College Prep Writing & Technology

About the Course

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. The goal of the course is to help adult learners transition into for-credit college English (example: English 101A, English 1) or any other degree applicable course.

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

Prerequisites: CASAS 905R Reading score of 28 or higher AND Basic computer skills. High school diploma NOT required.

Class Meets:

  • Dates: Nov 27-Feb 22, 2024
  • Days: Monday -Thursday
  • Times: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Location: Online via Zoom
  • Cost: FREE

How to Enroll:

  • Click the button below for the enrollment information. The last day to enroll is TBD.