In this writing-intensive class, work to improve your writing, reading, critical thinking, and research skills. Course activities also focus on developing skills necessary for college and/or career success: public speaking, self-advocacy, teamwork, time management and organization. Participation in a variety of interactive and challenging activities will help you develop your writing style and skills. High school completion students will earn one credit for completing this class.
Preparing for the Accuplacer? We can help with assessments, practice, and tutoring. Whether you need a few points to place into a class or need to brush up on all your skills, we’ve got you covered. The assessments can be given in person at our Learning Center or proctored online.
Technology requirements for the class are a laptop, tablet or desktop (not a phone), camera, microphone and hi-speed Internet. If you don't have a comptuer, let us know, we can help with that.
If you register here, we will contact you to answer any questions you may have, set up a time to assist you in preparation and/or schedule an assessment.
Complete an intensive brush up of basic skills with an introduction to Algebra. 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 Accuplacer exam. Gain an understanding of problem solving techniques and processes. Learn key math study skills for college. Relieve your math anxiety!!
Take the mystery out of applying to college! Starting college can be nerve wracking. We can help you prepare for the logistics of applying to and thriving in the college environment. College Readiness topics include: Accuplacer information, time management, study skills, navigating a college campus, campus resources, organizational skills, admission & financial aid information. Talk with college professors and students and learn about the college environment. Learn BrightSpace, U Maine's online college system, be part of active dicussions, and build writing skills while learning how to overcome the challenges and be successful in college.
College Transitions English focuses on the foundation skills for college level writing. Develop writing, thining, and organization 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, punctuation, clarify, and organization. Build your critical reading skills to pick out main ideas, arguements and common themes in college level readings. This course and writing will be relevant no matter what degree you choose.
Please note the start date has been pushed out and is different from what was published in our catalog.
Looking for an Algebra 1 course and credit? Algebra 1 is designed for credit towards high school diploma and for college admission; the class will also help you prepare for college-level math courses. A once-a-week online class meeting and online homework make this an intensive course. Students will work on writing and solving equations, coordinate graphing, factoring, systems of equations. Expect to spend 2-3 hours a week doing coursework. Students must complete an intake and online learning orientation when enrolling.
Technology requirements for the class are a laptop, tablet or desktop (not a phone), camera, microphone and hi-speed Internet.
This class is free to students earning their diploma through RSU 24 Adult Education.