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Fall 2010 Learning Communities


AFFIRM: Unity, Integrity, and Personal Growth: Would you like to be a part of a learning community that focuses on unity, cultural and academic integrity, and personal growth?  If so, the AFFIRM learning community is the place to be! This learning community is designed to support the retention and transfer of African American students. However, this learning community is open to ALL students who believe they can benefit from, and be enriched by, a learning experience focused on African American History, utilizing the power of the written word and cultural empowerment. For more information, contact Marvin Jackson, Resource Specialist AFFIRM, at 954-5188 or mjackson@deltacollege.edu.

Prerequisites: Reading Level II and Composition Level II

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 79

MWF

9:00-10:40

******

L. William-White

Locke 302

5

GUID 5

MWF

11:00-12:00

******

Y. Calderon

Deric 274

3

HIST 30A

MWF

1:00-2:00

******

D. Terry

Form West

3


A Career in Welding: A welder must not only be able to produce high-quality welds. Today's welders must also understand their craft inside and out. This entails both hands-on mechanical skill and enough reading, writing, math, and computer skills to enter an apprenticeship program or launch a career. Had enough of dead-end jobs? Become a professional! Contact Alex Taddei, Welding Instructor, at 954-5239 or ataddei@deltacollege.edu.

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

MECH 88(A-D)

MWF

MWF

7:30-8:50

8:50-12:30

93529 (A)

34898 (B)

81858 (C)

70005 (D)

A. Taddei

Holt 129

8

MECH 75C

MW

1:00-2:00

*******

J. Wall

Holt 126

2


Careers for the Math and Science-Minded: STEM: These learning communities are designed for the student interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or obtaining a degree in a STEM field. For more information, contact Laura Ochoa-Sanchez at 954-5473 or lochoa-sanchez@deltacollege.edu.

Group I and Group II: Prerequisites: Composition Level III, MATH 82, and CHEM 3A or CHEM 1A

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1A

TTH

8:00-9:30

33462

D. Oren

Budd 215

3

BIO 1

TTH

TTH

1:30-3:00

10:30-12:00

40938

T. McRae

Cunn 416

Cunn 212

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1A

TTH

8:00-9:30

58348

D. Oren

Budd 215

3

BIO 1

TTH

TTH

1:30-3:00

3:00-4:30

78830

T. McRae

Cunn 416

Cunn 212

4

Group III: Prerequisite: MATH 80

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

MATH 82

TTH

9:30-12:00

23035

G. Sandhu

Shima 214

5

ENGR 1

TTH

TTH

12:30-1:30

1:30-4:30

92648

R. Crawford

Holt 133

Holt 133

3


Cooking and Composition—A Recipe for Success: This learning community blends composition skills with culinary curriculum.  It seeks to mix hands on practical experiences in the kitchen, food service industry, and culinary world with the ability to read, understand, and write effectively about that world. This pairing serves to provide the edge needed to succeed in the competitive job market and/or pursue a four year degree. For more information, contact Mark Berkner, Culinary Arts Instructor, at 954-5543 or mberkner@deltacollege.edu.

Group I: Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

CUL ARTS 19

M

TW

MTW

8:30-10:30

9:00-10:30

10:30-2:30

68551

M. Berkner

Shima 242

Dann 105

Dann 105

9

ENG 1A

TTH

3:30-5:00

55400

R. Rickansrud-Young

Shima 227

3

Group II: Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

CUL ARTS 8

M

M

T

8:00-9:30

9:30-4:00

8:00-3:30

33896

R. Halabicky

Shima 301

 

4

ENG 1A

TTH

3:30-5:00

49484

R. Rickansrud-Young

Shima 227

3


 EOPS Student Success Academy: This learning community is designed for EOPS students. Contact the EOPS Office at 954-5682 for academy details and application information.  


Hazardous Equations from 0-600 Volts: How important is math to an electrician? Miscalculating voltage can lead to loss of life or employment. Learn the math skills you will need in the electrical field. This learning community will not only spark your interest in math but also keep you safe on the job. For more information, contact Mary Jo Zimmerman, Electrical Instructor, at 954-5197 or mzimmerman@deltacollege.edu.

Group I: No Prerequisite

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ELEC 30

MW

MW

11:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

95451

M. Zimmerman

Budd 106

5

MATH 76

MW

9:00-10:30

*******

K. Beale

Budd 221G

3

Group II: Prerequisite: Math Level II or MATH 76

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ELEC 30

MW

MW

11:00-1:00

1:00-3:00

78387

M. Zimmerman

Budd 106

5

MATH 78

MW

MW

9:00-10:30

10:30-11:00

*******

K. Beale

Budd 221G

3


The Head Game: This learning community is designed for the athletically minded student who would like to learn how athletic performance is related to an athlete’s thoughts, images, abilities, and skills. The student will learn to read critically, think logically, and write clearly and effectively about how effective coaching can promote learning, personal growth, and team harmony; how setting goals can lead to personal and team success; and how successful athletes develop psychological and behavioral changes to improve performance, personal growth, and exercise participation. Contact English Instructor Joe Gonzales at 954-5589 for more information.

 Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

PE 49

TTH

8:00-9:30

44381

J. Reyes

Cunn 435

3

ENG 1A

TTH

9:30-11:00

52525

J. Gonzales

Holt 201C

3


Justice and Me: This learning community is designed for students who want to pursue a career in criminal justice or those who simply want to explore how the criminal justice system impacts their daily lives. Instead of watching Southland, tune into a learning community where you will read and write about real issues in the field of Administration of Justice. For more information, contact Jeff Hislop at 954-5678 or jhislop@deltacollege.edu.

Prerequisites: Reading Level II and Composition Level II

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

AJ 21

TTH

9:30-11:00

98764

J. Hislop

Cunn 311

3

ENG 79

TTH

11:00-1:30

69999

G. Holden

Shima 132

3


Math Success: This learning community gives you a foundation for success in math. Math anxiety, math study skills, and test taking along with other college success strategies will be explored.

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

GUID 19

W

12:00-1:00

33778

A. Canela

Deric 273

1

MATH 76

MWF

11:00-12:00

86600

K. Beale

Shima 236

3


Math Teacher Pipeline Program:  The Teacher Pipeline Program/TAP learning community supports students on a pathway to becoming a math teacher in middle school or high school. Students in this community will have an opportunity for paid work experience. Contact Rosalva Garduno at 954-5418 for more information.


Puente: Building Bridges for Transfer: Puente (Spanish for "bridge") is a national-award-winning program that has helped thousands of students to reach their dreams of college success with a curricular focus on Latino literature and experience. The Puente community college program and learning community consists of three interrelated components: writing, counseling/personal development, and mentoring. Contact either Heather Robinson at 954-5151 ext. 6240 <hrobinson@deltacollege.edu> or Pedro Ramirez at 954-5612 <pramirez@deltacollege.edu>.Visit the Puente website at www.deltacollege.edu/puente for information on orientation dates.


The Research, Writing, and Speaking Connection: In today's job market, just obtaining a bachelor's degree is not enough to secure a good position. Employers are looking for college graduates who can communicate clearly and can also locate, evaluate, and effectively use various formats of information. By emphasizing how research, writing, and speaking work together, this learning community helps transfer students develop their information and communication skills so that they can succeed in their 4-year school and in the workplace beyond.

Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

COM ST 1A

MW

9:00-10:30

50341

S. Graham

Holt 410

3

LIBRY 1

W

11:30-12:30

42096

J. Wang

Gole TBA

1

ENG 1A

MW

12:30-2:00

33914

B. Rennicks

Holt 301

3


Student Success: Designed for students who want to improve their chances for success in college, this learning community will help them develop a solid set of English skills while exploring cultural issues and increasing self-esteem.

Group I

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

GUID 5

MW

11:00-12:30

86658

D. Baker

Shima 242

3

ENG 70

MW

1:00-3:30

 83478

L. Nugent

Locke 108

5

Group II

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

GUID 5

TTH

9:30-11:00

33133

A. Canela

Holt 125

3

ENG 70

Class meets 9/6/10-12/17/10

TTH

12:00-3:00

94330

J. Gillam

Holt 407

5


Success in Math and English: This learning community gives you a foundation for success in math and English while also helping you explore cultural issues and increasing self-esteem. Math anxiety, math and English study skills and test-taking, along with other college success strategies will be explored. 

Prerequisites: Reading Level II, Composition Level II, and Math Level II

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

MATH 80

M-TH

10:00-11:00

67553

P. Hammer

Locke 316

4

GUID 5

TTH

11:00-12:30

24287

S. Whitt

Deric 273

3

ENG 79

MW

12:00-2:30

10098

M. Slakey

Cunn 234

5


Workplace Communication Skills: Want to better prepare for today’s competitive job market? Prospective employees need strong writing, speaking, and listening skills. This learning community will emphasize the communication tools necessary for success in the workplace. Written assignments and presentations will address your chosen careers. Feel more confident on your next job presentation or service report! For more information, contact Ginger Holden, English Instructor, at 954-5564 or gholden@deltacollege.edu.

Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1A

Class meets 10/18/10-12/17/10

MWF

11:00-1:00

*****

G. Holden

Shima 132

3

COM ST 1A

Class meets 10/18/10-12/17/10

MW

1:30-4:30

*****

S. Graham

Holt 401

3


Writing and Psychology: This learning community is designed for students interested in two of the most crucial skills in academics, the workplace, and life—the ability to understand human behavior and the ability to communicate your understanding. Students will sharpen their writing skills and apply this knowledge as they study human behavior and the human mind.

Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

PSYCH 1

TTH

8:00-9:30

76156

E. Maloney

Holt 245

3

ENG 1A

TTH

12:00-1:30

43079

M. Slakey

Cunn 234

3

 

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