Edgenuity today announced the release of ten new courses heading into the 2014-2015 school year.
The new course offerings include:
- Algebra I – An all-new edition, with more real-world connections, interactive tools and models, worked examples, and performance tasks.
- Physical Science – Focused on traditional concepts in chemistry and physics, this course provides an overview of scientific principles and procedures with virtual labs, interactive simulations and models, and project-based activities designed to meet the Next Generation Science Standards.
- English Language Arts 9 – Invites students to explore both classic and contemporary texts with a focus on literary analysis and inferential evaluation of poetry, drama, and literary nonfiction, mastering comprehension and literary-analysis strategies.
- AP World History – Joins Edgenuity’s existing AP suite, which also includes courses such as AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Spanish and French, and AP Environmental Science.
- Computer Applications: Microsoft® Office® – Introduces students to Microsoft Office through video instruction, interactive skill demonstrations, and hands-on practice assignments.
- Expository Reading and Writing – Students explore short but complex fiction and poetry, and focus on expository and persuasive texts and analytical reading.
- Modern World History – Examines major events and turning points of world history from the Enlightenment to the present through an investigation of the foundational ideas that shaped the modern world.
- Medical Terminology – Introduces students to the structure of medical terms, medical abbreviations and acronyms.
- Microsoft Office Specialist – Introduces students to Microsoft® Office® while preparing them for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of the Microsoft User Specialist (MOS) certification program.
- Georgia Studies – Examines the major events of Georgia history from Paleolithic times to the present, tracing the events surrounding the European settlement of Georgia, statehood, the Civil War, and modern times in the context of the development of the United States.
Multimedia content such as graphs, charts, diagrams, animations, simulations, and labs, as well as an emphasis on analytical problem-solving skills are incorporated throughout the courses.