ABE 043 Adult Basic Education Lab Level 3 • V1-5 Cr.


The Basic Skills Learning Lab provides students in Adult Basic Education classes additional opportunities to further build skills in the areas of reading, writing, and math. As well as receiving computerized assisted learning through a variety of software, students can work independently with tutors or together in small groups. Prerequisite: Assessment into the ABE or GED Program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to independently select and read with understanding real-life materials (employee manuals, letters from a child's teacher, etc.), use appropriate reading strategies for comprehension, and identify the main idea and supporting details.
  • Convey ideas in writing about personal short and long term goals, write for personal expression (journal writing, poetry, etc.), demonstrate appropriate use of commas, apostrophes, and colons, correct errors in spelling and punctuation, create proper compound sentences, and identify and correct fragments and run-on sentences.
  • Demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, convert between decimals and fractions, and add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals.