This course presents the major human biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, DNA and genetics, human anatomy and physiology including directional terms and orientation, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting virtual dissections, microscopy, researching, and presenting. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 02/17/20 or 04/20/20. Makeup class (if needed) 06/01/20.
This course provides students with an introduction to the major theories and concepts in chemistry. This science will be explored through lectures, lab activities, projects and research. Math skills needed to perform necessary calculations will also be reviewed. By the end of this course, students will have gained a true understanding of the composition of matter, how matter is categorized, how matter interacts, the Atomic Theory throughout history, the signs and causes of chemical reactions, and the properties and structure of matter. Furthermore, this course will allow students to improve upon their problem-solving skills and gain a true and deeper understanding of why they are seeing what they are seeing and just how much chemistry is used in everyday life. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). NOTE: No class 02/20/20 or 04/23/20. Makeup class (if needed) 06/04/20.
This course is perfect for adults who need to (1) prepare for success on college entrance or licensure examinations; including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, and/or (2) earn a high school credit in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Registrants should be somewhat confident in operations with arithmetic before taking this course. Please register for Math for College & Work or tutoring beforehand to brush up on those skills. Alternatively, a score of 240+ on the Arithmetic Accuplacer is required. Upon successful completion, students can earn one high school credit. No class 02/18/20 or 04/21/20; makeup class (if needed) 06/02/20.
This course is perfect for adults who need to prepare for success on a college entrance or licensure examination, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, pass the HiSET math test, and/or earn a high school credential in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit. No class 02/20/20 or 04/23/20. Makeup class (if needed) 06/03/20.
This is a blended learning class, designed for you to explore your college readiness. The first and last classes will be “live” (in person) at Ellsworth Adult Education, and the intervening classes will be completed online. You will increase your readiness by understanding yourself as a learner and the student and community resources important to success. You will practice the reading, writing, and digital skills necessary to succeed in your early college courses. You will develop important study strategies to effectively navigate your college classes. You will better understand the expectations of college instructors and how to meet these expectations. The requirements will include readings, assessments, videos, online discussions, and essays. "Live" classes meet on 02/28/20 and 05/01/20.
This course is designed to help adults improve their reading, writing, proofreading, editing, and revising to prepare for college entrance exams and the general expectations of college English. We will cover the basics of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, paragraph development, and will eventually write effective essays with clear ideas, smooth transitions, and logical support. We will practice planning, research, prewriting, and organizing our writing. We will learn to write different types of essays, to properly format them, and to cite sources. Learning to proofread for punctuation, usage, content, and support will be emphasized.
Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110 or email@example.com to make an appointment with an advisor before starting this course.