2017-2018 Face to Face ASE Language Arts and Social Studies

These workshops are designed for any college and career readiness instructor working with students at the adult secondary education level (grade equivalents 9 to 12.9).  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 LA 01: Explanatory and Narrative Writing

Effective writing skills are critical 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 in explanatory and narrative writing.  Types of explanatory essays discussed include cause/effect, problem/solution, and compare/contrast. Participants will also learn creative techniques to inspire writing, pre-writing strategies, and the importance of using model essays. 

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
9/29/2017 ASE LA 01: Explanatory and Narrative Writing Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC Hemlock, Room 342 9/19/2017 Register Here

  

ASE LA 02: Argument-Based Writing

Effective argument-based writing skills are crucial 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 in argument-based writing.  Participants will learn a variety of strategies to develop written arguments, how to evaluate evidence, and how to build cross-disciplinary study units.  Essay development strategies will include graphic organizers, writing frames, and model essays.  Participants will also learn how to design and use contextual, interactive and collaborative lessons and activities to enhance instruction.  

Date Course Location Building Registration Closing Date Registration
4/5/2018 ASE LA 02: Argument-Based Writing Western Piedmont CC, 200 East College Drive, Morganton, NC Jim A. Richardson, Room K 200 2/27/2018 Opening Janurary 10th

   
ASE LA 03: Understanding and Analyzing LiteratureComprehending various literary genres is necessary for adult students’ future success.  This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need to be prepared for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with the North Carolina Adult Education Language Arts Content Standards with emphasis on both content and instructional techniques for teaching the skills students need to analyze and interpret literature to demonstrate understanding. 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
9/22/2017 ASE LA 03: Understanding and Analyzing Literature Cape Fear, 411 Front Street, Wilmington NC McLeod Building S-105 9/14/17 Register Here

  

ASE LA 04: Understanding and Analyzing Informational TextsComprehending various types of information texts is vital for adult students’ future success.  This course is designed to provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills students need to be prepared for college and career opportunities. Content is aligned with the North Carolina Adult Education Language Content Standards with emphasis on both content and instructional techniques for teaching the skills students need to analyze and interpret informational texts to demonstrate understanding. 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
9/30/2017 ASE LA 04: Understanding and Analyzing Informational Texts Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC Hemlock, Room 342 9/19/2017 Register Here

 

ASE SS 01: US History

This course focuses on building the US History content knowledge adult students need for adult secondary education, college, and career success. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Content Standards, and the course emphases both content and creative teaching strategies, techniques, and activities for teaching the concepts students need to know about American History from the period of European exploration through Reconstruction.  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
10/13/2017 ASE SS 01: US History Johnston CC, 245 College Road, Smithfield, NC Tart, Auditorium 10/03/2017 Register Here

ASE SS 02: Modern US HistoryThis course focuses on building the US History content knowledge adult students need for adult secondary education, college, and career success. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Standards, and the course emphases both content and creative teaching strategies, techniques, and activities for teaching the concepts students need to know about American History from 1877 through the present.  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
2/8/2018 ASE SS 02: Modern US History Sandhills CC, 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, NC Van Dusen, Room 103 2/1/2018 Opening October 10th

  
ASE SS 03: Civics and EconomicsThis course focuses on building the US History content knowledge adult students need for adult secondary education, college, and career success. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Standards, and the course emphasizes both content and creative teaching strategies, techniques, and activities for teaching the concepts students need to know about Civics and Economics with a special economics emphasis on personal financial literacy.  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
4/6/2018 ASE SS 03: Civics and Economics Western Piedmont CC, 200 East College Drive, Morganton, NC Jim A. Richardson, Room 145 2/27/2018 Opening Janurary 10th


ASE SS 04: World History and GeographyThis course focuses on building the world history content knowledge adult students need for adult secondary education, college, and career success. Content is aligned with North Carolina Adult Education Standards with emphasis on creative instructional techniques, strategies, and activities to teach the concepts students need to know about world history since the mid-15th century and the major turning points that have shaped the modern world.  Physical and human geography concepts will be emphasized that allow students to better understand our multicultural world.  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
11/17/2017 ASE SS 04: World History and Geography Fayetteville Technical CC, 225 B Street, Fayetteville NC FTCC Education Center, Room TBD 11/7/2017 Register Here