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Course Description

This course provides an evaluation of the student's cognitive/perceptual abilities and basic skills academic achievement. The evaluation results are used to determine the student's eligibility for Learning Disabilities Services, to develop individual educational plans, and to improve the student's understanding of their own learning strengths and weaknesses. The evaluation is conducted on a one-to-one basis by appointment. Students receive skills training to assist them with their learning difficulties. Units earned in this course do not count toward the associate degree and/or certificate requirements. This is a pass/no pass course.

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will explain his/her individual academic strengths and weaknesses.
  • The student will explain his/her individual cognitive and perceptual strengths and weaknesses.
  • The student will identify appropriate study strategies based on his/her individual learning profile.
  • The student will identify Gavilan courses and DRC courses, services and accomodations that are appropriate for his/her individual profile.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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