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If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
AELE-0055-211 Multilevel ESL
Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are taught simultaneously. Apply increasingly complex listening strategies to comprehend conversations that include new vocabulary. Participate in information gap listening activities. Initiate and engage in simple conversations that include descriptions, personal opinions, and inferences on famililar topics. Read texts representing different genres to answer comprehension questions, identify main ideas and supporting details, and make simple inferences. Write with an audience in mind and for personal and work-related communications. Learn transition words and phrases with correct punctuation. Show understanding of idioms and figures of speech. Engage in steps of the writing process (drafting, editing, and final copy).
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
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Burlington English is an online curriculum used as a supplemental.
Laptop, tablet,or smart phone
Complete CRU intake and orientation paperwork.
Take the CASAS assessment
Follow all classroom rules.
Adhere to the attendance policy.
Maintain a courteous and positive attitude
Participate in group and individual activities.
Complete in-class and homework assignments.
Students have one week to complete missed assignments after they return.
Take all progress tests as directed.
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
Students are expected to contribute to a classroom environment that is respectful and conducive to learning. Inappropriate behavior in the classroom may result in a request to leave class. Repeated violations may be referred to the director of CRU or the vice-president of student affairs.
Because attendance is important to be successful in the English as a Second Language Program, in college, as well as in the job place, students should attend all classes. If a student is absent, s/he cannot participate in the class by listening actively or by contributing to class discussions and collaborative activities. Therefore, the following attendance and tardy policies will be enforced.
Students are expected to attend all classes.
Students who miss the first week (Census Day) of classes will be dropped.
Students who have excessive unexcused absences during a semester will be dropped.
If students are tardy, it is their responsibility to approach the instructor after class to ensure that their attendance is documented.
NOV. 7 Registration Begins
NOV. 18 Men in Healthcare
NOV. 29 Board of Regents - Status Update
DEC. 12 Final Exams
DEC. 16 Second 8 week Classes End
DEC. 16 Grades Due (noon)
DEC. 16 Commencement (7:00 pm)
JAN. 2 College Opens
JAN. 9 Faculty Return
JAN. 17 Classes Begin
JAN. 21 Weekend Classes Begin
JAN. 24 Board of Regents - Status Update
The instructor reserves the right to change the schedule as needed and to adjust content level according to the needs of the students.
Location: Ware Student Commons, 1st Floor, room 113A
Service: Career Navigators
Location: Ware Student Commons, 3rd Floor, Room 314
Service: Workforce Solutions Panhandle
Location: Student Services Center, Room 236
Contact: Roxanne Morgan (806) 350-1644 rmorgan@wspanhandle
15.Sequence of Courses Leading to the attainment of a GED certificate/enrollment into post secondary education:
Texas Adult Education & Literacy ESL Content Standards:
Upon successful completion of the ESL course, students will have addressed the following content standards:
Subarea: 1. Listening Skills: English Language Learners (ELLs) become increasingly able to comprehend what they hear, to retrieve information, and to make inferences and connections. The Ells listen to speakers in a variety of contexts with a variety of English accents.
Distinguish sounds and intonation patterns of English with increasing ease.
Demonstrate understanding when listening to spoken language in different situations and spoken with a variety of regional accents.
Listen to, follow, and give directions and/or instructions.
Listen to and participate in a variety of settings (e.g., academic, work, and social) and situations (e.g., conversation, teamwork, meetings, presentations, and interviews).
Participate in and comprehend conversations face-to-face or via electronic media.
Comprehend questions in order to engage in conversation.
Use comprehension strategies such as indicating misunderstanding, repeating and rephrasing, or asking for help as appropriate for the communication context.
Exhibit knowledge and appropriate interpretation of cultural conventions in conversation, such as the use of titles, eye contact, registers, and expected responses (schemata).
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