EDG 1030 - Dolphin Studies, Education & Curriculum Experience: Professional Development Dolphin Lab for Teacher
This introductory program surveys a wide range of knowledge, theories and outgoing research concerning marine
mammals, animal husbandry, operant conditioning training practices and related issues, including instruction specific to
the facility and its resident dolphins. This course offers students a unique opportunity to gain career oriented hands-on
experience in dolphin husbandry and training, including diet preparation; how to feed, reinforce, and maintain established
behaviors all under the guidance of accomplished trainers. Students will reside at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy
Key. Course requirements center on active participation in the course and passing comprehensive end of course exam.
EDG 2331 - Introduction to Environmental Education
This course introduces environmental education drawing upon the special resources of the Florida Keys. Active,
collaborative, non-traditional field experiences are stressed and practiced. Topics reflect field experience and include a
broad scope of outdoor and museum activities.
EME 2040C - Introduction to Technology for Educators
Application of instructional design principles for the use of technology to enhance the quality of teaching and learning
in the classroom. The course includes hands-on experience with educational media, emerging technologies, and hardware,
software, and peripherals for the personal computer as well as data-driven decision-making processes. Identification of
appropriate software for classroom applications, classroom procedures for integrating technologies with emphasis on
legal and ethical use, and effective instructional strategies for teachers and students in regard to research, analysis, and
demonstration of technology. Students will be provided an overview of the Florida Educator Accomplished Practices,
Sunshine State Standards, the Professional Educator Competencies, and the National Educational Technology Standards.
This course is an applications and theory course designed to familiarize participants with various technologies and their
uses in education.
EMS 1059C - First Responder for Medical Professionals
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. This course is based on the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration and DOT Standard Curriculum for first responders at scenes of accident and/or illness and is designed
to prepare the student for emergency care of a victim, providing the skills and knowledge of care prior to the arrival of the
Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic. Recognition of symptoms and signs of impending danger to the patient’s life
and the accepted treatment modes for the conditions will be taught as well as techniques for extrication (light duty) of
the accident victim. This course is required for firefighters, law enforcement officers, volunteer rescue personnel, and those
wishing to enter the EMS profession.
EMS 1158C - Emergency Medical Technician
Prerequisites: ( S01 440 or FCTR 355 or ( A03 018 and A01 017 ) or ( CPTR 083 and CPTL 083 ) or ( PRTR 104 and
PRTL 099 ) and MAT 0024C CR C. * or CPTE 072 or A02 019 or S02 440 ) or PRTM 113
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. The EMT course is designed as a one semester
course, 11 credit hours in length to prepare the student for employment in an EMS System as an EMT. In addition to regular
classroom lecture and lab practical time, the student will be assigned to contract agencies for experience in riding with
the rescue and ambulance units under supervision of State of Florida EMT’s or Paramedics. Students will also be assigned
to hospital agencies for emergency department experience. Upon successful completion of this course students will be
eligible for application to the State of Florida and/or the National Registry for certification by examination as an Emergency
Medical Technician. The course meets and exceeds the 1994 US D.O.T. EMS National Standards curriculum as required by the
Florida Department of Emergency Medical Services, and the Florida Department of Education.