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The NPCC Adult Education program assists adults to prepare for post-secondary education, successful careers, and productive lives. Instruction is conducted in an informal learning environment, and may include teacher-assisted individual instruction, teacher-led small group instruction, computer-aided instruction, and video instruction. An individualized education plan is developed for each student upon enrollment and allows the student to begin at the appropriate educational functioning level. Progression is at his or her own pace.
Adult Basic Education (ABE)
The ABE program offers instruction in basic literacy skills: reading, language, writing and math. Emphasis is on vocabulary development, comprehension improvement, dictionary skills, critical thinking, writing, basic math computation, and math problem solving. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student for further education, enhance basic skills required for job placement or advancement, and empower students to achieve their goals. Each person may do individualized work at his/her own pace. Enrollment is open-ended; students may enter and exit the program as they choose.
General Adult Education (GAE)
The GAE program is designed to help students earn a high school equivalency diploma (GED®). Instruction is designed for students who need to improve reading, writing, or math skills to earn their GED®. Topics may focus on skill development through the areas of science, social studies, and reasoning through language arts. Emphasis is on vocabulary development, comprehension improvement, critical thinking, math computation, and math problem solving. Students are evaluated in the four subject areas tested on the GED® exam: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematical Reasoning.
English as a Second Language
The ESL program is designed to provide English language instruction to adult students whose primary language is not English. ESL classes concentrate on speaking and listening in the beginning levels and progress to include reading and writing skills.
As a supplement to academic instruction,basic computer instruction is available for individuals with little or no previous computer training. This instruction is available through our WAGE program using Teknimedia software. Lesson topics include Windows, word processing, hardware and software, the internet, mouse use, copy/pasting, clicking, drag and drop, and other needed skills.
High school graduates who wish to improve/review math, reading or language skills to prepare for further education or employment may enroll in adult education classes. Instruction is also offered to help prospective NPCC students prepare for the Compass® test.
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