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Podcast PD: Growing Student Agency and Implementing Google Classroom

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

Podcast PD: Growing Student Agency and Implementing Google Classroom

Price:

$5

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

Your students come from varying social, cultural, and academic backgrounds and, thus, follow different journeys on their way to adulthood. How can you help them grow their leadership of this journey? This practice-minded course focuses on student agency as a multi-faceted skill that can be grown and shaped and takes a look at how technology, like Google Classroom, can help grow this skill within a lesson cycle. 

This course is part of the Podcast PD series which is based upon content from the Digital Backpack, a podcast powered by Michigan Virtual.

Credit Hours: 5

Podcast PD: Screencasting, the Future of Education

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

Podcast PD: Screencasting, the Future of Education

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

In this course, you will have an opportunity to listen to Michigan Virtual’s Campfire podcast and apply your learning through various activities. You will be pressed to apply your learning in your school setting. Throughout this course, learners will be engaged in learning activities designed to guide learning in the following areas: Predict what the future of learning might look like and construct an educational model; Demonstrate the instructional affordances of Loom and possible classroom application; Distinguish personalized professional learning and its benefits from traditional professional development.

Credit Hours: 4

Podcast PD: Google Forms, Failure-Free Failing & CBE

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

Podcast PD: Google Forms, Failure-Free Failing & CBE

Price:

$5

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

During this online course, participants will have the opportunity to listen to a podcast and explore additional resources about Google Forms, a classroom that embraces personalized learning and the growth mindset, and competency-based education.

Credit Hours: 4

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

Subject ed2go Department

Description

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

Price:

$115

Credit Hours:

24

Credit Type:

SCECH


If you’re thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you’d like to try out podcasting too. You can and it’s easy. In this course, you’ll learn how to create, manage, and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer-no paid software or equipment is needed.

You’ll begin by developing a plan for the content, setup, and long-term maintenance of a blog, and then you’ll use free blogging software like Blogger and WordPress to put that plan into action. After that, you’ll learn how to record a professional-sounding audio podcast with a very simple recording tool you already have. You’ll edit the file with another free software program, add music to it, and then post it online for others to enjoy. Your instructor will guide you through all these steps. Finally, you’ll find out how to record a video podcast. You’ll use pre-recorded video to learn the editing process, and then you’ll apply what you’ve learned to your own video file. You’ll edit it, add special effects, drop in a podcasting-safe music file, and then publish it online.

Through hands-on exercises, you’ll discover the benefits of using free web tools like Blogger, WordPress, Audacity, and YouTube. Guided by an expert instructor, you’ll find that creating a blog and podcast is much easier than you ever imagined. And by the end of this course, you’ll be amazed how much you’ve accomplished.

Credit Hours: 24

MyPD – 6 SCECH’s

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

MyPD

Price:

$20

Credit Hours:

6

Credit Type:

SCECH

Educators today are agents of their own learning, engaging in informal networks and independent pursuits for personal growth and development. Michigan Virtual’s MyPD is a vehicle to formally honor educators’ informal learning efforts. Through this SCECH-bearing experience, educators will engage in a process to tell the story of their independent learning journey, tying a specific learning objective to evidence of informal learning pursuits, reflecting on learning from those pursuits, and developing an action plan based on the professional implications that have emerged. A true model of adult learning theory, this learning experience offers maximum autonomy with supportive guidance, seeks to validate the experience of today’s educators, and creates a holding space for educators to focus on a problem relevant to their own context.

Credit Hours: 6

MyPD – 10 SCECH’s

Subject Blended Learning Community

Description

MyPD

Price:

$30

Credit Hours:

10

Credit Type:

SCECH

Educators today are agents of their own learning, engaging in informal networks and independent pursuits for personal growth and development. Michigan Virtual’s MyPD is a vehicle to formally honor educators’ informal learning efforts. Through this SCECH-bearing experience, educators will engage in a process to tell the story of their independent learning journey, tying a specific learning objective to evidence of informal learning pursuits, reflecting on learning from those pursuits, and developing an action plan based on the professional implications that have emerged. A true model of adult learning theory, this learning experience offers maximum autonomy with supportive guidance, seeks to validate the experience of today’s educators, and creates a holding space for educators to focus on a problem relevant to their own context.

Credit Hours: 10

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 9

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 9

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 9 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. The focus of Essential 9 is on utilizing ongoing observation and assessment of children’s language and literacy development to inform education choices for students. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 10

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 10

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 10 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. The focus of Essential 10 is on collaborating with families to promote literacy. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 6

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 6

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 6 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. The focus of Essential 6 is on research- and standards-aligned writing instruction. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 7

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 7

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 7 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. The focus of Essential 7 is on extending conversation skills with students. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 4

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 4

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course includes the Early Literacy Project Foundations module as well as the Essential 4 module of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. Essential 4 is focused on building phonological awareness. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 4

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 8

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 8

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 8 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. The focus of Essential 8 is on ensuring students are provided an abundance of reading materials and reading opportunities in the classroom. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 5

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 5

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 5 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. Essential 5 is focused on teaching letter names, letter-sound relationships, and how letters are shaped and formed. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 3

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 3

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 3 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. the basis of Essential 3 is interactive read alouds with a comprehension and vocabulary focus. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 4

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 8

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 8

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 8 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3. The focus of Essential 8 is on ensuring students are provided with an abundance of reading materials and reading opportunities in the classroom. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, every day could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum ‘standard of care’ for Michigan’s children.”


Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.


Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 4

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 9

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 9

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 9 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3. The focus of Essential 9 is on utilizing ongoing observation and assessment of children’s language and literacy development to inform education choices for students. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, every day could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum ‘standard of care’ for Michigan’s children.”


Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.


Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 4

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 7

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 7

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 7 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3. The focus of Essential 7 is on building vocabulary and content knowledge. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, every day could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum ‘standard of care’ for Michigan’s children.”


Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.


Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 5

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 6

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: K-3 Essential 6

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

5

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 6 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3. The focus of Essential 6 is on research- and standards-aligned writing instruction. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Grades K to 3.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, every day could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum ‘standard of care’ for Michigan’s children.”


Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.


Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 5

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 2

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 2

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

3

Credit Type:

SCECH

This module covers Essential 2 of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. Essential 2 is focused on the effective use of read-alouds in literacy instruction. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 3

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Pre-K Essential 1

Subject Early Literacy

Description

Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Foundations and Pre-K Essential 1

Price:

$0

Credit Hours:

4

Credit Type:

SCECH

This course includes the Early Literacy Project Foundations module as well as the Essential 1 module of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten. Essential 1 is focused on the intentional use of literacy artifacts throughout the classroom. This module is part of a series of modules covering the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy: Prekindergarten.

The Essential Instructional Practices were developed with support from a grant from the Michigan Department of Education by the Early Literacy Task Force, a subcommittee of MAISA’s General Education Leadership Network. The Early Literacy Task Force’s Executive Summary describes the Essentials as “Research-supported instructional practices that can have a positive impact on literacy development. The use of these practices in every classroom, everyday could make a measurable positive difference in the State’s literacy achievement. They should be viewed, as in practice guides in medicine, as presenting a minimum “standard of care” for Michigan’s children.”

Participants in this module will view a series of content presentations which provide detailed information on what is included in each essential and the research that supports them. The content presentations are accompanied by classroom videos that demonstrate each essential in practice. Reflection activities are included to support learners in checking their understanding and applying what they have learned to their own practice. To complete the module, participants must view all presentations and videos and complete all reflection activities.

Although this module can be completed individually, teachers are strongly encouraged to work through this content with the support of their district or ISD literacy coach.

Credit Hours: 4

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