Introduction to College Reading & Writing
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
This course focuses on developing the writing, reading, thinking, researching, and computer literacy skills needed for college and career success. Students will analyze, summarize, and synthesize several points of view pertaining to argument/persuasive issues, as well as learn how to respond to literature. The course employs substantial use of MLA documentation, oral and visual presentations, and diverse readings from multiple fields of study, all in a workshop/collaborative learning setting.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
This course focuses on developing the mathematical skills needed for higher education. The course incorporates applied problem solving, computer literacy, and reading skills. The class structure reflects that of a college class in that most lessons are presented in a modified lecture format. Through applied practice problems, the students will become independent learners and master the needed skills for college success.
Fridays, 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
This course is adapted from similar courses offered at Northwest Vista College and is specifically designed for adult learners beginning or returning to higher education. Course topics include, but are not limited to, goal setting, career exploration, learning styles, time management, note-taking, college resources, degree plans, and financial aid options. Familiarization with these topics contributes to students’ personal and academic success.