Apr 05, 2020
ABE 070 - ABE/ESL Technology Lab 1 Credits
This course is designed for students needing help with English language skills such as pronunciation, reading, and writing to prepare for th e healthcare workforce with an emphasis on pronunciation in a healthcare setting. The purpose of this course is to improve language learning strategies, increase proficiency with technology, improve retention an d persistence using a variety of software and online resources. Students will be assessed and placed in appropriate class levels towards the end of the course if applicable. Students will also be referred to appropriate programs and services.
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Designed to Serve Non-native English speakers preparing for entry in a healthcare pathway class, healthcare training program or healthcare workforce.
Active Date 2011-07-06
Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-5
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 75
Contact Hours: Lecture 0 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 22
This course focuses on these areas:
I. Basic computer literacy in context of ESL
II. English language skills: reading, writing, pronunciation
III. Communication and pronunciation in the context of healthcare
IV. Goal setting
V. Learning Strategies
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the successful student will be able to: 1. State and revise short and long term goals.
2. Monitor and evaluate his/her own progress.
3. Develop and write a Personal Action Plan Outlining steps and skills he/she needs to reach his/her employment goals.
4. Correctly pronounce key vocabulary.
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