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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 24, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 050 Basic Skills for High School Equivalency

5 credits
This adult basic education class is for students pursuing an adult high school completion diploma. It contextualizes basic skills (reading, writing, and math) with science, history, and literature (content).

Prerequisites: A minimum of 221 on the CASAS Reading Assessment, and a writing sample.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Construct and complete independent learning contracts
  • Determine most appropriate high school equivalency pathway and make college transition plans
  • Utilize a variety of writing strategies appropriate for college, personal, and work-related communication
  • Demonstrate effective reading strategies for understanding main idea, inference, and multiple vocabularies in discipline-specific content
  • Analyze contemporary/historical or civic issues from a variety of perspectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate online learning platforms
  • Apply online research skills for a variety of content-related projects (history, science, etc.)