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 Course Title:   ELA General Instruction III

 Title Abbreviation:   ELA GENERAL INSTR III

 Department:    ELA

 Course #:    23

 Credits:    16

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    16

 CIP:    320304

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

The third in a series of three courses to improve English skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and math to prepare for transition to high school completion, I-BEST, college programs or employment. Coursework may be contextualized in social science, science, or humanities topics.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 176

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate improvement in English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills consistent with College and Career Readiness Standards.
  2. Apply knowledge of English language to understanding and solving basic math problems.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

Course Contents

  1. English language listening, speaking, reading and writing.
  2. English for understanding Math.
  3. Information literacy and technology.
  4. College and career transition prep.