SRJC Course Outlines

12/3/2021 1:55:46 AMCI 53 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CI 53Title:  COM INV - ENVIRN STUDIES  
Full Title:  Community Involvement Related to Environmental Studies
Last Reviewed:3/28/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR9.00 Contact DHR157.50
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CI 52.1

Catalog Description:
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A self-directed student volunteer program designed to facilitate experiential learning and service in the environmental community. Students work 50 hours per unit per semester for 0.5 to 3.0 units of credit at a variety of placements including regional parks, environmental organizations, wildlife agencies, wilderness centers, nature preserves and fish hatcheries. Volunteer activities may include restoring wildlife habitat; tree planting; rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for wildlife; caring for hiking trails; and other environmental projects.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:
Student must complete and informational meeting with instructor, understand requirements for placement, confirm knowledge of work-based learning objectives, and secure volunteer placement prior to enrollment.

Schedule of Classes Information
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A self-directed student volunteer program designed to facilitate experiential learning and service in the environmental community. Students work 50 hours per unit per semester for 0.5 to 3.0 units of credit at a variety of placements including regional parks, environmental organizations, wildlife agencies, wilderness centers, nature preserves and fish hatcheries. Volunteer activities may include restoring wildlife habitat; tree planting; rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for wildlife; caring for hiking trails; and other environmental projects.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:Student must complete and informational meeting with instructor, understand requirements for placement, confirm knowledge of work-based learning objectives, and secure volunteer placement prior to enrollment.
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2021
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
 
1.  Research and evaluate volunteer opportunities.
2.  Analyze student's role and duties in the volunteer position.
3.  Develop and complete written learning objectives.
4.  Evaluate career fields while working at volunteer jobs.
5.  Keep accurate records of volunteer hours.
6.  Repeating students must demonstrate increased depth and breadth of work skills proficiency at their worksite with new learning objectives.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Select volunteer opportunity
    a.  Research volunteer position
    b.  Interview with volunteer organization
2.  Identify organizational needs
    a.  Organization's function
    b.  Student's skills and interests
    c.  Matching skills to functions
3.  Learning objectives
    a.  Format
    b.  Measurement
    c.  Evaluation
    d.  Skill improvement  
4.  Written report
    a.  Format
    b.  Grammar and organization
    c.  Reflective analysis
5.  Career research
    a.  Informational interviews
    b.  Transferable skills
    c.  Career paths
6.  Accurate record keeping and timely reporting of volunteer hours
7.  Repeating students
    a.  Develop more complex learning objectives
    b. Measure/evaluate volunteer performance

Assignments:
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1.  Complete course/volunteer agreement.
2.  Complete written objectives.
3.  Complete a written student assessment/report of the volunteer job.
4.  Obtain verification of hours volunteered and evaluation of objectives.
5.  Keep appointments and be responsive to instructor contacts.
6.  Repeating students demonstrate an increased level of performance.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 65%
Development of objectives and written report
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 45%
Completion of objectives
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor generated materials.

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