ED 100 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION (2/32)
Presenting an understanding of the value of providing a wholly Christian education to today’s students and equipping teachers with valuable tools for managing an organized and disciplined classroom that is conducive to building strong moral character.
ED 120 ART FOR CHURCH PROMOTIONS ( – /32)
Creating the artwork used for special church events. This course will start by teaching the basics in art and design. Step-by-step teaching will show how to take promotional art from a mere idea to a plan or design and how to put that design together and present it by a deadline.
ED 130 ORIENTATION TO WORKSHOP (1/16)
Preparing the student for different areas of workshop responsibilities in an actual classroom. Working relationships with advisory teachers and dealing with students will also be discussed.
ED 131 TEACHING WORKSHOPS (5/80)
Practical training in an actual classroom under the supervision of an advisory teacher for one hour per week over five semesters during the student’s tenure. Emphasis is given to cutting letters, using the opaque projector, grading papers, filing student papers, and conducting drills once a month.
ED 140 TEACHING METHODS – EDU (3/48)
An in-depth study explaining and demonstrating the most effective methods of teaching and reaching children, with emphasis on story-telling and visual aids.
ED 201 GENERAL MATH (2/32)
Laying the basic foundation for basic mathematics, introducing and refreshing the student’s skills in areas such as consumer math, geometry, pre-algebra and basic math skills.
ED 202 TEACHING BIBLE (2/32)
Organizing a Bible class that will make an impact on the lives of Christian school students. The course will teach how to use visuals, songs, character traits, and Bible memory for grades kindergarten through sixth.
ED 203 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE (2/32)
Teaching the beginning of children’s literature and its growth throughout history. Different types of books children might like to read in the Christian classroom are discussed.
ED 204 TESTS AND MEASUREMENTS (3/48)
Familiarizes future teachers with educational measurement and evaluation: testing, grading, and reporting student achievement. Emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of measurement and evaluation in the Christian school classroom.
ED 205 TEACHING MATH (2/32)
A class focusing on the fundamentals of mathematics used by Christian school teachers, including the basic operations of arithmetic, fractions, decimals, and other basic principles. Prerequisite-General Math.
ED 206 TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2/32)
Teaching physical education in the Christian school. A system of activities to use at different times and with appropriate ages will be taught.
ED 207 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE SURVEY (2/32)
An overview of biology as taught in the Christian school.
ED 300 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION (3/48)
A study placing Christian education in its proper perspective with emphasis on its historical and philosophical development, in contrast to the secular humanism being taught in most public schools.
ED 301 TEACHING MUSIC (2/32)
Teaching musical techniques in songs, rhythm, notation, and instruments for the elementary grades.
ED 302 TEACHING READING (2/32)
A study designed to enable elementary teachers to help students develop and improve their reading and studying skills. The phonetic approach is used to help build the reading foundation.
ED 303 TEACHING ENGLISH (2/32)
Presenting the principles of English grammar and other aspects of an English class to the student in the Christian school. Prerequisite-English Grammar I and II.
ED 307 TEACHING ART (2/32)
A basic course involving art techniques appropriate for the different grade levels from kindergarten to sixth grade.
ED 308 TEACHING HEALTH (2/32)
Health and how to teach it in the Christian school. Three areas of health will be discussed: spiritual, emotional, and physical.
ED 400 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (3/48)
A study of the thoughts and intents of the heart of a child. Evaluation of problem-solving techniques in the classroom and effective sources of child development will be studied.
ED 401 CHILD PSYCHOLOGY (3/48)
A study of the development of the child as a whole, including spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social, and physical phases of a child’s life. Emphasis will be on the teaching-learning process of spiritual development and the teaching of character.
ED 402 ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY (3/48)
A study of Scriptural foundations for personal development from pre-adolescence through adolescence. The scriptural view of human personality, formulation of behavior, and bringing a teenager into the right moral, physical, mental, social, and emotional relationship with the Scriptural laws of God.
ED 403 LIFE SKILLS SEMINAR (2/32)
A basic study concentrating on the fine-tuning of each student’s particular area of ministry. The final specifics of becoming a part of a church or Christian school staff are presented, along with an overview of a proper employer-employee relationship.
ED 404 TEACHING HISTORY (2/32)
Teaching history with a Scriptural focus. Different areas in history will be discussed. Class projects enhancing learning history will be assigned that also could be used in the classroom.
ED 405 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I (2/32)
The first of two courses designed to assist students in their effort to acquire the mastery of a foreign language.
ED 407 TEACHING SCIENCE (2/32)
Teaching science with the focus on God as the Creator. Class projects enhancing learning science will be assigned that also could be used in the classroom.
ED 409 STUDENT TEACHING – EDU (21/336)
Supervised classroom teaching for one semester at Longview Christian Academy. The student will work up to teaching the entire school day for two weeks with full responsibilities.