SRJC Course Outlines

12/7/2021 6:45:12 AMADLTED 766.7 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 766.7Title:  WORKPLACE WRITING  
Full Title:  Workforce Preparation 7: Introduction to Workplace Writing
Last Reviewed:4/23/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.002 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

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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Students will use common workplace vocabulary and terms, as they apply to writing in sentences, paragraphs, and short letters, memos, instructions, or emails. This course includes a review of basic English fundamentals emphasizing correct grammatical usage, correct sentence construction, punctuation, and spelling.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 766.6Course Completion of ADLTED 766.6

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will use common workplace vocabulary and terms, as they apply to writing in sentences, paragraphs, and short letters, memos, instructions, or emails. This course includes a review of basic English fundamentals emphasizing correct grammatical usage, correct sentence construction, punctuation, and spelling.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 766.6Course Completion of ADLTED 766.6
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.  Construct complete and correct sentences using accurate spelling and appropriate punctuation
    as related to workplace written communications.
2.  Identify the parts of speech and explain how they function in a correct sentence.
3.  Apply common workplace terminology in sentences, paragraphs, and workplace notes, letters,
    memos, instructions and emails.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Recognize different kinds of nouns, pronouns,verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions,
    conjunctions, direct and indirect objects.
2. Construct simple and compound sentences related to the workplace.
3. Proofread for spelling and punctuation errors.
4. Use common workplace vocabulary and terminology in sentences, paragraphs, and short
    workplace notes, letters, memos, instructions and emails.

Topics and Scope
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I. Why Correct Grammar is Important in the Workplace - Review
    A. Descriptive grammar
    B. Prescriptive grammar
II. Grammar Review
    A. Nouns
    B. Verbs
    C. Pronouns
    D. Adjectives    
     E. Adverbs
    F. Prepositions
    G. Conjunctions
III. Punctuation Review
    A. End punctuation--period, question mark, exclamation
    B. Commas
    C. Semi-Colon
    D. Colon
    E. Hyphen and Dash
    F. Parentheses and Brackets
    G. Other Symbols
IV. Types of Sentences
    A. Simple
    B. Compound
    C. Complex
    D. Compound-Complex
VI. Proofreading and Editing
    A. Tips and Tricks
    B. Corrections
VII. Vocabulary and Terminology
    A. Commonly used words particular to office communications
    B. Commonly used words and terms particular to customer service
    C. Commonly used words and terms particular to manufacturing
    D. Commonly misspelled words
VIII. Workplace Writing and Formatting
    A. Letters
    B. Memos
    C. Instructions
    D. Emails

Assignments:
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1. Weekly quizzes (2 - 8)
2. In-class paragraph writing exercises, proofreading and editing,
    individually and in groups (10 - 20)
3. Group presentation--grammatical concepts
4. Business letter
5. Business memo
6. Business instructions
7. Business email
8. Writing portfolio
9. Active attendance and participation
10. 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
40 - 50%
In-class sentences, paragraphs, and letters, memos, emails; portfolio
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
10 - 20%
Grammar exercises--punctuation, editing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Weekly quizzes; final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Attendance and participation; Group presentation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Tools for Workplace Success: Essential Skills for the Workplace. McGraw-Hill Publishing. 2012 (classic)
Workplace Skills: Writing for Work, Student Workbook. McGraw-Hill Publishing. 2012 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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