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# SRJC Course Outlines

11/5/2024 6:00:04 PM | CSKLS 742 Course Outline as of Fall 2023
| New Course (First Version) |

CATALOG INFORMATION |
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Discipline and Nbr: CSKLS 742 | Title: AC SKLS/GED PREP-MA/SC 2 | |

Full Title: Basic Academic Skills & GED Prep - Math/Science 2 | ||

Last Reviewed:11/28/2022 |

Units | Course Hours per Week | Nbr of Weeks | Course Hours Total | ||||
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Maximum | 0 | Lecture Scheduled | 0 | 17.5 max. | Lecture Scheduled | 0 | |

Minimum | 0 | Lab Scheduled | 0 | 6 min. | Lab Scheduled | 0 | |

Contact DHR | 4.00 | Contact DHR | 70.00 | ||||

Contact Total | 4.00 | Contact Total | 70.00 | ||||

Non-contact DHR | 0 | Non-contact DHR Total | 0 |

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

Grading: Non-Credit Course

Repeatability: 27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

Also Listed As:

Formerly:

**Catalog Description:**

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**

Description:

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: | |||

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CSU GE: | Transfer Area | Effective: | Inactive: | ||

IGETC: | Transfer Area | Effective: | Inactive: | ||

CSU Transfer: | Effective: | Inactive: | |||

UC Transfer: | Effective: | Inactive: | |||

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Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

__COURSE CONTENT__**Student Learning Outcomes:**

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

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.

**Objectives:**

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**

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:**

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% |
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Writing exercises | |||

Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills. | Problem Solving 30 - 50% |
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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% |
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None | |||

Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams. | Exams 10 - 20% |
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Assessments, quizzes, and practice tests | |||

Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories. | Other Category 20 - 30% |
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Computer assignments |

**Representative Textbooks and Materials:**

Kaplan GED Test 2022: Strategies, Practice, and Review. Caren, Van Slyke. Kaplan, Inc. 2022.

Instructor-prepared materials.