Jun 08, 2023
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.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- 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.
- Describe with support the connection between two events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
- Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
- Use various text features, illustrations and details to locate and describe key facts or information in a text.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
- Describe people, places, things, and events related to I-BEST with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
- Speak audibly and express thoughts. feelings, and ideas with increasing clarity.
- Use self-awareness and workplace skills to make decisions, work in teams, problem solve and present information.
Demonstrate the language, math, and soft skills to move ahead in college and land high-demand, living wage jobs.
- 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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