Printed on 4/14/2021

Foundations of Teacher Education New

10-522-2 Associate Degree (AAS) 60 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

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

If you’d love a career that puts you in a classroom to help children learn, then the Foundations of Teacher Education degree would be a great first step. This program will prepare you to work directly with elementary and middle school students under the supervision of a licensed teacher. Your training will include assisting children with math, science, reading and writing assignments as well as handling classroom management, clerical and other tasks related to instruction. You’ll also learn about monitoring student activities, correcting papers, tutoring, one-on-one activities, small group facilitation, and assisting children with computers and media. This program meets Title I requirements.

COURSE LIST

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.

    Technical Studies (42 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • EDU: Techniques in Reading
    10-522-102
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522102
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students learn techniques to support reading development for all learners. Students learn techniques to promote phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics. Students also learn strategies to promote word analysis, vocabulary, and reading fluency skills.

    Coreq: EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices 10522103
  • EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices
    10-522-103
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • 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: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree; Coreq: EDU: Technology in Education 10522104
  • 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

    Students develop the knowledge and skills to use trending classroom technologies and gain experience creating and using web tools including portfolios. Students create presentations for educational environments and identify ISTE Standards.

    Coreq: EDU: Techniques in Reading 10522102
  • EDU: Behavior Management
    10-522-105
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522105
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze social emotional learning, and explain the importance of proactive management techniques. In addition, students evaluate models of behavior management, analyze behavior and analyze the influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on behavior in order to focus on developing skills to assist in empowering children to take an active role in self-control and classroom management.

    Coreq: EDU: Child and Adolescent Development 10522106
  • 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

    Provides an overview of physical, motor, perceptual, cognitive, social/emotional and growth and development birth through adolescence. Analyzes social, parental, cultural, brain, and economic influences on development.

    Prereq: EDU: Introduction to Educational Practices 10522103 AND Coreq: EDU: Overview of Special Education 10522107; OR admitted to Career and Technical Education Instruction plan
  • EDU: Overview of Special Education
    10-522-107
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522107
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students examine a historical overview of special education and special education law including special education disability categories as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students explore state and federal qualification special education criteria and societal responses to students with disabilities. Students examine the impact of a student with disabilities on family dynamics and the role school personnel play in supporting students with disabilities.

    Coreq: EDU: Behavior Management 10522105 OR admitted to Career and Technical Education Instruction plan
  • EDU: Supporting Students with Disabilities
    10-522-124
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522124
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students identify research-based interventions for learners in categories defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students interpret Individualized Educational Programs and examine special education related services available for learners. Students collect data to document student behavior and academic performance and recommend program adaptations and accommodations for students with disabilities while applying the concepts of least restrictive environment and inclusion.

    Prereq: EDU: Overview of Special Education 10522107
  • EDU: Techniques in Language Arts
    10-522-114
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522114
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students explore various genres of children’s and young adult literature. Students examine techniques used to support learners in reading and writing and strategies for assessing learners in the process. Students examine techniques to support learners with reading and writing across the curriculum.

    Prereq: EDU: Supporting Students with Disabilities 10522124; Coreq: EDU: Techniques in Social Studies 10522119
  • EDU: Techniques in Math
    10-522-118
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522118
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students learn key terminology and research-based strategies to support learners in math domains: numbers, base ten operations, algebraic thinking, geometry, and measurement and data. Current practice including manipulatives, problem solving and assessment will be covered within the framework of state and national standards.

    Coreq: EDU: Practicum 1 - 10522129
  • EDU: Techniques in Social Studies
    10-522-119
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522119
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students analyze current content in social studies education as recommended by the National Council for the Social Studies and design learning opportunities for the five components of social studies: Geography, History, Culture and Society, Civics and Government, and Economics. Students explore factors that influence social studies instruction.

    Coreq: EDU: Techniques in Math 10522118
  • EDU: Practicum 1
    10-522-129
    3Credit
    162
    36

    • Instructional Hours: 162
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10522129
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students apply the skills learned in previous program courses in a school setting while under the supervision of a Department of Public Instruction certified teacher. Students support learners while demonstrating professionalism. Students begin the reflective process.

    Coreq: EDU: Techniques in Language Arts 10522114
  • EDU: Equity in Education
    10-522-112
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522112
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students analyze personal culture, explore cultural constructs, evaluate cultural bias in educational materials and analyze strategies to support English Learners. Students examine diversity in the classroom and develop techniques for supporting equity in the learning environment. In addition, students collaborate to identify service needs in the community and demonstrate professional collaboration skills through participating in a service learning project.

    Coreq: EDU: Techniques in Science 10522120
  • EDU: Techniques in Science
    10-522-120
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10522120
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students are introduced to the content and processes of teaching science. Students explore science processes, strategies, procedures, assessment options and factors affecting science learning. Students study and practice strategies for assisting with group and individual activities in science.

    Coreq: EDU: Practicum 2 - 10522131
  • EDU: Practicum 2
    10-522-131
    3Credit
    162
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 162
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10522131
    • Credits: 3.00

    Students apply the skills learned in previous program courses in a school setting while under the supervision of a Department of Public Instruction certified teacher. Students support learners and while demonstrating professionalism. Students apply job search skills.

    Prereq: EDU: Practicum 1 - 10522129; Coreq: EDU: Equity in Education 10522112

    General Studies (18 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Intro to Psychology
    10-809-198
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809198
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the theoretical foundation of human functioning and looks at learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors and social influences. Students consider the complexities of human relationships in personal, social and vocational settings.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Introduction to Diversity Studies
    10-809-172
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809172
    • Credits: 3.00

    Develops workplace skills needed to work with diverse groups of people. Ethnic relations are studied in global and comparative perspectives. Students examine their biases and gain awareness of differences and common ground shared. The course emphasizes how personal and cultural diversity enhances the effectiveness of work groups.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • English Composition 1
    10-801-136
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801136
    • Credits: 3.00

    Designed for learners to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research and format documents using standard guidelines. Individuals will develop critical reading skills through analysis of various written documents.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR not pursuing a degree.
  • Math w Business Apps
    10-804-123
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804123
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers real numbers, basic operations, linear equations, proportions with one variable, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, applying math concepts to the purchasing/buying process, applying math concepts to the selling process, and basic statistics with business/consumer applications.

    Prereq: Arith – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 46+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 16+ OR Arith Prep 10834109 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Intro to Sociology
    10-809-196
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the basic concepts of the intercultural discipline of sociology. Emphasis is placed on culture, socialization and social stratification. The course also looks at five institutions: family, politics, economics, religion and education. Additional topics include demography, deviance, technology, environmental social issues, and social change and organization.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
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