SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2024 5:15:00 AMCSKLS 742 Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CSKLS 742Title:  AC SKLS/GED PREP-MA/SC 2  
Full Title:  Basic Academic Skills & GED Prep - Math/Science 2
Last Reviewed:11/28/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR4.00 Contact DHR70.00
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 70.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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This course is intended as the second level of instruction in Math Reasoning and Science and provides academic skills development for the Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Students will develop knowledge and skills needed to pass the Math Reasoning and Science subtests of the General Education Development (GED) or other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is intended as the second level of instruction in Math Reasoning and Science and provides academic skills development for the Basic Academic Skills Certificate of Completion. Students will develop knowledge and skills needed to pass the Math Reasoning and Science subtests of the General Education Development (GED) or other High School Equivalency (HSE) tests.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Solve a variety of math problems including algebraic expressions, equations, inequalities, two-dimensional (2-D) and three-dimensional (3-D) geometry, equation of a line, basic statistics, probability, and functions.
2. Draw conclusions from a scientific text, understand the elements of experimental design and how to modify an experiment, and evaluate scientific conclusions.
3. Demonstrate academic skills including the use of basic technology for success in an academic environment.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Math
   A. Evaluate algebraic expressions and solve linear equations and inequalities.
   B. Use formulas related to shapes (2-D geometry) and objects (3-D geometry).
   C. Apply concepts of linear equations to real-world problems.
   D. Understand the concepts of median, mean, mode, range, probability, and statistics.
2. Science
   A. Read and understand science texts, tables, charts, and graphs.
   B. Draw conclusions from data.
   C. Learn how to design and interpret science experiments.
3. Basic Technology
   A. Navigate between computer learning programs.
   B. Access and use college and GED testing systems for enrollment and other services.
4. Learning Skills
   A. Demonstrate self-directed learning skills such as time management and personal responsibility.

Topics and Scope
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Content, topics, and scope will vary, depending on student skill level
I. Math
    A. Expressions, equations, and inequalities
    B. Solving linear equations and inequalities
    C. 2-D geometry
    D. 3-D geometry
    E. The equation of a line
    F. Basic statistics
    G. Probability
    H. Understanding functions
II. Science
    A. Scientific information
    B. Designing an experiment
    C. Evaluating scientific investigations
III. Basic Technology
    A. Basic computer use and navigation among assigned software programs
    B. Access and use college and GED and/or other HSE test websites for enrollment and other services
IV. Learning Skills
    A. Self-assessment and goal setting
    B. Study techniques
    C. Test-taking skills
    D. Support services

Assignments:
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1. Writing exercises, including comprehension, analytical, and inferential questions related to Math Reasoning and Science
2. Assessments, quizzes, and practice tests related to the Math Reasoning and Science components of the GED or other academic skills tests
3. Math and Science problem solving from textbooks and computer programs
4. Computer assignments, including:
    A. Basic internet search
    B. Navigation of educational websites

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%
Writing exercises
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
Math and Science problem solving exercises
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
10 - 20%
Assessments, quizzes, and practice tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Computer assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Kaplan GED Test 2022: Strategies, Practice, and Review. Caren, Van Slyke. Kaplan, Inc. 2022.
Instructor-prepared materials.

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