Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
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TRANS 070 - I-BEST Support

5 credits

Appropriate CASAS Placement Scores; Co-Enrollment in Core Program class.

This course provides reading, language arts, writing, speaking and listening, mathematics, and work readiness support for students on a pathway to a degree in one of GHC’s IBEST programs. Enrolled students work toward improving their skills with curriculum contextualized to each specific I-BEST core program.

Course Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course will:

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

  • Read technical texts, diverse media and formats independently and proficiently, as well as determine explicit meaning, and make logical inferences
  • Use critical thinking skills to be able to interpret words and phrases used in a text to determine technical meanings
  • Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric

Communicate clearly and effectively:

  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
  • Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
  • Demonstrate command of conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
  • Create an application, resume, and cover letter
  • Work with others with respect, negotiate conflicts, and listen actively

Demonstrate skills in mathematical reasoning and application:

  • Be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimal numbers and understand and use ratios and percents
  • Use Mathematics Practices in problem solving such as reason abstractly and quantitatively, use appropriate tools strategically, and attend to precision

Apply technology to enhance learning:

  • Use technology, including the internet, to produce writing and collaborate with others

This course does not meet any degree requirements.

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