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 Course Title:   Educational Interviewing


 Department:    ESL

 Course #:    10

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    320201

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

A learner-focused course designed to orient students to the Adult ESL program and other resources and services; to appraise students' current abilities, characteristics, backgrounds, and interests; and to help students set long-term and short-term goals and create a plan of action to meet those goals. (Note: credits range from 1 to 3 credits.)



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

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. Learner-focused orientation course should be begun the first quarter of enrollment in order to achieve:
    • More reliable prediction of student outcomes
    • Better student retention and better student achievement
    • More intentionality in teaching
    • More contextualization in instruction
    • Greater success with students who are marginalized, hardest-to-serve, or multi-problemed

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Orientation to the program, its resources, and services; appraisal of current student abilities, characteristics, styles, and readiness to learn; student??s personal, educational, and employment background and interests; student??s skill gaps, learning deficiencies, and difficulties; barrier identification with strategies, recommendations, and interventions for improvement; student??s long-term and short-term goals; identification of the skills needed to reach those goals; and a plan of action for the student to achieve the goals (personal learning/action plan).