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College Transitions College Readiness

with Ander Thebaud

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Take the mystery and worry out of applying to and thriving in the college environment.  Our College Transitions program helps you build a strong foundation of skills to support your college success.
College Readiness topics include: time management, study skills, navigating a college campus, campus resources, organizational skills, admission & financial aid information.
Weekly classes incorporate active discussion, guest speakers, personal surveys, and written work.  College Transitions has a proven record of helping students learn how to overcome challenges faced by new college students and helping them succeed.

Please call us for more information: 207-422-4794. College Readiness is one course in our no cost College Transitions program. Students can attend in person or on Zoom; you do not have to enroll at UMA in order to take our College Transitions courses.

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College Transitions English

with Nate Berger

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College Transitions English focuses on sharpening your writing and reading comprehension for college level courses. Develop writing skills necessary for short answer responses, essays, and research papers.

An emphasis is placed on the writing process: outlining, drafts, rewriting, and editing to a final copy. Fine tune your grammar and punctuation while developing your writing style and organization. Build your critical reading skills to pick out main ideas, arguments and common themes in college level readings. 

Nate Berger also teaches college writing at UMA and ELL classes. 

Please call us for more information: 207-422-4794. CT English is one course in our no cost College Transitions program. Students can attend in person or on Zoom; you do not have to enroll at UMA in order to take our College Transitions courses.  Students are welcome from across the state.

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Styles of Literature

with Phil Wormuth

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Whether you love to read or don't read very often, you'll find a style of writing that catches your attention.

Read a collection of high-interest texts to discover how writers carefully craft their works in compelling and dramatic ways.In addition to reading a vaiery of styles, you will write a number of short papers to develop your own style of writing fiction and non-fiction.

What's your favorite reading? In class, you'll explore a verity of genres (styles): Action and adventure, allegory, articles, autobiography, biography, drama, diary/memoir, fiction, horror, letters, non-fiction, poetry, satire, science-fiction, speeches...

When completing this course, participants can earn one high school level English credit.

Please call us for more information or to register for this class:  207-422-4794.

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College Transitions Math & Technology

with Trudy Martin

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Get ready for college level math and technology.  College Transitions Math & Tech. includes an intensive brush up of math skills with an introduction to College Algebra.  Move from "I can't do math" to "I CAN do math!" 

Additionally, you will build technology skills needed in college classes for formatting and editing papers, creating presentations, submitting work online, and using Brightspace - Maine's univeristy and community college online learning system.

Review fractions, decimals, percents, and basic algebra for college math. Learn to use online sources for supplementing your math knowledge. Practice math online, including preparing for the computerized assessments and exams. Gain an understanding of problem solving techniques and processes. Relieve your math anxiety, while gaining tech. skills!

Please call us for more information: 207-422-4794. CT English is one course in our no cost College Transitions program. Students can attend in person or on Zoom; you do not have to enroll at UMA in order to take our College Transitions courses.  Students are welcome from across the state.

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Get Ready for College Math

with Trudy Martin

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Contact our office to register at 422-4794 or email adultedinfo@rsu24.org 

Brush up on your math skills before taking a college math course!  Work on arithmetic basics up to Algebra 1 topic. This is a great class to build your confidence in your math skills for college or work. Move from "I can't do math," to "I CAN do math!"

Class will meet weekly on Zoom. Delayed viewing is available on an individual basis. Students will need a laptop, tablet or desktop (not a phone) with a camera and microphone as well as high speed internet.  No textbook.  Expect 2-3 hours of homework a week outside of class. Students who have completed our College Transitions Program and are still feeling nervous about math are encouraged to enroll. Students need  to provide recent assessment scores, which can be taken with us.

If you have questions before registering, email Trudy at tmartin@rsu24.org

No cost to former College Transitions students. 

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