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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:  Start any time after your placement assessment.

 

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:

 

CURRENT ESL, HSD, & ABE STUDENTS
  • Thur 11/15 11am-2pm
NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
  • 10:45am on Mondays 10/8, 12/10, 1/7, 1/15 & 1/29
  •  5:30pm on Thur 12/13 & Tues 1/8, & 1/15

 


 


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
CURRENT ESL, HSD, & ABE STUDENTS
  • Thur 11/15 11am-2pm
NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
  • 10:45am on Mondays 10/8, 12/10, 1/7, 1/15 & 1/29
  •  5:30pm on Thur 12/13 & Tues 1/8, & 1/15