SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 9:44:16 PMCSKLS 334 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CSKLS 334Title:  TAKING AN ONLINE CLASS  
Full Title:  How to Take an Online Class
Last Reviewed:3/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.50 Contact DHR26.25
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CSKL 360

Catalog Description:
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Introduces the basic knowledge and skills needed to take an online class. Course includes computer operations and terminology, online class components, email applications, time management, and ways to communicate online with students and instructors. Students must participate in a one-hour face-to-face orientation, usually the first day of class, or show evidence that they have viewed the available video orientation prior to beginning coursework.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduces the basic knowledge and skills needed to take an online class. Course includes computer operations and terminology, online class components, email applications, time management, and ways to communicate online with students and instructors. Students must participate in a one-hour face-to-face orientation, usually the first day of class, or show evidence that they have viewed the available video orientation prior to beginning coursework.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Describe, access, and use web-based applications, materials, navigation procedures, and tools involved in online and hybrid college classes.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
 
1. Connect to the Internet and access various avenues leading to online materials.
2. Identify hardware and software necessary for managing online course work.
3. Navigate between different areas of the learning management system (LMS).
4. Open and use email applications appropriate for class.
5. Word process documents and create folders for assignments.
6. Upload and download documents from the Internet.
7. Use online schedules, gradebooks, and other tools to track deadlines, manage assignments,
    and determine grades.
8. Utilize discussion forums to participate in online class dicsussions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Understanding the Computer
    A.Hardware
    B.Basic Software and Operating System
II. Structure and Function of the Internet
    A. Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
    B. Types of internet connectivity
    C. Search engines
    D. Browsers and URLs
III. Learning Management System (LMS) and Course Organization
    A. LMS Terminology
    B. Course Home Page
    C. Course website structure and components
    D. Personal Profiles (e.g., configuring, changing, etc.)
    E. Other settings within LMS
IV. Online Learning Principles
    A. Time management
    B. Study Skills
    C. Learning styles
    D. Organization
    E. Tracking Progress (e.g., gradebook)
    F. Internet use "best practices"
    G. Reading and studying online
V. Online Communication and Writing
    A. Sending and receiving messages (e.g., announcements, discussions, chat, etc.)
    B. Email
    C. Submitting text assignments (e.g., upload, submission box, etc.)
VI. Online testing
    A. Embedded quizzes, tests, and exercises
    B. Online test-taking strategies

Assignments:
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1. Writing assignments in embedded exercises
2. Written responses to several weekly instructor-provided prompts via discussions page
3. Written responses to student entries via discussions page
4. Interactive online activities such as search engine requests, chat settings, etc.
5. Reading from 10-15 content areas
6. Ten to fifteen quizzes (one per content area) requiring navigation through online course
    components
7. Written summaries of four different online resources provided within course materials
8. Writing and uploading document(s) summarizing concepts and skills learned in the class

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
10 - 20%
Writing assignments; summaries; responses in email and discussions page
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Interactive online activities
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Online navigation exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes: multiple choice, completion, short answer
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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Online course materials
Instructor prepared materials

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