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ABE 066
Basic e-Learning


Credits: 1- 10
Clock Hours per Quarter: 111

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:89    Lab Hours:22


Description
This course is designed for adult basic education students at all levels of literacy competency. This e-learning course familiarizes beginners with the basic operation and navigation of the computer, utilizes office programs for college writing and occupational applications, enhances basic communication skills using e-mail, helps students gain basic keyboarding skills, and become competent using work-related computer forms. Students will be prepared to use the computer as a tool to continue their education and obtain, or retain employment.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Read with understanding forms, invoices, billings, logs and paperwork generated within their unique work environment.
  • Solve basic math problems unique to their work environment such as ratios, proportions and weight conversions.
  • Communicate more effectively in the work environment using basic computer technology.
  • Develop stronger critical thinking skills to solve work related problems.

  • Course Topics
  • Literacy:occupation specific reading, writing and spelling skills for completing paper work including:
    Forms
    Invoices
    Billings
    Logs
    Time cards
  • Communication:communication in work environments to enhance the ability in:
    Using appropriate language for greeting and communicating with clients, sales representatives, and co-workers
    Understand directions
    Using e-mail; writing and sending messages
    Using email calendar to make appointments
  • Technology Skills:development of basic office skills and computer operations:
    Using company programs for inputting data
    Navigate within Microsoft programs
    Perform basic work processing tasks
    Open Microsoft EXCEL and enter data into a table
    Familiarity with INTERNET through receiving and sending e-mail using Outlook
    Perform INTERNET searches for equipment parts and maps (map quest)
    Basic keyboarding skills
  • Mathematics:enhance math skills within a work environment:
    Basic operations such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing and choosing the correct operation
    Understand ratios, proportions, and measuring units that would be used in various work environments (e.g. agricultural environment where knowledge is necessary for mixing chemicals, fertilizers, watering, or load weights.)
  • Special Topics:as needed to address within specific work environments (e.g. safety in the workplace).

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ABE 066
    Winter 2015
    A667
    Sonja Sanders
    ABE 066
    Winter 2015
    A666
    Pamela Worth
    ABE 066
    Fall 2014
    A667
    Sonja Sanders
    ABE 066
    Fall 2014
    A614
    Pamela Worth
    ABE 066
    Spring 2014
    A666
    Sonja Sanders


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.