Adult & Continuing Education (ACE)

ACE 503 Intro to Adult Learning Theory3 Credit hours   

Designed to acquaint the student with the field of adult education and its underpinnings and the various adult learning theories and/or approaches.

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ACE 505 Inst Methods in Tech Training3 Credit hours   

Unit and lesson planning; cooperative education as a method of instruction, project plan of instruction, classroom management and control, demonstration techniques, evaluation methods, field experience in Marketing Education classroom.

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ACE 508 Teach Methods Career Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

Correlating Lab instruction with classroom instruction; individual and group instruction sheets and materials; the four teaching steps in career and technical education; and physical factors relating to classroom and lab.

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ACE 510 Developing Selling Curriculum3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review selling content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 511 Intro to Career and Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

Designed as a follow-up to Teaching Methods in Career and Technical Education and intetnded to provide the new teacher guidance and supervision in developing teacher competence.

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ACE 512 Crs Constr Plan Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Analysis procedures for determining career and technical curriculum content; determination of program goals and objectives; involvement of advisory committees; factors, principles, and techniques of developing a course of study.

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ACE 513 Org Manage Sch Shops & Labs3 Credit hours   

Responsibilities as a manager; methods of handling tools, equipment and supplies; project instructional resourse needs and reporting; improvement of facilities, filing system, and career and technical laboratory.

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ACE 520 Principles Cooperative Ed3 Credit hours   

Principles for planning, implementing, and evaluating the cooperative design within the various service areas of technical education; analysis of factors which must be considered in selection of the cooperative design.

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ACE 521 Occupational Analysis3 Credit hours   

Assist the instructor in analyzing an occupation; goals and objectives to form a basis for curriculum; classifying and describing occupations; analysis procedures; course content, and technical skills and knowledge.

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ACE 522 Admin of Cooperative Programs3 Credit hours   

Administering cooperative education programs, recruiting, and selecting students; selecting training agencies and placing students; conducting public relations activities for the program; and advising the student organization.

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ACE 524 Safety in Career Technical Ed3 Credit hours   

Responsibilities of the teacher in providing a safe learning working environment: Effective approaches to accident prevention: Laws and regulatory agencies regarding safety management in the classroom and laboratory.

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ACE 525 Computer Appl Bus & Mkt3 Credit hours   

Study of computer applications and software for Business and Marketing Education.

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ACE 535 Methods of Exam Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Develop written and performance evaluation instruments: develop and use progress charts; determine appropriate grading procedures. Develop rating scales, objectives tests, classroom tests, manipulative tests, introduction to statistics.

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ACE 536 Coord Coop Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Background of Coordination; methods and techniques for evaluating and selecting work stations, student selection, placement and follow-up; role of advisory committees; method of evaluating cooperative work experience.

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ACE 540 Dev Merch/Sales Prom Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review merchandising and sales promotion content, objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 542 Prin Prevoc Exploration3 Credit hours   

Study of the prevocational exploration delivery system and develop instructional units which include goals, objectives, and criteria for evaluation of students.

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ACE 547 Computer Appl Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Designed to introduce modern instructional technology in today's classrooms and labs; introduction to disk operating systems, application software for instruction and instructional management, student evaluation, record keeping, and work processing.

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ACE 548 Appl Basic Skills Career Tech3 Credit hours   

Methods, techniques, and strategies for incorporating basic skills in career and technical instruction; emphasis on reading, writing, math, oral communication, and critical thinking skills; job seeking and job keeping skills.

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ACE 549 Occup Analysis Instruct Design3 Credit hours   

Analyzing an occupation to identify knowledge and skill; use of the analysis to develop problem solving objectives and instructional plans; emphasis on approach to facilitate student achievement of objectives.

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ACE 550 Interper Skills in Workplace3 Credit hours   

Course is designed to provide opportunities to learn in preparation for career success with supervisors, co-workers, clients, and customers. Human relations skills are examined and related to business success.

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ACE 552 Hist & Phil of Career Tech Ed3 Credit hours   

Historical influences in the development of workforce education in America and Europe; motivating influences and the implications of philosophy in modern career and technical education.

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ACE 559 Coord Career Tech Youth Activ3 Credit hours   

Organize and develop a co-curricular student organization; defining the purpose of the organization; plan appication and integration into the career and technical program; competencies in leadership and team building.

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ACE 565 Career Exploration & Develop3 Credit hours   

Exploring principles and techniques for career planning and job search. An overview of strategies for gaining a competitive edge in the labor market and experiencing a successful career beginning.

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ACE 569 Bus & Occupation Teach Methods3 Credit hours   

Survey of materials and methods for developing competencies in teaching business education and/or occupational training programs.

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ACE 570 Practicum Adult & Tech Ed1-4 Credit hours   

Individually designed field experience under supervision of the faculty; such experience related to the student's future professional role. (GRADING: CR/NC)

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ACE 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 584 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 591 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 592 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 593 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 594 Workshop1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 595 Hist Dev in Workforce Prep3 Credit hours   

An overview of the historical evolution of technical education legislation; analysis of Technical Education Acts as they relate to state and local planning of technical education programs.

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ACE 600 Aspects of Train and Dev3 Credit hours   

Overview of the training and development profession and theories that support the profession; emphasis on the variety of solutions used by HRD professionals to help improve individual and organizational performance.

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ACE 601 Philosophy Workforce Prep3 Credit hours   

Overview of the historical origins of technical education and their relationship to educational philosophies; foundations of areas of technical education; analysis of questions fundamental to a philosophy of technical education.

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ACE 603 Intro to Adult Ed & Learners3 Credit hours   

Designing to acquaint the student with the field of adult and continuing education, its foundations and development in this country and future trends

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ACE 605 Foundations Bus & Mkt Ed3 Credit hours   

Application of philosophy and principles of business and marketing education to the objectives, curriculum, guidance, and teacher preparation, emphasizing the techniques for coordination of federally aided programs.

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ACE 609 Develop Training Plans for B/I3 Credit hours   

Analysis of factors in developing local plans for business and industry; emphasis on implications of federal guidelines; factors which impinge upon programs during implementation; developing evaluation procedures.

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ACE 610 Current Issues Bus & Mkt Ed3 Credit hours   

Individual and group analysis of current issues in business and marketing; identification of issues significant to the direction of sound business and marketing education programs.

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ACE 614 ACE & Econ Dev3 Credit hours   

Study of the sources of data on employment needs; relationship to planning techniques for conducting a community survey; organizing data for analysis and applying the findings to the planning process.

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ACE 615 Student Career Organizations3 Credit hours   

A study of various facets of existing state/national student organizations. Special emphasis is placed upon the organizations of student career organizations and parliamentary procedures. (PR: ACE 542 or equivalent)

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ACE 616 Community Relations in ACE3 Credit hours   

Study of community organizations and the relationship of adult and continuing education; consideration of models for analyzing employment opportunities and occupational training needs and the process in securing community commitment.

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ACE 618 Literature Adult Contin Educ3 Credit hours   

A program of readings and reports on specific areas in adult education or particular problems within an area of adult and continuing education. Readings to be selected cooperatively with advisor.

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ACE 628 Adult Inst Envir & Pers Aspect3 Credit hours   

The course examines both environmental and personal factors which may impact on the adult learning process and is designed to foster awareness, which will be translated into appropriate intervention strategies.

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ACE 631 Survey Prac Computer Appl3 Credit hours   

An introductory course for persons who want to become familiar with the application of computers in the business/industrial fields represented by adult and technical education.

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ACE 635 Spec Pract Comp App Bus & Ind3 Credit hours   

An advanced course for persons who want to further their knowledge of the application of computers in the business and industrial fields, which are represented by adult and continuing education.

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ACE 637 Indiv Computer Prog App3 Credit hours   

Individually designed learning activities that involve the application of previously learned theories, processes, operations, techniques, or systems. The applications are studied, analyzed, and evaluated. (PR: ATE 631, Equivalent or appropriate experience, CR/NC Grading).

Pre-req: ACE 631 or ATE 631.

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ACE 643 Teaching EFL Abroad3 Credit hours   

Designed to explore the educational history of teaching a foreign language in different countries.

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ACE 650 Career Educ Curriculum Dev3 Credit hours   

Instructional unit is developed to assist children and youth to achieve academic, general, or technical education and also career education goals; includes goals, objectives, procedures, student activities, resources, and evaluation.

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ACE 651 Developing Marketing Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review marketing content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 652 Field Based Job Analysis3 Credit hours   

Field study of job analysis, curriculum, course and program design.

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ACE 653 Develop Management Curr3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review management content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 655 Developing Human Resources Cur3 Credit hours   

Conduct library research, review personnel content, select content objectives, identify content appropriate for the target group, prepare teaching outlines, and design evaluation instruments.

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ACE 656 Instr Planning for Adults3 Credit hours   

An examination and application of the process involved in the development, operation, and evaluation of adult programs in the community, business, and industry.

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ACE 659 EFL Methods3 Credit hours   

Designed to provide students with the latest methodologies associated with teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to the adult learner. (PR: ACE 643)

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ACE 661 Practicum ACE3 Credit hours   

Individually designed to provide field experience under the supervision of the faculty, such experience to be related to the student's project role in adult and continuing education.

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ACE 662 App Field Exp Prevoc Explor3 Credit hours   

Students are assisted in making revisions in instructional units, organizing an advisory committee, and organizing Career Exploration Club as an integral part of the classroom function. (PR ACE 542)

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ACE 663 Practicum EFL3 Credit hours   

Designed to engage the student in hands-on teaching in a classroom setting. (PR ACE 659)

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ACE 664 Technical Ed Practicum3 Credit hours   

Individually designed to provide field experience under the supervision of the faculty, such experience to be related to the student's profession. (CR/NC Grading) (PR: At least 8 of the following courses and permission of instructor: ACE 601, 609, 614, 646, 648, EDA 500, 600, 640, 740)

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ACE 667 Co-Op Ed Work Force Exp1-10 Credit hours   

Alternating or parallel periods of study and paid employment for experiential learning related to student's academic and/or professional goals (Min 50 hours paid work experienc3e per credit hour) (CR/NC GRADING)

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ACE 668 Internship Field Based Bus/Ind3 Credit hours   

Internship in the technical content areas of marketing, merchandising, management, or technology. Evaluation of methods, and procedures in marketing, merchandising, management, or technology. (PR: ACE 609, 628, 652, and 656)

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ACE 671 Eval of Adult and Tech Educ3 Credit hours   

An examination of the design and evaluation processes used in adult learning areas with emphasis on the T&D and technical fields as well as the general field.

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ACE 673 Assessment in Adult Tech3 Credit hours   

Evaluation procedures in adult/technical education including principles of test construction; survey of standardized and published tests; utilization in the classroom or training department; review of statistical methods.

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ACE 675 Literature & Research ACE3 Credit hours   

Program of readings and reports on specific areas of adult/continuing education or particular problems within an area of adult and continuing education; reading selected cooperatively with advisor.

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ACE 677 Research Method & Design ACE3 Credit hours   

Study of methodology, application, analysis, and synthesis of research; a review of current studies with attention to statistical techniques, data collecting, data handling, and the impact of particular research.

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ACE 679 Problem Report1-6 Credit hours   
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ACE 680 International Workforce Dev3 Credit hours   

This course is designed for students in technical and social fields who are interested in workforce development. It has three components: education and training, collaborative research, and technical assistance.

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ACE 681 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   
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ACE 685 ACE Capstone3 Credit hours   

This course provides training and assessment experiences for students seeking Master of Science degrees in Adult and Technical Education. The student's degree portfolio and capstone assessment will be completed within this course.

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ACE 689 Grant Proposal Writing3 Credit hours   

This course involves the development of a grant proposal and includes the steps required to produce a final document.

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ACE 690 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 691 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 692 Seminar1-4 Credit hours   
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ACE 702 Analysis Lit Comm Tech Coll3 Credit hours   

Identification and analysis of current issues in community technical college teaching with application of procedures for investigation, accompanied by a critical examination of findings and their application to local programs.

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ACE 703 Interpret Utl App Res Tch3 Credit hours   

Students will learn how to choose the appropriate statistics, interpret the outputs, and develop skills in writing about the meaning of the results.

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ACE 707 Professional Seminar I1 Credit hour   

Selected topics in programs and institutional aassessment related to community and technical colleges.

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ACE 708 Professional Seminar II1 Credit hour   

Selected topics in thesis proposal, overview of grantsmanship, and funding sources. Discussion of the effects of new technologies and the Internet on the proposal process.

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ACE 709 Professional Seminar III1 Credit hour   

Provides students an opportunity to sythesize prior course experience and to prepare and present a draft thesis prospectus.

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ACE 712 Class Asses Comm Tech Coll3 Credit hours   

Presentation of assessment principles that clearly and specifically relate to instruction, current research and new directions in the assessment field, and practical and realistic examples and suggestions.

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ACE 718 Ed and Employ Pre Diverse Pop3 Credit hours   

The needs of diverse/special needs population, including youth and adults with disabilities, disadvantaged, limited English proficient, displaced workers, minorities, incarcerated, and single teen parents. Specific attention to federal legislation.

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ACE 723 Persp Strategies Teach Work Ed3 Credit hours   

Teaching/learning process and consideration of teaching methods employed to encourage, guide, and evaluate community and technical college students' learning.

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ACE 726 Fund Plan Admin Issues CTC3 Credit hours   

Governance and administration of the contemporary community and technical college in the United States with a focus on planning, funding, and selected administrative issues.

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ACE 781 Thesis6 Credit hours   

Individual research in a selected field of community and technical college teaching under the direction of a graduate faculty member of the department.

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