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Algebra Skills for College - Spring

$10

with Alverta Dyar

Mar 7, 2016 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

This is a college transitions course. Registration must be done in person. Testing is required for placement. Please contact the adult education office at 453-4200, ext. 3114 or adulted@msad49.org to set up an intake appointment.

This course is designed for students who have a solid base in math but little or no experience in algebra. Students should have an Accuplacer score in arithmetic above 55 and an algebra score between 50 and 75 indicating a need to improve skills for college level algebra. The course will cover word problems, using formulas, solving linear equations, algebraic expressions, factoring of polynomials, and solving quadratic equations. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

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Number Skills for College (day) - Spring

Free

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Mar 7, 2016 at 1 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is a college transitions course. Registration must be done in person. Testing is required for placement. Please contact the adult education office at 453-4200, ext. 3114 or adulted@msad49.org to set up an intake appointment.

This course is designed for students whose arithmetic Accuplacer score is between 35 and 54 indicating a need to improve mathematical skills. The course will cover basic math, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, order of operations, rational numbers, ratios and proportions. Reduce your math anxiety in the hands-on, fun approach of this class. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

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Number Skills for College (eve) - WS16

Free

with Roland Garbe

Jan 25, 2016 at 5 pm, runs for 15 weeks

This is a college transitions course. Registration must be done in person. Testing is required for placement. Please contact the adult education office at 453-4200, ext. 3114 or adulted@msad49.org to set up an intake appointment.

This course is designed for students whose arithmetic Accuplacer score is between 35 and 54 indicating a need to improve mathematical skills. The course will cover basic math, whole numbers, fractions, decimals and percents, order of operations, rational numbers, ratios and proportions. Reduce your math anxiety in the hands-on, fun approach of this class. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges and universities.)

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Reading Skills for College - WS16

Free

with Tonya Joler

Mar 9, 2016 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This is a college transitions course. Registration must be done in person. Testing is required for placement. Please contact the adult education office at 453-4200, ext. 3114 or adulted@msad49.org to set up an intake appointment.

This course is a college-level reading course designed to help students improve their reading comprehension and ability to do critical analysis. Students will develop advanced vocabulary skills and improve reading speed and comprehension in assignments involving lengthy and difficult college-level texts and scholarly articles.

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Write a Powerful Resume' - WS16

$19

with Linda Davis

Feb 3, 2016 at 3 pm, runs for 1 week

One of the most important and intimidating steps in the job search process is writing a solid resume that gets the attention you want and need. Unfortunately, many job seekers get overwhelmed before they even get started. The result is poorly-written resumes that are built on top of templates that don't do the job seeker any good. Today, resumes must appeal to potential employers while also being optimized for the electronic age. Whether you are handing a resume over in person or are emailing an electronic copy to be added to an online database, the words you use and the formatting you choose will make a big difference in whether or not you get that interview. This course teaches you not just what a resume should look like, but what it should say. It walks you step-by-step through the creation of the most common sections found on resumes in today's job market. In addition to helping you determine what information should be included, it also goes a step further to help you realize what pitfalls to avoid when creating this powerful, job-searching tool. Limit 8

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Writing Skills for College - Spring

Free

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Mar 7, 2016 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

This is a college transitions course. Registration must be done in person. Testing is required for placement. Please contact the adult education office at 453-4200, ext. 3114 or adulted@msad49.org to set up an intake appointment.

This course is designed for students whose writing Accuplacer score is 55-73 indicating a need for further instruction prior to taking college level writing. This course will provide instruction in grammar, sentence structure, conventions of Standard English, and essay writing. (This course is equivalent to the course offered at community colleges or universities.)





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