2017-2018 Face to Face ASE Science and Math

All 16 adult secondary education workshops will be offered during 2017-18. These workshops are designed for any college and career readiness instructor working with students at the adult secondary education level (grade equivalents 9 to 12).  The Adult Secondary Education Specialty Certificates are described here.

  • Each course is 6 hours and earns .6 CEUs
  • Eight, 6-hour courses are required to earn the ASE Specialty Certificate
  • Each ASE Specialty Certificate is 48 hours and requires a minimum of 4.8 CEUs. 
  • The ASE Science/Math and ASE Language Arts/Social Studies Specialty Certificates require a set course of study.
  • The ASE General Specialty Certificate allows participants to select which two courses to take in each of the 4 content areas.  Participants must take 2 courses in each content area to earn the ASE General Certificate.  

  ASE SC 01: Living Organisms and Ecosystems

Understanding the nature and interactions of living things is critical for decision making related to human and environmental health. A basic understanding of living organisms and ecosystems is vital for adult students’ future success. This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards with emphasis on instructional techniques, strategies, and activities to teach the types of living organisms, cell structure and function, and basic interactions of living things in various ecosystems. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.  

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  ASE SC 02: Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution

An understanding of DNA and gene function is basic to understanding recent and anticipated advances in science. A basic understanding of genetics, molecular biology and evolution is vital for adult students’ future success. This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards with emphasis on instructional techniques, strategies, and activities to teach DNA structure and gene expression, their role in human health, and how species change over time. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.  

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  ASE SC 03: Physical Science

An understanding of physical science helps us to better appreciate the natural laws by which our physical world operates. Understanding the composition and forces of nature is vital for adult students’ future success. This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards with emphasis on instructional techniques, strategies, and activities to teach atomic structure, chemical equations, energy conservation and transfer, and basic physics concepts of work, forces and motion. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.

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  ASE SC 04: Environmental, Earth and Space Science

An understanding of the concepts of earth systems and their interactions with living things is essential to protecting our world. Understanding the nature of the earth and its place in the universe is important for adult students’ future success. This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards with emphasis on instructional techniques, strategies, and activities to teach earth systems and interactions, basics of global change, space structure, and cosmos organization. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.  

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  ASE MA 01: Algebraic Concepts and Expressions

Proficiency in algebra is essential for adult students’ future success.  This course provides an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need to meet the requirements of the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards.  The course emphasizes instructional techniques, strategies and activities for teaching algebra from concrete to abstract.  Content emphases include understanding exponents, understanding and solving quadratic equations and the coordinate plane.  Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction. 

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  ASE MA 02: Algebraic Equations and Inequalities

Proficiency in algebra is essential for adult students’ future success.  This course provides an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need to meet the requirements of the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards.  The course emphasizes instructional techniques, strategies and activities for teaching algebra from concrete to abstract.  Content emphases include understanding linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, and modeling equations and inequalities.  

Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.

 

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  ASE MA 03: Algebraic Functions and Modeling
Proficiency in algebra is essential for adult students’ future success.  This course provides an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need to meet the requirements of the North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards.  The course emphasizes instructional techniques, strategies and activities for teaching algebra from concrete to abstract.  Content emphases include identifying features of functions in equations, graphs and tables, and modeling functions in a variety of ways.   Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.  

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   ASE MA 04: Geometry, Probability and Statistics
Understanding geometric concepts and data analysis skills are essential for adult students’ future success. This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards with emphasis on instructional techniques, strategies and activities for teaching geometric concepts, basic probability, and data analysis from concrete to abstract. Participants will learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.   

Date Course Location Building Room Registration Closing Date Registration

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