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Special Education


SP ED 2 Introduction to Communication Disorders Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to address speech and language disorders in the child and adult. Topics include stuttering and voice disorders, trends in legislation and education, and a review of available community resources. The course provides information to the student exploring a career related to speech and language therapy. (CSU)

SP ED 15 Selected Topics: Special Education Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to present selected topics dealing with various aspects of special education which are not addressed by the existing college curriculum. Topics include such areas as careers in special education, concepts related to reasonable accommodation, and the implications of disability in various work and educational environments. (CSU)

SP ED 71 Fundamental Number Sense Units 1.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the competencies that precede the acquisition of arithmetical skills. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

SP ED 75 Assisting the Student With Disabilities Units 0.5-1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an introduction and orientation for the student interested in working with disabled students at San Joaquin Delta College. The course provides an overview of the following information: pertinent laws; campus support services, Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), understanding of a variety of disabling conditions requiring assistance on campus, and skills and best practices necessary for the student to effectively assist other students on campus who have disabilities. Units in this course do not apply toward the associate degree.

SP ED 76 Selected Topics: Special Education Assistive Technology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of special education assistive technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

SP ED 78 Special Education Mathematics Laboratory Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None; enrolled in DV ED 86, MATH 88, MATH 80, MATH 83A/83B, MATH 82, MATH 84A/84B, or MATH 12/PSYCH 12.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide assistance to the student enrolled in mathematics who has special learning needs due to visual impairment. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

SP ED 82 Computer Access Evaluation for the Student with Disabilities Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student with a physical disability, sensory impairment and/or learning disability that require(s) adapted technology to access a computer. The course provides individualized assessment of each student's skills and disability to be adapted to the appropriate technology such as adapted keyboards, Zoomtext(r), Dragon Naturally Speaking(r), Kurzweil (r)1000/3000, etc. Units earned in this course do not apply to the associate degree.

SP ED 83 Introduction to Kurzweil 1000 Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student who is legally blind to a scanner and computer-based reading system using a speech synthesizer. Units earned in this course do not apply to the associate degree.

SP ED 84A Word Processing with a Screen Reader Application Units 2
Prerequisites: SP ED 85A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who requires non-visual and/or auditory access to computer information. The student uses a screen reader application to navigate a Windows environment and Internet sites. Units in this course do not apply to the associate degree.

SP ED 84B Word Processing with a Screen Reader Application Units 2
Prerequisites: SP ED 84A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a beginning level course in word processing using a screen reader application for the student who requires a non-visual and/or auditory access to computer information. The course expands and builds upon the skills developed in SP ED 84A, Beginning Screen Reader Application. Units in this course do not apply towards the associate degree.

SP ED 85A Introduction to Adapted Keyboarding Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic computer keyboarding skills using adaptive computer technology for the student with physical, communication, and learning disabilities. The course focuses on developing familiarity with the keyboard and touch typing skills for the alphabetic keys at an introductory level. The course includes assessment of individual abilities and prescriptive adaptive software/hardware for maximum success. Units in this course do not apply toward an associate degree.

SP ED 85B Beginning Adapted Keyboarding Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a beginning-level course in adaptive computer keyboarding. The course focuses on expanding and refining keyboard skills for the student with physical, communication, and learning disabilities using adaptive computer technology. This course expands and builds upon the skills developed in SP ED 85A, Introduction to Adapted Keyboarding. Units in this course do not apply toward an associate degree.

SP ED 85C Intermediate Adapted Keyboarding Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment:
Advisories: None.

This course is an intermediate-level course in adaptive computer keyboarding. The course focuses on expanding and refining keyboard skills for the student with physical, communication and learning disabilities using adaptive computer technology. This course expands and builds upon the skills developed in SP ED 85B, "Beginning Adapted Keyboarding." Units in this course do not apply toward an associate degree.

SP ED 86 Introduction to Adapted Word Processing Units 1
Prerequisites: SP ED 85A with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce basic concepts and operation of word processing software using adaptive computer technology for the student with physical, communication, and/or learning disabilities. The course focuses on developing familiarity with the skills necessary to create, save, retrieve, edit, format and print documents. The course includes assessment of individual abilities and prescriptive adaptive software/hardware for maximum success. Units in this course do not apply toward the associate degree.

SP ED 120 Tutorial Assistance Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide tutoring support for the student with special learning needs who is enrolled in regular classes. The course offers up to three hours per week of tutoring for each course in which a student is enrolled. Tutoring is provided with special attention to learning styles, study skills such as notetaking, textbook reading, and test-taking and computer access. The course goal is to help the student become a self-sufficient, independent learner which may include the use of adaptive equipment and/or computer technology.

SP ED 125 Positive Parenting Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to improve parenting skills for the parent with developmental disabilities. Areas of study include parenting skills related to positive decision making, community resources, health care, and home and child safety.

SP ED 133 Money Management for Persons with Disabilities Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This noncredit course is designed to provide the student with developmental disabilities the skills necessary for effective money management. Areas of study include currency and coins, shopping, restaurant billing and tips, budgeting, utility bills, and checking account(s).

SP ED 195 Introduction to the Computer for Persons with Disabilities Units 0
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce a student with a disability to elementary concepts and fundamental skills required to operate a microcomputer for personal use. The student learns needed theory and techniques to: identify and manipulate screen objects; use mouse and keyboard commands; handle windows and dialog boxes; start and quit an application program; create and work with simple documents; improve the appearance of text; organize files and create folders on a disk; perform single trouble-shooting and maintenance techniques using adaptive technology and/or alternate mode of computer access.

Tagalog

TAG 36A Introductory Tagalog Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Tagalog 51 or Tagalog 52.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to strengthen fundamental communication patterns based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

TAG 36B Beginning Tagalog Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Tagalog 53 or Tagalog 54.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to achieve conversational ability based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

TAG 38A Special Assignment: Listening Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of Tagalog 1 or Tagalog 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is skill-building with an emphasis on listening. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. It is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

TAG 38B Special Assignment: Pronunciation Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of Tagalog 1 or Tagalog 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is skill-building with an emphasis on pronunciation. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. It is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

TAG 38C Special Assignment: Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of Tagalog 1 or Tagalog 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on reading. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. It is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

TAG 38D Special Assignment: Writing Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of Tagalog 1 or Tagalog 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on writing. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. It is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

TAG 51 Elementary Tagalog Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study and practice in speaking, reading, and writing the language. Emphasis is placed on culture and civilization. The combined five units of Elementary Tagalog 51 and Elementary Tagalog 52 are equivalent to a first semester Tagalog course. (UC, CSU)

TAG 52 Elementary Tagalog Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Tagalog 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a study and practice in speaking, reading, and writing the language. Emphasis is placed on culture and civilization. The combined five units of Elementary Tagalog 51 and Elementary Tagalog 52 are equivalent to a first semester Tagalog course. (UC, CSU)

TAG 53 Elementary Tagalog Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Tagalog 52.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to continue practice in speaking, reading, and writing the language. Emphasis is placed on speech patterns, culture and civilization. The combined five units of Elementary Tagalog 53 and Elementary Tagalog 54 are equivalent to a second semester Tagalog course. (UC, CSU)

TAG 54 Elementary Tagalog Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Tagalog 53.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to continue practice in speaking, reading, and writing the language. Emphasis is placed on speech patterns, culture and civilization. The combined five units of Elementary Tagalog 53 and Elementary Tagalog 54 are equivalent to a second semester Tagalog course. (UC, CSU)

TAG 75 Selected Topics: Tagalog Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of Tagalog not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.


Vietnamese

VIET 36A Introductory Vietnamese Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of VIET 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to strengthen fundamental communication patterns based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

VIET 36B Beginning Vietnamese Conversation Units 2
Prerequisites: Successful completion of VIET 2 or 53.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to achieve conversational ability based on typical daily situations. (CSU)

VIET 38A Special Assignment: Listening Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of VIET 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on listening. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

VIET 38B Special Assignment: Pronunciation Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of VIET 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on pronunciation. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

VIET 38C Special Assignment: Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of VIET 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on reading. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

VIET 38D Special Assignment: Writing Units 2
Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of VIET 1 or 51.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a skill-building course with an emphasis on writing. The course is designed to meet the special need of the student. The course is offered for individual or group study. (CSU)

VIET 51 Elementary Vietnamese Units 2.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Vietnamese language and Vietnamese culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of VIET 51 and 52 are equivalent to VIET 1. (UC, CSU)

VIET 52 Elementary Vietnamese Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of VIET 51 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Vietnamese language and Vietnamese culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of VIET 51 and 52 are equivalent to VIET 1. (UC, CSU)

VIET 53 Elementary Vietnamese Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of VIET 1 or 52 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Vietnamese language and Vietnamese culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of VIET 53 and 54 are equivalent to VIET 2. (UC, CSU)

VIET 54 Elementary Vietnamese Units 2.5
Prerequisites: Successful completion of VIET 53 with a grade of "C" or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the Vietnamese language and Vietnamese culture. Emphasis is placed on the following skills in the order given: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The combined five units of VIET 53 and 54 are equivalent to VIET 2. (UC, CSU)

VIET 75 Selected Topics: Vietnamese Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of Vietnamese not covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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