SRJC Course Outlines

12/7/2021 8:10:53 AMADLTED 503 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 503Title:  AC SKLS/GED PREP 3/READ  
Full Title:  Basic Academic Skills and GED Preparation - Reading 3
Last Reviewed:12/12/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 18.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CSKLS 503

Catalog Description:
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Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for preparation for the GED and other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for English placement tests; credit English Pathway classes; Career Technical Education (CTE) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Third level reading course covers reading and study strategies, reading comprehension, and vocabulary development at a high school level, as determined through initial assessment.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Instruction and individualized learning plans are provided for preparation for the GED and other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests. Course also provides academic skills development in preparation for English placement tests; credit English Pathway classes; Career Technical Education (CTE) classes; and Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Third level reading course covers reading and study strategies, reading comprehension, and vocabulary development at a high school level, as determined through initial assessment.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)Course Completion of ADLTED 502 ( or CSKLS 502)
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.  Demonstrate comprehension of high school level academic, workplace, and recreational
    reading  through discussion and/or longer written responses and essays
2.  Demonstrate high school level vocabulary through discussion and/or longer written responses
    and essays
3.  Use a computer or electronic device for basic word-processing, accessing academic software,
    GED/High School Equivalency (HSE) testing sites, and college enrollment

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Reading
    a. Interpret high school level textbook material in science, social sciences, and literature
    b. Apply reading skills to lengthy news articles, basic workplace content, and pleasure reading
         of five pages or more
2. Vocabulary Development
    a. Effectively use a dictionary
    b. Apply roots, prefixes, and suffixes to decoding words
    c. Use increasingly more precise vocabulary in oral and written work
3. Basic Technology
    a. Use a word-processing program for longer writing assignments
    b. Describe how to access and use college and GED testing systems for enrollment and other
         services

Topics and Scope
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Content, topics, and scope will vary, depending on student skill level
1. How to read a book, magazine, or newspaper
    a. Pre-reading skills
    b. Organizational patterns in written materials
    c. Interpreting titles, captions, and other visual elements
2. Reading
    a. Finding the main idea in paragraphs
    b. Major and minor details
    c. How to write a summary of a longer articles, fiction, and poetry
    d. How to write a response to longer articles, fiction, and poetry (five pages or more)
    e. Annotating textbooks, articles, chapters
    f. Strategies for approaching basic types of reading such as workplace-related (instructions,
         employment ads, memos), short fiction, news articles
3. Vocabulary Development
    a. Using context clues
    b. Root words
    c. Prefixes and suffixes
    d. Vocabulary expansion
4. Basic Technology
    a. Basic computer use and navigation among assigned software programs
    b. Basic word-processing and keyboarding
    c. Student portals for enrollment and other services
    d. GED and other HSE test websites

Assignments:
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According to assessment and individualized learning plans, students will complete a variety of assignments appropriate to their reading levels:
1. Reading from assigned texts, magazines, newspapers, software applications, and job-related
    material
2. Reading comprehension exercises in textbooks, worksheets, and educational software
    applications
3. Textbook, worksheets, and computer assignments related to the reading
4. Written responses to reading assignments and specific topics
5. Exercises in computer use, keyboarding, and basic word-processing
6. Computer quizzes and assessment tests for GED readiness

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%
Reading responses; written assignments
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes and assessments using multiple choice, true/false, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 40%
Computer assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Writing for the GED Test (1-4). New Readers Press. 2016
Essential Reading Skills. Drawhorn, Omie and Perrin, Teresa. Essential Education. 2015
Kaplan GED Test 2015: Strategies, Practice, and Review. Van Slyke, Caren. Kaplan, Inc. 2015
Instructor-prepared materials.

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