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Orientation To The Ctel Program

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This course provides new students in the University of Phoenix – California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) program with an introduction to University and programmatic resources to facilitate academic success. Topics include: program components and completion requirements; oral and written communication; methods for finding, using and evaluating course resources; field experience; the purpose and use of e-portfolios; and tools for collaborative learning, in preparation for team assignments in future classes.

This graduate-level course is 1 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 0
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 1

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    Field Experience

    • Identify opportunities for field experience.
    • Identify field experience requirements.


    • Establish a TaskStream account.
    • Define the Direct Response Folio (DRF).
    • Describe the Assignments [Program] DRF.
    • Describe the Personal Presentation and Resource Portfolios.
    • Identify the purpose and use of the e-portfolio in the CTEL program.

    Communication Skills

    • Identify writing strategies and resources for written communication.
    • Examine the American Psychological Association (APA) writing format.
    • Evaluate individual writing strengths and weaknesses.
    • Assess effective oral communication skills.
    • Identify strategies for managing Learning Team dynamics.

    Introduction to the CTEL Program

    • Define the mission, purpose, and Conceptual Framework of the College of Education.
    • Identify the CTEL program description.
    • List components and expectations of the CTEL program.
    • Identify program completion requirements.

    Electronic Resources

    • Examine the features College of Education Resources.
    • Examine the features of eCampus.
    • Identify the resources available in the Web Links Library.
    • Analyze methods for conducting University of Phoenix University Library and Internet searches.
    • Identify the resources available in the Virtual School.
    • Explore the Online Learning System (OLS).
    • COE Resources Video
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