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Algebra Skills for College - Summer

$10

with Alverta Dyar

Jun 2, 2015 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks

This course is part of the Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. Contact the adult education office for more information on the requirements of the program and to enroll.

 

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 courses offered at community college and universities.) $10 book fee for qualifying College Transitions students ($119 plus $10 book fee for others)

 

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College Prep Physics with Lab - Summer

$129

with Alverta Dyar

Jun 2, 2015 at 5 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Sir Isaac Newton observed an apple falling from a tree and came up with basic principles of motion that are still studied today. In addition to motion, physics covers mechanics, electricity, heat, light, and sound. These topics provide a solid foundation for many technical occupations. This class is designed to meet the prerequisite for more colleges. Students must have basic algebra prior to taking physics.

 

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CPT 018 Computer Essentials - Summer

Free

with Val Landry

May 21, 2015 at 8:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

This course is part of the Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. Contact Lawrence Adult Education for the requirements of this program and how to register.

 

This course introduces the basic operation of a personal computer including vocabulary, disk management, data entry, data storage, and types of memory. An introduction to Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and Blackboard will also be covered. Free for College Transitions students

 

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Human Biology with Lab - Summer

$129

with Alverta Dyar

Jun 2, 2015 at 1 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course is currently full. 

If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please call 453-4200, ext. 3114 or email adulted@msad49.org.

 

This lab-based course is an introduction to general principles of biology through the study of the human body. Topics include basics of anatomy and physiology, development and aging, genetics and inheritance, immunity and human diseases, evolution, ecology, and human impacts on the environment. This course is designed to meet the Biology Pre-requisite of most colleges and prepare students to be successful in Anatomy and Physiology.

 

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Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program

Free
Jun 1, 2015

GET READY FOR COLLEGE WITH

MAINE ADULT EDUCATION COLLEGE TRANSITIONS

We help adults prepare for and transition to college. 

To enroll in these courses, please call for an appointment:  453-4200, ext. 3114

Maine College Transitions programs are comprehensive programs of study leading to enrollment in a post-secondary institution. It includes career planning, academic preparation, financial aid assistance, college planning, and Accuplacer testing. In partnership with community colleges and the university system. Local adult education programs offer high-quality, cost-effective, and accessible pathways to post-secondary education.

 

Who is Eligible?

  • Adults with a high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma
  • Adults who need academic preparation for college and did not reach the Accuplacer cut scores
  • Adults who need assistance in the college application process

 SUMMER CLASS BEGIN JUNE 2, 2015.

 

Number Skills for College - Summer

$10

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Jun 2, 2015 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks

This course is part of the Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. Contact the adult education office for more information on the requirements of the program and to enroll.

 

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 this hands-on, fun approach to math. (This course is equivalent to the courses offered at community colleges and universities.) $10 book fee for College Transitions students

 

Pre-Algebra - Summer

$129

with Alverta Dyar

Jun 3, 2015 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course is an introduction to the process of basic algebra concepts. It is designed to help students overcome weakness in mathematics, emphasizing the concepts necessary to be successful in Algebra.

 

Writing Skills for College - Summer

$10

with Allison Benfatta Burns

Jun 2, 2015 at 1 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This course part of the Maine Adult Education College Transitions Program. Contact Lawrence Adult Education for the requirements of the program and how to register.

 

This course is designed for students whose sentence skills 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 courses offered at community colleges and universities.) $10 book fee for College Transitions students

 

 





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