2018-2019 Face to Face ASE Science

 All four science adult secondary education workshops will be offered once during 2018-19. 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 
  • Eight, 6-hour courses are required to earn the ASE Specialty Certificate
  • Each ASE Specialty Certificate is 48 hours  
  • 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.  

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
9/14/2018 ASE SC 01: Living Organisms and Ecosystems Davidson County CC 297 DCCC Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360 Rittling Conference Center, Room 208 9/7/2018 Register Here

  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.  

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
9/15/2018 ASE SC 02: Genetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution Davidson County CC 297 DCCC Rd. Thomasville, NC 27360 Rittling Conference Center, Room 208 9/7/2018 Register Here


  
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.

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
10/25/2018 ASE SC 03: Physical Science Pitt CC 1986 Pitt Tech Road Winterville, NC 28590  Building and Room TBD 10/18/2018 Register Here

  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.  

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
11/2/2018 ASE SC 04: Environmental, Earth and Space Science Pitt CC 1986 Pitt Tech Road Winterville, NC 28590  Building and Room TBD 10/26/2018  Register Here