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 Course Title:   Adult Basic Education Level 3

 Title Abbreviation:   ADULT BASIC EDUCATION 3

 Department:    ABE

 Course #:    30

 Credits:    16

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    16

 CIP:    320230

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

ABE Level 3 (Low Intermediate Basic Education). Non-transfer credit instructional course designed to teach reading, writing, and computational skills to individuals who have a goal to improve basic skills, and at intake, score 211-220 on CASAS appraisal test (grade equivalents 4.0-5.9).

 Prerequisite  

None

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  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate mastery of the Washington State Adult Learning Standards for ABE Level 3 as measured by approved assessment tools, procedures, and methodologies.
    • Reading: Adults performing at Level 3 can quickly and accurately read and comprehend words and word groups in multiple pages of simple text to independently accomplish simple, well-defined and structured reading activities in a range of comfortable and familiar settings.
    • Writing: Adults performing at Level 3 can write simple narrative, informative, or expressive texts of a paragraph and steps/instructions/commands with some effort but with few errors. They can independently accomplish well-defined and structured writing activities for varied audiences (self, family, workplace, teacher) in a range of comfortable and familiar settings.
    • Math: Adults performing at Level 3 can easily select and apply the knowledge, skills, and strategies at this level to independently accomplish simple, well-defined, and structured math tasks in a range of comfortable and familiar, or highly structured, settings.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Content is based on the Washington State Basic Skills Competencies and individual learner goals.