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Web Schedule Spring 2018

Developmental Skills Courses

The courses listed below are being offered this semester at CCV locations around the state or online. Click on the Course Number link to see detailed information regarding locations, dates and times.

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DEV-0010 - Learning Center
0 Credits
Provides students with an opportunity to receive individualized help with skills essential to college learning. Instruction may include strategies for reading textbooks and taking notes, techniques for reviewing for tests or for learning new vocabulary, ideas for getting started on an assignment or a research project. Students may make appointments or drop in for assistance anytime the center is open. Free to CCV students enrolled in credit-bearing courses.

DEV-0120 - Moodle Basics for Students
0 Credits
This workshop is an orientation to the requirements and expectations for taking a course through the Internet. It will cover technical considerations, academic issues and time management concerns. There will be a hands-on overview of CCV's portal environment and learning management system. Students must register to attend this free workshop which is required for first-time online students.

DEV-0172 - Basic Mathematics Refresher
0 Credits
For students whose Arithmetic Accuplacer assessment score is close to the level necessary to start Basic Algebra, this workshop will afford them the opportunity to review and reinforce math concepts, ideally raising their skills to the level where they can bypass the Basic Math course. Emphasis will be placed on working with fractions, percents, and proportions. Familiarization with Accuplacer format and subject areas will be included.

DEV-0175 - Get Ready for Computers
0 Credits
This 4-6 hour workshop is for students who need an introduction to basic computer skills, have anxiety about computers, or have had an extended absence from computers. The workshop includes individualized and self-directed study in a supportive environment to help students develop college ready computer skills. Topics will include basic computer workstation setup, mouse coordination and keyboard tour, saving files and basic file/folder management, logging into the college portal, checking your instructor contact information and syllabus and exploring common communication options in online learning.

DEV-0180 - Basic Math Brush-Up
0 Credits
This workshop is for students who are ready for Basic Algebra but would benefit from a quick brush-up on basic math skills. The workshop includes a brief review of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio, percent, positive and negative numbers and basic arithmetic operations. Free to CCV students enrolled in credit-bearing courses.

DEV-0190 - Basic Algebra Brush-Up
0 Credits
This workshop is for students who are ready for Mathematical Concepts or College Algebra but would benefit from a quick brush-up in basic algebra skills. The workshop includes a brief review of algebraic laws, polynomials, exponents, linear equations and factoring. Free to CCV students enrolled in credit-bearing courses.

DEV-0250 - Transition to College & Careers
0 Credits
Offered in partnership with VSAC and Vermont Adult Learning, this free course provides students an opportunity to improve their academic and computer skills, increase career awareness and investigate health care and "green" careers.

DEV-0260 - Basic Chemistry Workshop
0 Credits
A two-session workshop. The first session will be an intensive overview of the periodic table; chemical symbols; atomic structure of the elements; the differences between elements, molecules, compounds and ions; the peculiarities of water; and a brief discussion of the gas laws. The second session will cover definitions of salts, acids/bases and the origin of pH and an introduction to the most commonly known organic compounds important to the body: carbohydrates, fats and both structural and nutritional proteins.

DEV-0270 - Introduction to College & Careers
0 Credits
This course provides high school and new students with the opportunity to explore the college experience within the context of their future career goals. Students reflect upon their strengths, interests, values, and goals by focusing on three key questions -- Who am I? What are the habits of effective people? What will I do after high school? -- and learn about the expectations necessary to succeed in academic and professional settings. In addition to the core curriculum, students will complete four or more modules on a variety of topics, such as time management, test taking, personal budgeting and communication skills. This course also provides students with an introduction to online learning, including an overview of the College's portal environment.

DEV-0561 - College Essentials: ELL
0 Credits
Offered in partnership with Vermont Adult Learning, this free course will help students develop skills in reading, writing and critical thinking for college. This section is designed for ELL students only. Students must call the instructor for permission to enroll: 802-846-7245.

DEV-0562 - College Essentials: English
0 Credits
Offered in partnership with Vermont Adult Learning, this free course is designed for native speakers of English who need pre-Basic Reading and Writing skills.

DEV-0563 - College Essentials: Math
0 Credits
Offered in partnership with Vermont Adult Learning, this free course is designed for any student who needs pre-Basic Math skills.

Register October 30, 2016 - January 12, 2017 for spring 2018 classes. Link to Registration.

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