GED 071 GED Preparation • V1-5 Cr.
Prepares individuals to take the GED exam through review of the five GED content areas (writing, mathematics, literature and the arts, social studies, and science) with particular emphasis on writing and math. This class is also appropriate for students interested in improving their basic skills before entering credit classes. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Read with understanding information from a variety of literacy works, including primary source materials and professionals journals demonstrating understanding through verbal explanation and written analysis.
- Apply context cues and higher order processes to interpret meaning of technical information, complex manuals and some college level books and apprenticeship manuals
- Convey ideas in writing supported by relevant detail in a clear and cohesive manner featuring varied and complex sentence structures with few mechanical errors.
- Make mathematical estimates of time and space and apply principles of geometry to measure angles, lines, and surfaces.
- Demonstrate ability to work productively and collaboratively in groups and serve as a facilitator and reporter of group work.
- Define the purpose of new technology and software and select appropriate technology for various assigned tasks, such as tracking spending habits to create a budget and writing a resume.
- Demonstrate competence in the GED subject areas by passing with scores of at least 40 three official GED practice tests (if applicable to student’s identified goal.)