Dual Enrollment in GVSU Education Courses
Students at Battle Creek Central High School can take free education dual-enrollment courses taught by Grand Valley State University faculty. These courses will be taken along with students' high school courses at Battle Creek Central High School. Students will grow their social networks by connecting with Grand Valley State University staff and faculty. Below is more information about the courses.
INT 100 - Reflect, Connect, Engage (3 Credits)
Have you ever thought about in what ways education can transform your life and change your world? In this course, you will get an opportunity to explore how liberal education can empower you and others to question yourselves and your society through critical engagement with both classical and contemporary philosophical and literary texts. You will discover how a liberal education can teach skills that can help you develop your personal, professional, and civic lives. INT100- Provides a foundation to help you become familiar with college-level work, develop study habits, learn to use critical thinking skills, and engage in critical dialogs, all while having fun learning!
EDF 115: Introduction to Education: An Exploration of Schooling in America (3 Credits)
This field-based course explores the way schools work and introduces students to educators' professional roles and responsibilities. Students learn principles of teaching and learning, including social and cultural factors that shape learning outcomes. Students spend 15 hours learning about different professions in the field of education and another 15 hours working in a classroom setting assisting experienced teachers in the classroom.
Battle Creek Central High School students interested in enrolling in these dual enrollment courses are encouraged to contact Sarah Cox at [email protected] or (616) 331-6593.