The Learning Skills courses offered by Oxnard College have been designed to meet the special instructional needs of students with disabilities and to prepare the students for certificate and degree programs in line with the mission of the College. Students are encouraged to seek guidance and support services through the Educational Assistance Center.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Acquire test taking skills and techniques.
- Improve reading comprehension, use a dictionary, write paragraphs, demonstrate correct punctuation and develop proofreading skills.
- Determine what memory strategies to use when using textbooks. Utilize a computer-based word processing program.
- Acquire basic math skills and demonstrate strategies for solving word problems.
This course is designed to develop strategies for studying for college level courses. It will include instruction on scheduling, outlining, decision-making skills, goal setting and planning, and self-assessments. Introduces strategies and skills to enhance academic success and personal growth for lifelong learning. Including gaining self-awareness of personal responsibility, motivation, career and life planning, goal setting, communication, stress reduction and the development of a self-management system.
This course provides instruction in specific memory strategies to improve learning, remembering, and studying. This course is intended for students with learning disabilities or other memory difficulties.
This course is designed to assist students who have difficulty understanding and applying mathematical concepts. The course will cover basic operations with whole numbers, order of operations, fractions, decimals, and word problems. This course will also include test taking, mnemonic and memory strategies for learning and recalling mathematical operations.
This course is designed for students who have difficulty understanding and applying mathematical concepts. The course will cover ratio, proportion, percent, introduction to algebra, basic introduction to measurement and statistics and introduction to geometry. The class will also include test-taking, mnemonic, and memory strategies for learning and recalling basic mathematical operations.
This course is intended for students with learning disabilities or other reading difficulties. This course provides preparation and foundation oral and written language comprehension, reading fluency, dictionary skills, and textbook reading strategies.
This course is intended for students with learning disabilities or other reading difficulties. This course provides preparation and foundation oral and written language comprehension, reading fluency, dictionary skills, textbook reading strategies. It is intended to help prepare students for College level courses.
This course is intended for students with learning disabilities or other written language difficulties. It provides instruction in basic sentence writing skills including subject/verb identification, writing and recognizing simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences, and the punctuation appropriate to each.
This course is intended for students with learning disabilities or other written language difficulties. This course provides preparation and foundation in basic grammar, proofreading strategies, and paragraph development, including the use of topic sentence, supporting details, and closing sentences. It is intended to prepare students for Basic English Skills courses.
This class is an introductory speech course for students who may have utilized or needed speech and language services in K-12. This course encourages the development of communication skills necessary for adjustment and success in non-Learning Skills courses and on the job. The course provides a safe environment to increase confidence in the spoken language, including communication in the classroom, group, and public speaking activities. In addition to learning techniques for successful behavior in these settings, students will engage in activities to strengthen these skills.
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