Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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IBEST 3 - Introduction to Careers for ELL 3

Credits: 3-15
Provides an introduction for ELL level 3 students interested in participating in an IBEST. Allows students to learn about each IBEST program and its requirements. Gives students the necessary information to choose a program, while teaching the students study skills, employability skills, and improve their English in reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: ELL 20  or appropriate CASAS score; and instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text related to I-BEST as well as identify the main topic and retell those key details.
  2. Describe with support the connection between two events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
  3. Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
  4. Use various text features, illustrations and details to locate and describe key facts or information in a text.
  5. Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic related to I-BEST, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
  6. Write short narratives in which they include some details about their work history, education and future goals, and they will use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
  7. Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
  8. Describe people, places, things, and events related to I-BEST with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
  9. Speak audibly and express thoughts. feelings, and ideas with increasing clarity.
  10. Use self-awareness and workplace skills to make decisions, work in teams, problem solve and present information.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate the language, math, and soft skills to move ahead in college and land high-demand, living wage jobs.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.

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