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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school.
ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER ADVISING

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 4, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This course will prepare students for post secondary education and the workplace. It covers interest inventories, learning styles, and personality preferences, self-evaluations of work abilities and skill toward career pathways. Recognizing and overcoming barriers to college and the workplace will be discussed as well as development of appropriate attitudes, time management, organizational skills, conflict resolution, and work ethics. College placement testing, college tours, navigating a college campus or career site, interviewing skills and applications for college and work will be covered, along with resumes, and doing on-line applications. We will address the soft skills one needs to get and keep a job or stay in school.
MAINE ADULT EDUCATION COLLEGE TRANSITION STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE
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MAINE ADULT EDUCATION COLLEGE TRANSITION STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE

Free

with Rebecca Corcoran, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This course is designed to help students prepare for admission to a college program. In this course, students will be introduced to a variety of topics including the college application process, financial aid, time management, goal setting, learning styles, campus resources, catalog policies, critical thinking, study skills, and how to complete a college level research paper. Those who successfully complete this course will obtain 3 college level credits that can be transferred into the University of Maine at Augusta as an elective or Kennebec Valley Community College as 1 college level credit. In addition, those who successfully complete this course may be eligible for scholarship funds to pay for their first course at a college of their choice. Text fee: TBA

NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE
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NUMBER SKILLS FOR COLLEGE

Free

with Michael Emery, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This course is designed to prepare students for college-level math. We will build on previous understanding of operations with exponents and radicals, integers, and irrational numbers; order of operations; absolute value; variables and coefficients; expressions, equations, and inequalities; graphing on the coordinate plane; linear relationships; conditional probability; combinations and permutations; and more complex geometric concepts.
READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE
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READING AND WRITING FOR COLLEGE

Free

with Michael Emery, Augusta Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm, runs for 15 weeks
This course is a preparatory class for college-bound students who would like to increase his or her comprehension, vocabulary, and implement good reading practices. Techniques in reading will be modeled and practiced through STAR reading method, educational technology, and other tools as needed to prepare students to pass the college entrance Accuplacer assessment. This course includes conventions of standard English usage with their applications in writing sentences, paragraphs, and simple essays. Writing exercises will introduce students to the rigors and requirements of college writing.




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