ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school.
MON/January 23, 2017 or MON/March 27, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee: TBA
WED/January 25, 2017 or WED/March 29, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 8 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee: TBA
NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
This course will help adult learners prepare for placement testing and success in college level math courses. Course content covers basic arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion, integers, and simple geometry.
TUE/January 24, 2017, 2:30-5:30, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee TBA
READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE
This course is a preparatory class for college-bound students who would like to increase his or her comprehension, vocabulary, and implement good reading practices. Techniques in reading will be modeled and practiced through STAR reading method, educational technology, and other tools as needed to prepare students to pass the college entrance Accuplacer assessment. This course will includes conventions of standard English usage with their applications in writing sentences, paragraphs, and simple essays. Writing exercises will introduce students to the rigors and requirements of college writing.
TUE/January 24, 2017, 6:00-9:00, 15 weeks, Kennebec Learning Center, Text Fee TBA