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College Prep Writing & Technology

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to college-level reading and writing requirements, to use educational technology tools/resources and to gain independent learning strategies needed to succeed in college-level courses.

 

Students will:
  • Read, discuss and answer questions from college textbooks in literature, US History, American Government, Psychology, and Pre-Algebra
  • Increase vocabulary and critical thinking skills for college-level reading
  • Learn how to plan, organize and write expository essays
  • Learn to conduct online research
  • Type essays on a Google doc and MS Word and create presentations on MS PowerPoint

 

 

Upcoming Start Dates:  Monday, Sept 10th and Monday, Sept 24th, (December & January start date TBA)

 

Class Dates:  SEPT 10 -  MAR 21, 2019
Class meets:
  • Writing Class: Monday-Thursday 11:45-1:45 (Required)
  • Writing Computer Lab: Tue & Wed 9:45–11:30am (Optional, if you have a computer at home)

 

Cost: FREE
 
Prerequisites: CASAS 905R Reading score of 28 or higher AND Basic computer skills. High school diploma NOT required.  Students must be able to attend class during the summer.  
 

How To Enroll

¨ Complete and submit the enrollment application (see link at bottom of page)

¨ Attend the CTE Placement Assessment  meeting in room 13 at one of the following times:

Thur Aug 23rd 10:45am
Thur Aug 23rd 5:30pm 
Mon Sept 4th 10:45am
Mon Sept 4th 5:30pm
Tue Sep 18th 5:30pm
Mon Sep 24th 10:45am

 


 


CELEBRATIONS!
FOUR Students have already been accepted into college level English! One student passed his GED test, and one student obtained a new job.
 
UPCOMING ASSESSMENT & PLACEMENT DATES
Thur Aug 23rd 10:45am
Thur Aug 23rd 5:30pm 
Mon Sept 4th 10:45am
Mon Sept 4th 5:30pm
Tue Sep 18th 5:30pm
Mon Sep 24th 10:45am