Selected page of Cabrillo College 2005-2006 Catalog
|Published July 2005
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Cabrillo College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges,
3402 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 (707) 569-9177, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Commission on Recognition of
Postsecondary Accreditation and the U. S. Department of Education. Cabrillo College also is a member of the Community College League of California
and the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
The Cabrillo Community College District has made every reasonable effort to determine that everything stated in this catalog is accurate. Courses and
programs offered, together with other matters contained herein, are subject to change without notice by the administration of the Cabrillo Community
Basic English Skills For Business Writing
3 units; 3 hours Lecture, 2 hours Laboratory
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment ESL 270L or READ 206SL (1-2 units)
A basic skills writing class for English language learners with a focus
on the concepts and terminology necessary for business office communication. The focus for written work will be sentence and paragraph construction. Emphasis will be placed on parts of speech, word usage, simple sentences, punctuation, and vocabulary development. Basic composition styles used in business settings (memo, letter, staff meeting
report) will be practiced.
Assistive Technology Instruction
1 unit; 2 hours Laboratory
Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for Disabled Student Programs
Repeatability: May be taken 4 times.
Teaches essential computer skills for students with disabilities, including voice recognition, screen reading, screen magnification, and text-tospeech software.
Kurzweil 3000 f|
3 units; 3 hours Lecture
Repeatability: May be taken 2 times.
Recommended for students with learning disabilities, but open to all
students who need study skills improvement and learning strategies.
Topics include traditional study skills with an emphasis upon organization, test-taking, problem solving, stress reduction, goal setting and
Applied Study Skills
0- unit; 1 hour Laboratory
Corequisite: LS 264.
Additional structured application of study skills learned in LS 264 to
specific content of academic classes. Students create an individual study
system based on study skills needs survey and actively apply their study
system in order to improve overall academic performance. This course
may be taught in a distance-learning format in which contact with the
instructor will be through four on-campus meetings and by phone or
Time Management and Organization
0- unit; hour Lecture
Repeatability: May be t|