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Course SummaryThe ORELA Family and Consumer Sciences exam has been replaced by the National Evaluation Series (NES) Family and Consumer Sciences teacher certification assessment. This online test preparation course helps you quickly prepare for the exam through fun lessons and practice quizzes.
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About This Course
If you're a prospective family and consumer science teacher in the state of Oregon, you'll need to pass the NES Family and Consumer Sciences assessment (formerly the ORELA Family and Consumer Sciences exam). This course offers engaging lessons and assessments that cover the topics that you'll need to know for the day of your test. As you work through the course, you'll study human development, relationships, nutrition, food preparation, personal wellness, resource management and more. You can access the course whenever you have free time using your computer or mobile device.
This course was last updated in 2019.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This course is aligned with the content of the actual NES Family and Consumer Science test, so you can be sure that you're studying information you need to know. You'll strengthen your understanding of the pedagogical knowledge that's needed in order to demonstrate your ability to teach family and consumer sciences in Oregon. By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Evaluate parenthood preparation methods, prenatal care and parenting styles
- Describe the development of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children and adolescents
- Understand the nature of human relationships, conflicts and communication
- Identify common family changes and transitions
- Recognize effective stress and crisis management skills
- Discuss the fundamentals of resource management and consumer consumption
- Compare types of insurance coverage options
- Evaluate concepts related to nutrients, nutritional needs and wellness
- Outline food preparation, safety and storage techniques
- Name career and education options in the family and consumer sciences
- Utilize basic career skills
This course is broken into 22 topical chapters, and it contains a total of 180 lessons. Watch or read through the lessons at your own pace to review the material, and when you finish a lesson or chapter, try the accompanying assessment. You can also print our word-for-word transcripts if you want to study offline.
NES Family and Consumer Sciences (310) Exam Information
This NES Family and Consumer Sciences exam is currently being used for teacher certification purposes in the state of Oregon. The exam is aligned with national learning standards for educator licensure.
- Number of Questions: 150
- Question Types: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 3 hours
- Exam Cost: $95
NES Family and Consumer Sciences (310) Exam Breakdown
|NES Family and Consumer Sciences Exam Concept||Percent of the NES Family and Consumer Sciences Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Human development and relationships||33%||49||109|
|Resource management and consumer skills||25%||38||22|
|Nutrition and foods||25%||38||32|
|Workplace skills and careers||17%||25||17|
NES Family and Consumer Sciences Exam Preparation & Registration
To prepare for the NES Family and Consumer Sciences exam, you can either work through the course in sequence or jump to the chapter topics you want to study using the interactive dashboard. In addition to the lessons and practice quizzes, the course includes an Ask the Expert feature that allows you to submit any questions you may have about the family and consumer sciences. You can revisit these resources as many times as needed, and you can study at home, school, work or wherever it's convenient.
Registration for this exam can be made through the official Oregon Educator Licensure Assessments (ORELA) website. The exam is offered throughout the year, and you can select a nearby computer-based testing center when you register. You'll also be required to pay the exam fee and agree to NES testing policies upon registration.
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