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VAECP ABE/ASE Level 1 Online

Course Portal: Blackboard

The VAECP Online allows participants to complete each level of certification through an interactive online setting consisting of individual work, group work, formative assessment, and reflection with a cohort from various geographical and classroom experience perspectives.

Each week’s lesson addresses a topic related to effective instruction in the ABE/ASE classroom, and includes policy, procedures, standards, and lesson planning.

Lessons and resources included in this course:

  • The field of adult education
  • How adults approach learning
  • Assessment and instruction
  • Curricula, Standards-based Instruction, Career Pathways, and GED Assessment Targets
  • Integrating technology into instruction
  • Essential elements of effective instruction
  • Instructional strategies in a multilevel classroom
  • Taking it to the classroom

Completion of the course is designed to require a minimum of 40 hours of your time; approximately five hours a week. However, you may find that you want to spend longer with some topics.

This course is not currently available to out-of-state participants.

To register for this course, go to the Virginia Learning Center (VLC). Please be sure you are logged off of your VLC account before you click on this link. The link will take you to a log in portal. After you log in, you will see the course registration information for this course only. There is a prerequisite, which you must click on and complete prior to registration. This takes the place of and combines our former How to Be a Good Online Learner short course and the Online Learner Contract requirement, with a few simple clicks. We look forward to your participation in VAECP ABE/ASE Instructor Level 1 Online.

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