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Spring 2011 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. Contact Marvin Jackson, Resource Specialist AFFIRM, at 954-5188 or mjackson@deltacollege.edu.
Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

HIST 30B

MWF

11:00-12:00

*****

 M. Jackson

Holt 321

3

ENG 1A
Class meets 1/18/10-3/11/10

MWF

12:00-2:00

*****

L. William-White

Locke 302

3

ENG 1B
Class meets 3/14/10-5/27/10

MWF

12:00-2:00

*****

L. William-White

Locke 302

3


Early Literacy: Critical Reading for Early Childhood Educators: Interested in enhancing your career opportunities in early childhood education? In this learning community, you will read about the practices and environments that foster early literacy. Make a difference in a child’s future success in school and life. Meet the increased demands associated with early literacy education.                  Prerequisite: CDEV 31A

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

READING 94A

 

M

 3:00-6:00

 

77773

V. Aubrey

Holt 201

3

CDEV 31B

W

3:00-6:00

89172

V. Harper

Shima 117

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.  


Healthy Choices: Reading and Writing Your Way to Healthy Living: Want to ensure a vigorous start to your Delta College experience? Whether you’re pursuing a career in health sciences or simply seeking a healthy lifestyle, this learning community will explore ways to nourish your mind, body, relationships, and more. Entry-level students will build a firm foundation in the basic skills of reading, thinking, and writing to help them in other classes, on the job, and at home.

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

READING 91B

MW
T

12:40-2:40
3:00-4:30

62433

V. Aubrey

Cunn 230
Holt 201

4.5

ENG 70
Class meets
2/7/10-5/27/10

TTH

12:00-3:00

79192

J. Gillam

Holt 407

5


Justice in Action: Passionate about law enforcement? Fascinated by the legal system? Curious about corrections? This learning community is designed for students seeking careers in criminal justice. Emphasizing law enforcement, prosecution, judicial, and corrections, each class will require students to analyze and write on the major issues and concepts within the criminal justice system. For more information, contact Professor Jeff Hislop at 954-5678 or jhislop@deltacollege.edu.
Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1A

TTH

8:00-9:30

92897

G. Holden

Locke 108

3

AJ 23

TTH

9:30-11:00

72690

J. Hislop

Cunn 311

3


Making Sense of the Mind: A Critical Examination of Abnormal Behavior: This learning community is designed for students who wish to explore topics in abnormal psychology while sharpening their critical thinking and writing skills. Join this community and prepare to unravel the mysteries of mental disorders.
Prerequisites: Composition Level III and Psych 1

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1D

TTH

8:00-9:30

88856

M. Slakey

Cunn 325

3

PSYCH 7

TTH

9:30-11:00

85357

E. Maloney

Holt 310

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

MATH 76

MW

12:00-1:30

38886

K. Beale

Shima 326

3

GUID 19

W

2:00-3:00

67462

A. Canela

Deric 273

1


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 Dr. Charles Jennings at 954-5040 for more information.


Moving Forward in Early Childhood Education: Are you interested in teaching or working with young children?  Being able to communicate effectively with children, their parents, your coworkers, and your supervisors is essential for the best opportunities in this career area. Enroll in this innovative learning community to streamline your pathway. You will complete two courses in the major as well as Preparatory English using content directly from the child development courses and the workplace. By doing some work in the classroom and some work outside of the classroom (hybrid courses), you will complete 11 units while being on campus just two days a week. Contact Professor Angela Beyer, CDEV Instructor, at abeyer@deltacollege.edu for more information.
Prerequisites: Reading Level II and Composition Level II

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

CDEV 21

T (hybrid)

9:30-11:00

74209

A. Beyer

Cunn 312

3

CDEV 26

TH (hybrid)

9:30-11:00

 71352

A. Beyer

Cunn 312

3

ENG 79

TTH

11:00-1:30

73273

  L. Nugent

Locke 311

5


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

9:30-11:00

67916

S. Graham

Holt 410

3

LIBRY 1

W

11:30-12:30

28091

J. Wang

Gole 137

1

ENG 1A

MW

1:00-2:30

49310

B. Rennicks

Shima 132

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.

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

GUID 5

MW

11:00-12:30

63626

D. Baker 

Deric 274

3

ENG 70

MW

1:00-3:30

 67333

L. Nugent

Locke 311

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

11:00-12:00

19661

P. Hammer

Budd 321

4

GUID 5

TTH

12:30-2:00

39279

S. Whitt

Deric 274

3

ENG 79

MW

12:00-2:30

57777

M. Slakey

Cunn 325

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 Professor, at 954-5564 or gholden@deltacollege.edu.
Prerequisite: Composition Level III

Class

Days

Times

Code

Instructor

Room

Units

ENG 1A

TTH

9:30-11:00

96325

G. Holden

Shima 206

3

COM ST 1A

TTH

11:00-12:30

55308

S. Graham

Holt 410

3

 

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