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 Course Title:   Adult Basic Education Level 4

 Title Abbreviation:   ADULT BASIC EDUCATION 4

 Department:    ABE

 Course #:    40

 Credits:    16

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    16

 CIP:    320240

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

ABE Level 4 (High Intermediate Basic Education). Non-transfer credit instructional courses designed to teach reading, writing, and computational skills to individuals who have a goal to improve basic skills and, at intake, score 221-235 on a CASAS appraisal test (grade equivalents 6.0-8.9).

 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 4 as measured by approved assessment tools, procedures, and methodologies.
    • Reading: Adults performing at Level 4 can read and comprehend a variety of texts at an appropriate pace and with good comprehension to independently accomplish structured reading activities in a variety of familiar and some novel settings.
    • Writing: Adults performing at Level 4 can write coherent steps or a few well-constructed paragraphs easily and with few errors to independently accomplish well defined and structured writing activities for varied purposes (such as for personal expression, to inform, to persuade or to complete a task) and audiences in a range of comfortable and familiar settings.
    • Math: Adults performing at Level 4 can easily select and apply the knowledge, skills, and strategies at this level to independently accomplish well-defined and structured math tasks in a range of comfortable and familiar 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.