2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ESL 065 Advanced ESL Computer Technology and Job Readiness- 6 (1 to 15 credits)

Prerequisite Casas Score of 221 or above or successful completion of ESL 055

Course Description
Advanced level ESL technology and job readiness course for students who want to develop English communication skills in order to enhance their personal, social, and workplace skills.

Student Outcomes
1.Knowledge and Concepts:
Describe what s/he is able to do with technology using appropriate technological vocabulary.
Acquire and use the internet vocabulary, such as search engines, web sites, and URLs.
Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the connection of computers through the internet.
Begin to apply critical thinking principles, such as separating fact from opinion, drawing conclusions, and predicting outcomes to sources retrieved from a computer.
2.Resource Gathering:
Begin to recognize and seek assistance for common technical problems, such as a frozen screen, virus warning, and other warnings. Perform basic search of the internet with teacher/peer assistance.
3.Applied Proficiency:
Use word processing to compose and revise a document, such as business letter or report, with minimal errors. Use multiple common software, such as spreadsheets, graphics, and multimedia programs. Use basic functions of the internet, such as the location bar, back and forward buttons, and bookmarks. Use functions of email (compose, send, forward, delete, save) to increase written fluency.
Use a word processing program to compose and revise written materials such as paragraphs, informal letters, and/or resumes. Use software tools to check spelling, change fonts, change format, and access help screens. Begin to use email for personal communication. Access various software programs. Save and retrieve personal data to a removable disk. Access distant learning.
4.G 6.1 Set educational goals as they relate to their roles as workers, citizens, and family members; report progress on these goals; and revise and update them quarterly.

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