Education (EDU)

EDU 114. Driver Task Analysis. (3 Credits)

Introduces the "driver task" as related to the highway transportation system and factors that influences 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 per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: Must be eligible for ENF 2 or ESL 41 and ESL 42.

EDU 200. Introduction to Teaching as a Profession. (3 Credits)

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 per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 24 credits of transfer courses, including ENG 111 and ENG 112 with a grade of C or higher.

EDU 214. Instructional Principles of Driver Education. (3 Credits)

Analyzes rules and regulations that govern the conduct of Driver Education programs with special emphasis on organization and administration. Includes uses in the classroom, driving range and on the street. Prepares students so they may be eligible to take the state certification exam in driver education. Lecture 2 hours per week. Laboratory 2 hours per week. Total 4 hours per week. Prerequisite: EDU 114.

EDU 235. Health, Safety, and Nutrition Education. (3 Credits)

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 per week. Total 3 hours per week.

EDU 293. Studies in Methodologies of Health. (1-5 Credits)

Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to assess the course's viability as a permanent offering. Variable hours per week.