Course Requirements & Electives

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Department Requirements 3 credits
ALTE 600 Introduction: Inquiry & Educational Change

Core Requirements 15 credits
ALTE 604 Designing Assessments Using Performance Standards
ALTE 610 Helping Skills in Alternative Education
ALTE 615 Alternative Education: An Introduction to Theory & Practice
ALTE 616 Curriculum Issues in Alternative Education
ALTE 618 Understanding the Role of Cognition & Social Skills in the Classroom

Research Requirements 6 credits
ALTE 692 Reflective Practice and Action Research I
ALTE 694 Reflective Practice and Action Research II

Field Experience Requirements 3 credits 
ALTE 695 Advanced Field Experiences

Elective Options/Specialization Areas 9 credits 
EDTL 601 Teaching and Learning in an Information Age
EDTL 602 Advanced Instructional Design and Development
ALTE 606 Analysis of Teaching
ALTE 607 Projects, Readings & Case Studies in Alternative Education
ALTE 608 Education Reform
ALTE 609 Classroom Management and Control
ALTE 611 Character Education
ALTE 612 Number and Number Systems and Pedagogy
ALTE 617 Grant Writing
ALTE 625 Investigating Curriculum Issues in Education
ALTE 627 Learning Theory and Practice
ALTE 645 Topics in Urban Education
ALTE 648 Topics in Alternative Education

TOTAL 36 credits