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Course Description

The Learning Skills Laboratory (Advanced) is designed to assist students who are eligible to receive Learning Disabilities Services and/or have demonstrated academic deficits. The course content is individualized and based on Student Educational Contracts which are developed for each student. Students receive supplemental instruction, academic support, and learning strategy suggestions appropriate for their individual cognitive, perceptual, and academic strengths and weaknesses. This course is designed for more independent students. Units earned do not count toward the associate degree and/certificate requirements. This is a pass/no pass course. May be repeated as necessary based on measurable progress as documented in the Student Educational Contract. This is an open entry/ open exit course. ADVISORY: Completion of Guidance 557 or demonstrated academic deficit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will examine advanced knowledge and skills in the academic and/or vocational courses specified in their Individual Educational Plans.
  • Students will evaluate the effects of their learning disabilities, if any, on their academic achievement.
  • Students will select study strategies that are appropriate for their individual learning profiles.
  • Students will revise appropriate organizational and time management skills and apply them to the completion of their college course assignments.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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