SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2019 4:47:13 AMESL 722 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 722Title:  ESL COMPUTER LITERACY  
Full Title:  ESL Computer Literacy
Last Reviewed:3/10/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum0Lab Scheduled2.006 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This is a course for ESL students who have little or no experience with computers. Students use operating systems, word processing, the Internet, and email, as they develop language skills.This ESL computer course includes basic reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ESL 714

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This is a course for ESL students who have little or no experience with computers. Students use operating systems, word processing, the Internet, and email, as they develop language skills.This ESL computer course includes basic reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ESL 714
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Use a computer independently in a variety of contexts for personal, vocational, and academic purposes.
Speak, read, and write about basic computer-related topics.
2.  Use appropriate study skills when completing coursework.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
 
COMPUTER SKILLS
1. Use basic computer terms such as CPU, monitor, menu, window, flash drive, memory,
document, etc.
2. Demonstrate functional competence in basic tasks such as creating, opening, editing,
formatting, and printing documents, including short paragraphs.
3. Utilize skills learned in word processing and presentation software to create a simple
oral presentation.
4. Demonstrate competence in filling out computer-based forms, searching the web, and
sending and receiving email.
5. Identify features of and navigate the SRJC student portal.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
1. Orally summarize accomplished lesson objectives.
2. Use process-writing techniques for paragraph development.
3. Use reading strategies for comprehension.
 
STUDY SKILLS
1. analyze course handouts for content and follow simple instructions.
2. Take simple class notes based on instructions.

Topics and Scope
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Based on level-appropriate computer text and topic readings:
 
A. Computer application skills  
    1.  Word processor software  
    2.  Email
   3.  Internet  
    4.  Presentation software including visual aids
   5.  SRJC Student Portal
 
B. Computer component skills
   1. Keyboard and mouse
   2. USB storage
   3. Printer usage
 
C. Introductory content-based reading/vocabulary skills
   1.  Pre-read
    2.  Skim, scan
    3.  Steps in performing lesson objectives
   4.  Key elements and terminology
    5.  Meaning through context
   6.  Dictionary use
 
D.  Introductory writing skills   
    1.  Beginning pre-writing techniques, e.g. brainstorming, outlining, and listing   
    2.  Word processing short paragraphs
 
E.  Oral communication skills   
    1.  Summarizing
   2.  Presentation
 
F.  Introductory study skills
    1.  Simple note taking
    2.  Organization of materials

Assignments:
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1. Complete 3-4 exercises on basic computer vocabulary.
2. Maintain weekly personal dictionary of introductory computer terminology.
3. Weekly paragraph writing using a word processor.
4. Integrate pictures, graphics, bullets, and various formatting into 3-4 word processed documents.
5. Open and edit previously created documents.
6. Save files and print documents to demonstrate task completion.
7. Use a search engine weekly to scan for needed information and take simple notes about a specific search result.
8. Fill out a form online.
9. Create an email account.
10. Create a list of contacts in the email account.
11. Send, reply, and forward email messages.
12. Take simple notes in order to prepare for an oral presentation, using three websites.
13. Access student portal and navigate to find key information.
14. Final project using presentation software skills.
15. 3-4 quizzes and a final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Weekly paragraphs and final project
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 60%
In-class computer-skills exercises, email, final oral presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 20%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Welcome to Computers for ESL Students: 3rd edition, by Wooden, Lois (2012).
Welcome to Computers for ESL Students: 3rd edition Workbook, by Wooden, Lois (2012).
Instructor prepared materials

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