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2022-2023 Catalog 
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IBEST 35 - Early Childhood Education Success for TS 3

Credits: 3-10
A transitional studies course taught in the IBEST option for ECE where students receive additional instruction needed to succeed in the program and find employment. Students research and prepare presentations, utilize critical thinking strategies and study skills, effectively read course materials, comprehend skills demonstrations and participate in workplace discussions, and increase job search skills. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Placement based on assessment measure; and instructor consent.

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

  1. Refer to details and examples in an ECE text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
  2. Determine the main idea of written course materials for ECE recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea; summarize the text.
  3. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in an ECE text.
  4. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic regarding child development and convey ideas and information clearly.
  5. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to the task assigned.
  6. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
  7. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  8. Gather information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
  9. Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
  10. Verbally report on an assigned topic or text with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.

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.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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