Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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TRANS 059 - Transitions - GED FastTrack

10 credits

Appropriate CASAS Placement Scores.

This course will enhance a student’s reading, writing, listening, math, and employability skills by focusing on the curriculum included in the Science, Social Studies, Math and Reading Through Language Arts GED® tests. The content of this course is online and students move through the materials at a self-directed pace with instruction provided. This course is intended for a student with a high school completion (GED) goal to be able to move forward on a pathway to further education or employability.

Course Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course will ultimately earn their GED® by showing competency in:

Demonstrating literal and inferential reading/listening skills for comprehension and vocabulary development:

  • Show improved literacy skills in reading, writing, and determining the purpose for communicating
  • Use reading strategies to determine the meaning of words and phrases related to specified topic/subject

Communicate clearly and effectively:

  • Develop ideas into effectively structured draft paragraphs with topic sentence, supporting detail, and concluding sentence

Use mathematical and computational thinking in scientific application:

  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
  • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
  • Model with mathematics

Analyzing and Interpreting Data:

  • Identifying the US governmental structure and key events in civil rights
  • Analyzing current world issues
  • Demonstrating an understanding between economics and history
  • Asking questions for science

Apply technology to enhance learning:

  • Use technology, including the internet, to enhance learning

This course does not meet any degree requirements.

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