Apr 01, 2023  
Catalog 2021-2022 
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ADS 312 - Essential Skills II

7.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basic reading, writing, and math skills needed to transition to

Essential Skills III. Topics to be covered include reading comprehension improvement, parts of speech, vocabulary,

sentence structure, paragraph development, critical thinking skills, decimals, fractions, percentages, and problem solving.


Course Objectives:

1. demonstrate an understanding of problem solving techniques and how to apply them to reading comprehension in the

content areas;

2. identify and use simple, compound, and complex sentences;

3. plan and write a paragraph;

4. demonstrate an understanding of how to locate information in reference material;

5. write complex paragraphs;

6. use decimals to calculate unit price;

7. develop the ability to convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages;

8. develop the ability to compute basic math problems with emphasis on problem solving; and

9. demonstrate an understanding of measurement skills in linear, area, and volume.

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