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NC.BCSK-120-58966/58065 GED Prep Lang Arts/Soc Stud - GED Prep Class-Language Arts Social Studies- Jamie Hawn - Jamie Hawn

Course:GED Prep Class-Language Arts Social Studies- Jamie Hawn
Professor:Jamie Hawn
  • OnlineLive
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Welcome to Language Arts and Social Studies section of GED Prep class. My name is Jamie Hawn. I have been in education for over 20 years. I am looking forward to working with you as you prepare to earn your GED certificates. This class will help provide you with information to prepare for the exams as well as provide you with resources and study materials to succeed in your academic endeavors. You can email me at or through Canvas inbox where you will find all weekly announcements.

Course Description


This class has two different section numbers. Students who are interested in attending class on campus for in-person instruction should enroll in section 58065. For students who want to attend through Zoom (aka OnlineLive), enroll in section 58966. Both the in-person (58965) and OnlineLive (58966) sections are scheduled to meet onTuesday and Thursday from 9:30am to 12:00pm. In-person class meetings will require permission from the LA County Department of Health. If restrictions do not allow for in-person instruction, class section 58064 will be changed to an OnlineLIVE format.

This is a GED prep class that is designed to help  students prepare for the Language Arts and Social Studies portions of the GED tests. The GED test is a high school equivalency. This class will cover the Language Arts and Social Studies parts of the GED exam.

What to Expect in this Course

This class  is designed to be completed at your own pace. The student success depends on the time and frequency the student dedicates to the study.  Be sure to utilize me as your main source of assistance as I am here to help you succeed in this course. Weekly Thursday morning Zoom meetings will occur weekly.

Types of Assessments

Self assessment through online programs and textbooks to determine course of study. Official GED® practice test vouchers are provided for students to determine readiness for testing upon discussion with the instructor.

Textbook Information

No textbooks are required for this course! However, the below link would be a useful tool to assist you in preparing for your exams and your academic journey. (Links to an external site.) is a good source to help you study. You can also purchase GED books that have all four subjects from Barnes and Nobles or Amazon.

Other Relevant Course Information

This is a self paced GED Social Studies/Language Arts Prep Class. The instructor will direct the course of studies and evaluate the student and the assistance they need depending on how long the student has been away from formal instruction. Lessons will be offered as well as other instructional materials through canvas and other resources that will be communicated and shared from the instructor. Upon assessment by the instructor, after the student has prepared, the student will be directed to an official practice test which will indicate the specific student's readiness for the GED Test. There will be Zoom meetings for instruction and prepare students for their section of GED study.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 06/01/2021 Sub#: 143