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ABE 067 - ABE Integrated Skills 6

10 Credits
To aid adults who need instruction in basic English and math skills in order to pass the GED tests, improve college math placement scores, or achieve other educational or careen goals. Instruction is delivered in a variety of formats including lecture, group activities, and individualized instruction. ABE Language Arts level 6 is equivalent to CASAS scores between 246 and 255.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Students who have basic language skills below a high school level.
Active Date 2014-05-27

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-10
Class Limit 35
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 110 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 110
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
This course is designed to help students strengthen their English language and math skills in order to achieve a wide range of career, educational, and personal goals. Content will be delivered in lecture and group formats.

Student Learning Outcomes
Determine the reading purpose. Integrate it with prior knowledge to address reading purpose and develop deep understanding of information.

Demonstrate familiarity with extensive specialized content knowledge and vocabulary and with the organization of long, complex, prose and complex documents.

Locate both directly stated and implied information using a wide range of strategies for long and academic texts. Monitor and enhance comprehension using a wide range of strategies.

Organize and analyze information and reflect upon its meaning using a wide range of strategies. Evaluate sources and effectiveness of argument.

Determine the purpose for communicating.

Organize and present information to serve the purpose. Select from a wide range of tools and strategies for overall planning and organization; research and evaluate on-line sources; reproduce, synthesize, evaluate and draw sound conclusions from complex or extensive ideas; and produce a legible and comprehensive typewritten and properly formatted draft.

Appropriately use everyday and specialized vocabulary in a variety of sentence structures in medium-length, well-sequenced, and detailed text with appropriate voice, tone, rhetorical forms, and style suitable for a variety of audiences.

Choose from a variety of strategies to make multiple simple and holistic revisions during the writing process. Effectively seek out, describe, and work through holistic problems posed by the writing task such as re-sequencing text for clarity, adding evidence to support a logical argument, or change tone to accommodate audience.

Undertake multiple re-readings of text in order to make comprehensive edits for grammar, spelling, sentence structure, language usage, and text structure. Use appropriate editing tools as necessary.

Submit work over the internet, such as e-mail attachment, dropbox, or in an on-line classroom.

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