GED® Test Preparation

GED Test Preparation
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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This course will prepare you take the GED (General Education Development) test.  The GED test is broken into five-test sections.  The sections included in this course are Language Arts, Writing, Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Math.  This online course provides many resources from test-taking tips and strategies, exercises, assignments, and practice test with explanation of answers.  The testing format will be explained and broken down to highlight the current testing areas along with the content each of the sections will cover.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the basic sections included in the GED test
  • Recall the study tips and strategies for understanding the Social Studies and Science tests
  • List the skills covered in the Reasoning through Language Arts portion of the GED test
  • Recognize the preparation strategies for understanding the Mathematics test

GED Test Preparation Module 1
Looking at the GED Test

This week we will be reviewing the basic sections included in the GED test.  We will explore how to work around the system so that you are familiar with the testing format.  In module one, we will look at how to complete practice exams and how to better understand the answers and explanations for each question. 

  • Review of the Five Test Sections
  • Navigating the GED Testing System
  • Succeeding on the GED Test
  • Prepare for the Language Arts, Writing Test, Parts I and II
  • Practice tests, Answers and Explanations

GED Test Preparation Module 2
Getting Ready for the Social Studies and Science Test

In module two, we will be examining the Social Studies and Science tests.  After looking at the format and topics, we will look at the study tips and strategies for understanding the content and question type. 

  • Looking at the Skills the Social Studies and Science Test Covers
  • Preparation Strategies
  • Helpful Pointers
  • Understanding the Test Format
  • Practice Tests, Answers and Explanations

GED Test Preparation Module 3
Encountering the Language Arts, Reading Test

After learning more about the test format, we will look at the skills that are covered in the reading portion of the GED test.  Module three will also review literary and non-fiction passages.  Also covered in module three are tips on how to manage your time while taking your exam. 

  • Understanding the Test Format
  • Looking at the Skills the Reading Test covers
  • Literary and Nonfiction Passages
  • Managing Your Time
  • Practice Tests, Answers and Explanations

GED Test Preparation Module 4
The Mathematics Test, Parts I and II

In module four, we will examine preparation strategies for understanding the math test better.  We will look at number operations and number sense, as well as geometry, statistics and algebraic functions.  After practicing for your math exam, our course will provide you with skills to be more successful, overall, on your GED test, as well as what to do upon passing.

  • Number Operations and Number Sense
  • Measurement and Geometry
  • Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probabilities
  • Algebra, Functions, and Patterns
  • How to be successful on the GED Test
     

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.