NC BCSK-120 - GED Prep Class-Language Arts Social Studies- Jamie Hawn - Jamie Hawn

Course:GED Prep Class-Language Arts Social Studies- Jamie Hawn
Course Section Number:51530
Professor:Jamie Hawn
Format:100% Online
Textbook Title: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.


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.

Course Description

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.

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.

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.

Additional Textbook Information / Link to OER Textbook

This class will use Canvas at the start date of class. Students who have registered for this class will be able to use Canvas to access this course. There is Canvas support available to students (877)889-9052 for 24/7 support.  

Zoom class meetings will be posted in announcements in Canvas for help, instruction and up to date information.  

Students should expect to put a minimum of four hours per week of study using Canvas, online programs provided, and textbooks if the student desires to purchase.

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. 

Additional Resources


The course can be accessed via Canvas at on the first day of the course. Follow the login instructions at the bottom of the screen to log in. Here, you can also access Canvas user guides with helpful tips for navigating and using Canvas. For any Canvas related issues please call the Canvas Student Support line at 877-889-9052 for 24/7 support.

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!

Disabled Students Program & Services (DSPS)

College of the Canyons DSPS 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 Disabled Students Program & Services 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

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 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.

Last updated: 07/14/2020