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College Prep Writing & Technology

SUMMER ENROLLMENT HAPPENING NOW!
ALL NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS MUST TEST & REGISTER FOR CLASS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

 

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, articles and other literature
  • 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:  Summer Distance Learning: June 14 - July 22, 2021
Class Times:
  • Writing Class: Monday-Thursday TBD (Required)

 

Cost: FREE
 
Prerequisites: CASAS 905R Reading score of 28 or higher AND Basic computer skills. High school diploma NOT required.  
 
HOW TO ENROLL: NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
 
Step 1. Go to readtheory.org  and login as a student using the class code: BJB5HN1F
             watch this video to help you with the readtheory Assessment
 
Step 2. After taking the pre-reading assessment,  make an appointment by clicking on the link below to register for classes. Click here for Assessment Appointments
 
 IStep 1 is not completed by the time of your Assessment Appointment you will be asked to reschedule your appointment and or not be enrolled in your class. 
 

 

Contact Marisol Benard or Michelle Walker-Wade for more information

CELEBRATIONS!
 
Data for Fall 2017- Winter 2019
25 students have enrolled
7 out of 25 took the course once
6 out of 25 took the course twice
5 enrolled in English 101a or English 1 (3 at Chabot, 2 at Ohlone)
2 out of 25 took the course three times
Both enrolled in English 1 at Ohlone
5 out of 25 have received a job promotion
1 of the 5 also enrolled in English 101a at Chabot
5 out of 25 have unknown outcomes
10 students enrolled in Winter 2019
 
ENROLL  ANYTIME!