Education

EDU 114 (3 CR)
Driver Task Analysis

Prerequisite:  Must be eligible for ENF 02 or ESL 41 and ESL 42 

Introduces the “driver task” as related to the highway transportation system and factors that influence performance ability.  Prepares students so they may be eligible to take certification exams for driving school instructors in both public and private schools.  Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EDU 214 (3 CR)
Instructional Principles of Driver Education

Prerequisite:  EDU 114

Introduces the “driver task” as related to the highway transportation system and factors that influence performance ability.  Prepares students so they may be eligible to take certification exams for driving school instructors in both public and private schools.  Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EDU 200 (3 CR)
Introduction to Teaching as a Profession

EDU 200 Advising Notes/Placement Form

Prerequisites:  Successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses, including ENG 111-112 with a grade of C or higher

Provides an orientation to the teaching profession in Virginia, including historical perspectives, current issues, and future trends in education on the national and state levels. Emphasizes information about teacher licensure examinations, steps to certification, teacher preparation and induction programs, and attention to critical shortage areas in Virginia. Includes supervised field placement (recommended: 40 clock hours) in a K-12 school.  Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EDU 235 (3 CR)
Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education

Focuses on the health and developmental needs of children and the methods by which these needs are met. Emphasizes positive health, hygiene, nutrition and feeding routines, childhood diseases, and safety issues. Emphasizes supporting the mental and physical well being of children, as well as procedures for reporting child abuse.  Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

EDU 293 (3 CR)
Topics in Methodologies of Health

Covers methods of teaching health courses. Total 3 hours per week.