SRJC Course Outlines

6/20/2021 3:23:17 AMESL 732 Course Outline as of Summer 2017

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 732Title:  ESL FOR COMPUTER STUDIES  
Full Title:  ESL for Computer Studies
Last Reviewed:10/12/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum0Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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 are interested in expanding their computer literacy skills.  This ESL computer course includes reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills.  Students use Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) as they develop language skills.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ESL 716

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This is a course for ESL students who are interested in expanding their computer literacy skills.  This ESL computer course includes reading, vocabulary, study and test-taking strategies, and written and oral communication skills.  Students use Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) as they develop language skills.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ESL 716
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 Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) to create basic documents and
presentations.
2.  Use study skills and test-taking strategies when completing coursework.
3.  Read and write about Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) software content.
 

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Upon completion of the course students will be able to:
 
COMPUTER SKILLS
1. Define key computer terms and use a textbook glossary or a dictionary effectively to learn
computer-related vocabulary.  
2. Create, revise, edit, format, save and print Microsoft Word documents of 1-2 pages.
3. Utilize skills learned in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to create an oral presentation.
4. Create a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet using personal data.
5. Access computer-related materials such as magazines, newspapers, or manuals from
library databases or from the Web.
6. Use the SRJC student portal to identify computer classes for future study.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS
1. Pre-read, skim and scan computer textbooks and related materials.
2. Analyze selected readings for comprehension, including main idea and supporting details.
3. Summarize orally lectures or readings of 500-1000 words.
4. Give a brief oral Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
 
STUDY SKILLS
1. Take clear notes based on a 45-minute lecture.
2. Apply quiz/exam preparation strategies.

Topics and Scope
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A. Computer Application Skills
  1. Microsoft Word documents
  2. Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  3. Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
B. Content-Based Reading/Vocabulary Skills
  1. Pre-reading discussion
  2. Skimming and scanning
  3. Main idea and supporting details
  4. Outlining
   5. Meaning through context
  6. Glossary use
  7. Math terminology as it applies to Excel
C. Writing Skills
   1. Pre-writing techniques, e.g. free writing, outlining, and listing
   2. Paragraph-length summaries
D. Oral Communication Skills
   1. Oral summary of course material
   2. Presentation skills
E. Study Skills
  1. Note taking
  2. Test preparation

Assignments:
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1. Summary (written or oral) of a short reading or mini-lecture in 100-150 words.
2. Weekly vocabulary exercises in the textbook.
3. Bi-weekly note taking exercises and outlining of textbook chapters.
4. Bi-weekly textbook readings (5-10 pages) and selected articles.
5. 4 to 6, 1-2 page Microsoft Word written assignments, including tables, graphs, and pictures.
6. Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to organize personal data.
7. Research websites for final oral project.
8. Final 5-7 minute oral project using Microsoft PowerPoint.
9. 4 to 6 chapter quizzes and midterm and final exams.

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
25 - 35%
Written homework, Summaries, reports, presentation notes & outlines
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
30 - 55%
Class performances, Performance exams, Oral presentations
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%
Class participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Welcome to Microsoft Office 2010, by Murphy, Jill, 2011
Instructor prepared materials

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