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ABE 089 - I-BEST Support

5 Credits
This class is designed for students currently enrolled in an I-BEST class to help increase their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Instructor Permission Required Yes
Course Note Students must be concurrently enrolled in an I-BEST class.

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Students currently enrolled in I-BEST classes.
Active Date 20200303T13:40:23

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-10
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 25
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline

  • Assessment of existing skill levels in reading and writing
  • Introduction to and mastery of reading strategies
  • Introduction to and mastery of writing summaries
  • Introduction to and mastery of essay writing
  • Exit assessment of existing skill levels

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate ability to use content-specific vocabulary when speaking and writing.

Develop a logically ordered essay with relevant facts, reasons, definitions, concrete details, quotations or other information and examples related to the education topic.

Critically read and summarize a variety of texts for different purposes (such as compare and contrast, analyse the author’s purpose, evaluate author’s claims).

Use complex planning strategies to brainstorm and organize ideas.

Respond appropriately and build on others’ ideas with comments and questions in complex discussions.

Use transition skills appropriate to the level.

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