SRJC Course Outlines

9/28/2020 9:00:46 PMCI 53 Course Outline as of Summer 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CI 53Title:  COM ENG - ENVIRN STUDIES  
Full Title:  Community Engagement 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:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Develop specific, measureable work-based learning objectives.
2.   Evaluate the volunteer activity through written analysis.
 

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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.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Select volunteer opportunity
    A.  Research volunteer position
    B.  Interview with volunteer organization
II.  Identify organizational needs
    A.  Organization's function
    B.  Student's skills and interests
    C.  Matching skills to functions
III.  Learning objectives
    A.  Format
    B.  Measurement
    C.  Evaluation
    D.  Skill improvement  
IV.  Written report
    A.  Format
    B.  Grammar and organization
    C.  Reflective analysis
V.  Career research (Optional, based on student job site learning objectives)
    A.  Informational interviews
    B.  Transferable skills
    C.  Career paths
VI.  Accurate record keeping and timely reporting of volunteer hours

Assignments:
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1.  Complete course/volunteer agreement.
2.  Complete written objectives.
3.  Complete a written student assessment/report of the volunteer work.
4.  Obtain verification of hours volunteered and evaluation of objectives.
5.  Keep appointments and be responsive to instructor contacts.

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%
Volunteer 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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