College Competencies for the 21st Century B
In this practical course, students develop skills for success in school and in the work-place. Students apply reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to the course requirements of content-area classes. Students read for different purposes, summarize, paraphrase, compare and contrast and read critically. They apply writing skills and the writing process to study practices and research projects, and through presentations and demonstrations develop effective oral communication skills. In addition, increased use of technology helps students access information and produce clearly written communication.