Achieving College Excellence (ACE) Program Narratives

 
Course NARRATIVES
MS091-Ace Math I
CLO1: Apply computational knowledge, methods, and skills in order of operation's.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO1 at both I & D levels because the course covers the Order of Operations as given in word problem.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO3 at both I & D levels through the introduction of the Order of Operations where students learn computational skills along with methods to simplify expressions.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO4 at the M level because the course covers the Order of Operations that students will continue to use in their future math courses.
CL02:Simplify expressions
  • CLO 2 meets PLO1 at the I level because the course covers the concepts need to simplify expressions as given in word problems.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO3 at the I level through the introduction of simplifying expressions where students use simple arithmetic operations to complete mathematics computations.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO4 at both I & D levels because the course covers simplifying expression which is need to understand basic Algebra techniques.
CLO3: Solve linear equations, word problems, and functions.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO1 at the I level because the course covers the concepts need to solve linear
  • CLO3 meets PLO3 at the I level through the solving of linear equations using fundamental properties of Algebra.
  • CLO3 meets PLO4 at both I & D levels because the course covers solving linear equations which is the basic building block of all mathematics.
CLO4: Graph linear equations and functions.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO1 at the I level because the course covers the concepts need to solve linear equations by graphing.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO3 at the I level through the solving of linear equations using fundamental techniques in graphing.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO4 at both I & D levels because the course covers graphing linear equations which is used in many courses such as economics, chemistry, and biology.
CLO5: Apply the knowledge of the foundations and concepts for math to the academic setting.
  • CLO 5 meets PLO1 at both I & D levels because concepts such as GPA and real world word problems are covered.
  • CLO 5 meets PLO3 at the D level by the use of these concepts in other courses that require basic mathematical knowledge.
  • CLO 5 meets at the D level by use of these concepts in other courses that require basic mathematical knowledge.
MS092-Ace Math II
CLO1: Simplify expressions.  
CLO2: Solve non-linear equations, word problems, systems of equations, inequalities, and functions.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO1 at the I&D levels because the course covers the concepts need to solve non-linear equations as given in word problems.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO3 at the D level through solving linear inequalities, quadratic equations, and function notation.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO4 at the D level because the course covers the basic concepts that will be expanded in later mathematics courses.
CLO3: Graph non-linear equations, inequalities, and functions.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO1 at the I & D levels because the course covers the concepts need to graph non-linear equations as given in word problems.
  • CLO3 meets PLO3 at the I level by graphing non-linear equations, inequalities and using functional notation.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO4 at the D level because the course covers the basic concepts that will be expanded in later mathematics courses.
CLO4: Utilize and transfer knowledge of the foundations and concepts for math to the academic setting.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO1 at the I & D levels because the course covers concepts of simplifying expressions, solving non-linear equations, inequalities, and function notation as seen in word problems.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO3 at the D level through the simplifying expressions, solving non-linear equations, inequalities, and function notation.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO4 at both M levels because the course covers simplifying expressions, solving non-linear equations, inequalities, and function notation which is used in many courses such as economics, chemistry, and biology.
ESL 091
 
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 1 at both I and D levels because the course covers English fundamentals required for every lesson activity whether reading, speaking, or writing.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 3 at I level because the course introduces specific reading skills with immediate application and reinforcement.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 4 at I and D levels because the course introduces and incorporates lesson activities for students to guess meanings of new chapter terms by using context clues, which prepares them for 100 or higher level courses.
 
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 1 at both I and D levels because the course covers English fundamentals and requires students to give short speeches and also critique their peer’s speeches using a rubric.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 2 at both I and D levels because the course covers activities where students learn to identify, rephrase, or explain the main idea and selection.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 3 at both I and D levels because the course assesses students’ literal understanding of the selection with comprehension and critical questions.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 4 at I level because the course introduces to students how to summarize reading passages, stories, or movies, which is required for EN120b or other writing classes.
 
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 1 at I and D levels because the course introduces the steps in the writing process and requires students to write sentences or paragraphs using proper grammar.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 2 at I and D levels because the course requires students to write well structured and organized essays in class and pass the Exit comprehension Exam.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 3 at I level because the course introduces to students how to critically proofread, edit, and revise their own essays using a guideline.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 4 at I level because students are introduced to MLA writing rules, which are required for the rhetorical essays in EN120a or 100 level writing courses.
 
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 1 at I and D levels because the course covers important reading and writing skills and allows students an opportunity to apply information from the lessons to their own lives, communities, or interests as they write, through the reading-writing connection.
  • Narrative for PLO 1 applies to this PLO2.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 3 because the course covers an activity where students think critically and appropriately incorporate terms from a reading passage into their essays.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 4 at I level because the course allows the students an opportunity to incorporate the MLA rules and write a 1.5 or 2 page length essay based on a reading passage, story, or a movie which are required in 100 or higher level courses.
ESL 092
 
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 1 M level because the course covers English fundamentals required for every lesson activity whether reading, speaking, or writing.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 3 at D and M levels because the course covers specific reading skills with immediate application and reinforcement.
  • CLO 1 meets PLO 4 at D and M levels because the course incorporates lesson activities where students practice guessing meanings of new terms by using context clues, which prepares them for 100 or higher level courses.
 
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 1 at M level because the course covers a lesson where students give short speeches and also critique their peer’s speeches using a rubric.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 2 at M level because the course requires a pre/post tests and expectation is that students would do better on the post test.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 3 at M level because the course covers different reading selections with comprehension and critical questions.
  • CLO 2 meets PLO 4 at I level because the course covers writing summaries based on a reading passage, story, or movie, which prepares students for EN120b or other writing classes.
 
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 1 at M level because the course covers thorough instruction on the essay parts and students know the required content for each para. body.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 2 at M level because the course covers several writing activities and students aim to pass the class and the Exit Essay.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 3 at D and M levels because the course requires students to submit multiple essay drafts. Students learn to critically proofread, edit, and revise their essays using a guideline or go see a tutor.
  • CLO 3 meets PLO 4 at D and M levels because students are expected to type essays using MLA rules, which is required for the rhetorical essays in EN120a or 100 level writing courses.
 
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 1 at M level because the course covers important reading and writing skills and allows students an opportunity to apply information from the lessons to their own lives, communities, or interests as they write, through the reading-writing connection.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 2 at I and D levels because the course covers important reading and writing activities that aided students to pass the English Exit Exam.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 3 at I and D levels because the course covers a writing activity where students think critically and appropriately incorporate terms from a reading passage into their essays.
  • CLO 4 meets PLO 4 at D and M levels because the course covers a final writing project where students write a 1.5 or 2 page length essay in MLA format based on a reading passage, story, or a movie which is required in the EN110 and 120.

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