizing an inquiry approach integrating history, geography, political science, economics and civic engagement; emphasis on planning, teaching, assessment, classroom environment, and resources.
  • EDC
    367C

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    Pk-6 Social Studies Methods Clinical Exp
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-367 must be taken concurrently
    At least 30 hours of clinical experience including observation and direct work with students including planning, teaching, and assessment in PK-6 social studies.
  • EDC
    368

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    PK-6 Mathematics Methods
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP approval, EDS, MTH 204, MTH 205, MTH 206, taken concurrently with EDC368C
    Pedagogical knowledge for teaching mathematics to diverse learners. Includes building relationships with children, caregivers, and communities to support mathematics learning, instructional planning, productive dispositions, and use of assessments.
  • EDC
    368C

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    PK-6 Mathematics Teaching Clinical Expe
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-368 must be taken concurrently
    Includes at least 30 hours of clinical experience, observation and direct work with students including planning, teaching, and assessment in PK-6 mathematics.
  • EDC
    370

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    Instructional and Assistive Technology
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval or EDS Major
    Builds on basic skills and knowledge demonstrated through successful completion of Technology Modules so that students are well prepared to use technology effectively and appropriately for multiple purposes in their teaching. Students learn to use technological tools, operations, and concepts to enhance learning and assessment, productivity, communication, and professional development. Students learn about the ethical, legal, physical, and psychological issues and principles of technology use in schools. Students utilize technology for curriculum planning and for instruction, including on-line learning experiences. Students learn to use assistive technologies to enhance the learning of all children in ways that best meet individual needs. Required for elementary and secondary certification.
  • EDC
    373

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    Special Education for Classroom Teachers
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval
    Introduction to the teaching of exceptional students. Review of historical and legal issues in special education. Characteristics of exceptional learners, birth through adolescence. Examination of materials and methodology appropriate for instructing exceptional learners in inclusive classrooms. Includes eight-hour practicum. Required for elementary and secondary certification (except Special Education major). Winter only.
  • EDC
    374

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    Inclusion and Co-Teaching
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP approval or EDS
    Techniques to promote the full participation of a student with special needs in the general education classroom. Planning, collaboration, and co-teaching strategies that promote equity in access to learning.
  • EDC
    375

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    Special Education Field II
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: EDC-151, 152, 250, 205, 255
    Evaluate IEP goals and objectives. Conduct assessment and plan/deliver instruction. Implemented appropriate teaching strategies. Modify instruction based on assessment data. Thirty hours of clinical experience.
  • EDC
    376

    .

    Teaching Students W/ Learn. Disabilities
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-151, EDC 152, EDC 255, EDC 250, EDC 205
    Identification, assessment, and instructional planning for individuals with learning disabilities. Principles of instructional design, teaching methods and current practices of instructing students with learning disabilities.
  • EDC
    383

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    Curriculum and Methods: Early Childhood
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval
    Preparation for planning and facilitating developmentally appropriate learning experiences for young children in the content areas of language, literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, the arts, health and safety. Techniques for adapting instruction to culturally diverse learners and those with developmental delays. Preparation in appropriate management and guidance techniques, and designing appropriate physical environments and schedules for young children. Students practice integrating systematic observation of young children’s behavior with instructional design and assessment and program evaluation techniques. Students learn techniques for working cooperatively with families in the care and education of their children and with community services and referral procedures for children. Includes a 30-hour practicum in an early childhood site. Required for Early Childhood Endorsement. Classroom placement included. Fall 2021 and Fall 2023 only.
  • EDC
    385

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    Education Practicum
    1 credit
    Requires instructor permission.
  • EDC
    399

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    Education Independent Study
    1 credit
    Prerequisite: Junior Standing; Permission
    Individual investigation of an educational problem planned with faculty in Alma’s Education Department.
  • EDC
    430S

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    Student Teaching Seminar – Secondary
    3 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval; ST Approval; Take EDC-490S and EDC-491S concurrently
    Reflection on student teaching and professional issues. Classroom inquiry and analysis; self-reflection and professional development plans; representation in portfolio, web and interviews; legal and ethical issues. Required for secondary certification. Note: Students must be approved for student teaching and have completed all core education and teaching major/minor courses prior to beginning student teaching. See department for exceptions.
  • EDC
    445F

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    Methods in World Languages E/S
    2 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval
    Students spend 30 hours in a language classroom placement specific to the student’s major and level (elementary or secondary) and will have specialized teaching methods support in World Languages with an emphasis on instructional planning, teaching, and assessment. Required for elementary (K-5) and secondary (6-12) World Language certification.
  • EDC
    445S

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    Secondary Methods in Social Studies
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP Approval
    Survey of special teaching methods in student’s major field of social studies. Required for secondary social studies certification.
  • EDC
    466

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    Learner-Centered Literacy Supports
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-366
    Theory and methods for targeted literacy interventions including motivation, engagement, and support for culturally and linguistically diverse learners and struggling literacy learners, with appropriate assessments, instruction, and remediation.
  • EDC
    470

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    Educational Studies Internship
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: Requires instructor permission and junior standing EDC-103 and 130; and at least 3 credits of upper-level EDC credits; TEP Approval; Junior Standing.
    Application of educational concepts, skills, and theory, through participation in a work setting related to student’s learning objectives and long-term goals. Supervision by faculty and sponsoring organization. Includes substantive reflection assignment.
  • EDC
    480

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    Topics in Education
    2-4 credits
    Prerequisite: Permission
    Survey of a selected topic chosen for study. May be taken more than once for credit.
  • EDC
    490S

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    Directed Teaching – Secondary
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP and ST Approval
    Teaching under the direction of a cooperating teacher in the public schools. Applications must be filed by November 15 of the academic year prior to directed teaching. Required for secondary certification. Fall/Winter.
  • EDC
    491S

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    Directed Teaching – Secondary
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: TEP and ST Approval
    Teaching under the direction of a cooperating teacher in the public schools. Applications must be filed by November 15 of the academic year prior to directed teaching. Required for secondary certification. Fall/Winter.
  • EDC
    499

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    Education Independent Study
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: Senior Standing, EDC or EDS major, and Permission
    Individual investigation of an educational problem or development of a creative, usable project.
  • EDC
    500

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    Senior Thesis
    2-4 credits
    Prerequisite: Permission
    Required for departmental honors.
  • EDC
    501

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    Teaching Internship 1: General Education
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: ST approval, all required certification courses
    With the supervision and support of mentor teachers and clinical instructors, teacher candidates plan and enact authentic teaching experiences, assess student work, use data to plan subsequent lessons, and perform all duties appropriate for a teacher intern in a classroom setting appropriate to a certification level. Leads to full class responsibility.
  • EDC
    502

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    Teaching Internship 2: General Education
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-501
    Continuation of Teaching Internship 1. With the supervision and support of mentor teachers and clinical instructors, teacher candidates plan and enact authentic teaching experiences, assess student work, use data to plan subsequent lessons, and perform all duties appropriate for a teacher intern. Includes a successful period of full class responsibility.
  • EDC
    503

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    Teaching Internship Seminar
    4 credits
    Application and reflection of core teaching practices, education theories, and professional expectations to support professional growth.
  • EDC
    504

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    Special Education Internship Seminar
    4 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-151, 152, 250, 255, 205, 301, 374, 375, 376
    Assessment and strategic planning for students with learning difficulties. Design and prepare to implement models of collaboration that will enhance the participation of special education students within the general education environment. Current topics in special education.
  • EDC
    505

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    Special Education Internship I
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-151, 152, 250, 255, 205, 301, 374, 375, 376
    Develop and demonstrate procedures for implementing an Individualized Education Program. Ensure learning for special education students in a pull-out setting and within the general education environment. Six weeks in the clinical setting with a mentor special education teacher. Concurrent to EDC 504.
  • EDC
    506

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    Special Education Internship II
    5 credits
    Prerequisite: EDC-151, 152, 250, 255, 205, 301, 374, 375, 376
    Deliver one-to-one, small-group, and large-group lessons using evidence-based practices which foster academic, social-emotional, and behavioral success. Six weeks in the clinical setting with a mentor special education teacher. Concurrent to EDC 504

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