ESL Computer Literacy

Course Description

Course Information

Organization Truckee Meadows Community College
Instructional Level Adult Basic Education and ESL
Division Outreach College
Department ABE/ESL
Developers Brett Patchen, Paul Marsala
Inception Date 3/1/2001
Types of Instruction Class Demonstration and Lab Work
Target Population Advanced ABE/ESL learners with little or no computer skills

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of this course is to equip ABE/ESL students with the computer skills needed to make a successful transition from ABE to higher academic studies at the community college level. This course will impart a foundational knowledge of the computer and its usage.† It will instruct students in how to type, navigate the windows environment, compose basic word processing documents, and use an Internet browser.† It will increase a studentís confidence in working with computers and boost their ability to perform well on computer-based tests.† ESL subjects are integrated into most of the lessons to promote improved language competency in reading, writing or listening.

Files for this course were composed in Microsoft Word 2000.† You may down load them as needed.† The files are organized in the following folders:

For questions, contact the Adult Basic Education Department at Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada.