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CEN Engineering Fundamentals 1

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: Career and Vocational Education
Course ID: OTH221-CEN
College Concurrent: No
School District: Niobrara County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Virtual Academy
Course Capacity: 99
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Synchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Inc.
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 21, 2019 - May 22, 2020
Available for Purchase: 400.00

Course Description:
This course is designed to give students strong problem-solving skills and a solid foundation in fundamental principles they will need to become analytical, detail-oriented, and creative engineers. The course begins with an overview of what engineers do, an inside glimpse of the various areas of specialization, and a straightforward look at what it takes to succeed. It then covers the basic physical concepts and laws that students will encounter on the job. The course also includes professional profiles that highlight the work of practicing engineers from around the globe. Throughout, the course demonstrates how engineers apply physical and chemical laws and principles, as well as mathematics, to design, test, and supervise the production of millions of parts, products, and services that people use every day.
Course Prerequisites:
None
Required Materials:
None
Course Accessibility:
Accomodations of modifications are based on academic need. We utilize read-aloud programs, visual supports, dictation programs, closed captioning, and braille.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.