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Course SummaryRefer to this extensive study guide to help you review all of the topics you need to know to take the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Family and Consumer Sciences exam. Use lesson quizzes and chapter exams to measure your readiness in sitting for this exam.
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About This Course
This study guide is designed to be one of the most comprehensive resources available to help you prepare for the GACE Family and Consumer Sciences exam. You'll access lessons devoted to topics about human development, relationships, parenting, home and clothing selections, consumerism and nutrition. Short lessons take only ten minutes or less to review and you can choose to print lesson transcripts to create quick-reference materials. Use your Dashboard to easily track your progress as you move through the course. Self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams are great tools to test your knowledge as you move from one topic to the next.
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Syllabus & Course Information
The GACE Family and Consumer Sciences study guide aligns with the material you will be tested on when sitting for this teacher certification exam. You study details about human growth, types of relationships, the parenting process, career skills, nutrients and resource management. Once you have completed this course, you will be able to:
- Highlight stages of human development, from infancy to adulthood
- Discuss developmental milestones and abnormalities
- Describe early childhood education programs
- Define family systems and structures
- Identify and discuss parenting styles
- Understand education theories
- List careers in family and consumer sciences
- Describe features of home design
- Provide details about food safety and food preparation
- Discuss nutritional choices, sources of nutrient and nutritional needs
- Talk about textiles, clothing and consumer rights
This course is made up of 29 individual chapters broken down into 201 video and text lessons. Lessons are accessible 24/7 from any device and you can easily reach out to experts with any questions using a brief online contact form.
GACE Family and Consumer Sciences (544) Exam Information
Aspiring family and consumer sciences educators in the state of Georgia must take and pass this certification exam to gain the credentials needed to begin teaching in this content area. This exam consists of two parts: Test I covers nutrition, resource management and textiles, while Test II addresses early childhood education, relationships, foundations of family/consumer sciences and housing.
- Number of Questions: Combined Tests I and II - 160 questions (80 each test)
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: Combined Tests I and II - 5 hours
- Exam Cost: Combined Test - $193
GACE Family and Consumer Sciences (544) Exam Breakdown
|GACE Family and Consumer Sciences Test I Concept||Percent of GACE Family and Consumer Sciences Test I||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Food Science, Nutrition and Wellness||50%||40 questions||40|
|Resource Management||30%||24 questions||22|
|Textiles and Apparel||20%||16 questions||17|
|GACE Family and Consumer Sciences Test II Concept||Percent of GACE Family and Consumer Sciences Test II||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Early Childhood Education and Community Services||40%||32 questions||55|
|Family and Interpersonal Relationships||22%||17 questions||24|
|Foundations and Pathways of Family and Consumer Sciences||22%||17 questions||30|
|Housing, Interiors and Living Environments||16%||14 questions||13|
GACE Family and Consumer Sciences (544) Exam Preparation & Registration
This course offers a quick and convenient way to review everything you need to know for the GACE Family and Consumer Sciences exam. You will have the opportunity to refresh your memory or learn new facts about physical, cognitive and social development; family, interpersonal and love relationships; family dynamics; parenthood; counseling and social programs for families; basic career skills; and home design features. You can also study details about food quality standards; food science; food processing and digestion; health and wellness; consumerism; and facts about fashion design and the textile industry.
Registration for this or any GACE exam can be completed online or by phone. Create an account on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website, select the test you wish to take and choose a date, time and location, then supply all requested information. Make your payment of the exam fees using credit or debit card, PayPal or electronic check. Print the admission ticket once you complete your registration, which must be presented at your test location.
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