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NCESL 3A Sec.75364 - NCESL 3A - Michelle Cordero

Course:NCESL 3A
Professor:Michelle Cordero
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


Welcome to NCESL 3A!! My goal is to help you learn to build upon your language skills.This course will require 100% attendance for improvement of language skills.In addition, you must complete discussion, quizzes and attend online Zoom classes Mondays, Tuesday and Thursdays 6pm-9pm starting February 5, 2024 to March 28, 2024. It is strongly recommended you take the End of Level Assessment in Canvas the last week of the course and passing with 70% to continue on to NCESL 3B.

Course Description

Intermediate-high level grammar, writing, speaking and listening with cultural lessons will be covered in this course. 

What to Expect in this Course

You will receive the Zoom course link 7 days before the beginning of class in your COC student email(Outlook) and in Canvas which you can access through Canyons ID Student. You need to create a student email account if you do not already have one. In addition, you will need a reliable laptop and microphone with stable Internet connection. Course assignments, homework and quizzes will be on Canvas and will require independent and group collaboration. Expect to spend 1 hour at least a week on Canvas. We will meet on Zoom in a live class Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm-9pm from February 8, 2024-March 28,2024 - excluding holidays. Please see syllabus in Canvas.

Types of Assessments

Quizzes in Canvas, End of Level Assessment in Canvas and Zoom

Textbook Information

Ventures 3 - Student's Book

Authors: Bitterlin, Gretchen / Johnson, Dennis / Price, Donna / Ramirez, Sylvia  ISBN(9781108449571) - 3RD Edition Pricing is subject to change (Estimated Cost)New: $ 23.50 Used: $ 17.65 Book is available on Amazon, Barnes and Nobles Bookstore or from an Online vendor,

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Other Relevant Course Information

Please log into your Canyons ID Student account and click on Office 365 to access your Outlook mail or accept our Canvas shell for NCESL 3A click in "Announcements" to access ZOOM link for class. 

Please connect on a laptop or computer, not a phone or tablet as all features of Zoom such as screen sharing and chat will not be available on those devices and will limit active participation in Zoom breakout rooms/class.

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.


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Last updated: 01/08/2024 Sub#: 1581