SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2021 3:53:29 PMCSKLS 329 Course Outline as of Spring 2011

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CSKLS 329Title:  WORKPLACE ENGLISH  
Full Title:  Workplace English
Last Reviewed:4/11/2005

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CSKL 308

Catalog Description:
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Instruction in basic English skills necessary for success in various industries.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Instruction in basic English skills necessary for success in various industries.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1. Recognize general and specific ideas in vocationally oriented reading
2. Identify topics and main ideas, make inferences and predict outcomes
  in vocationally oriented materials;
3. Write directions, procedures, memos, and business letters using
  standard punctuation and correct spelling;
4. Summarize technical information orally and in writing;
5. Correctly use vocationally-specific vocabulary and terminology in oral
  and written work;
6. Correctly spell technical terms and vocationally oriented vocabulary.

Topics and Scope
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1. Reading skills--topic, main idea, supporting details, inference,
   predictions, conclusions--in the context of workplace-specific mat'l.
2. Technical and vocational vocabulary
3. Spelling strategies
4. Writing mechanics
5. Writing for special workplace purposes

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1. Reading comprehension questions taken from work-based content
2. Writing activities that incorporate work-based content
3. Vocabulary and spelling activities that relate to work-based content
4. Assignments that relate to the reading, writing, vocabulary and
  spelling skills of the course

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
30 - 50%
Written homework, Reading reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Class performances, Written and oral presentations.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 30%
Multiple choice, Completion, Short answer; practical application.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and class participation.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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(1) Joining a community of Readers by Roberta Alexander and Jan Lombardi
   (1998, Addison-Wesley Publishers)
(2) Effective Workplace Writing by Beth Camp (1997, Glencoe McGraw-Hill)
(3) Other materials based on workplace types of environments.

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