Fall 2013 Class Schedule (CRC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introductory course in basic news writing and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news reporting practices. (C-ID JOUR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         13662 
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JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 300
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Survey of the mass media: history, philosophy, structure and trends, as well as theories which help to explain effects and the importance of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14325 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14714 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Foss               CRC MAIN WIN 252         15006 Textbook


JOUR 330    Computer Familiarization    2 Units

Same As: CISC 302
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: BUSTEC 302
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course to provide general knowledge on how computers work, computer terminology and the impact of computers on society and the work environment. Beginning level hands-on instruction using an operating system, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, email and the Internet will be emphasized. Students will be reading and interpreting written and oral instructions of a technical nature. This course is the same as CISC 302, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14242 
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Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:25AM LEC D.Evans              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14242 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14243 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          14836 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          14410 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation: For more information, please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Palm_Sue.htm

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, December 14, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m., BS 145A
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          20284 Textbook
Online Class. For more information, please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag.htm
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final:
Orientation: Saturday, October 19 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., BS-145A
Final: Friday, December 13, 7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m., BS 146
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          19599 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. For more information, please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/Faculty_and_Staff/Faculty_Websites/Palm_Sue.htm
Required attendance for on-campus final:
Final: Friday, December 13, 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m., BS 146
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de


JOUR 335    Introduction to Desktop Publishing    2 Units

Same As: CISA 330
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: JOUR 330; CISC 302 or 310; and CISA 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an overview of desktop publishing (DTP) and a major desktop publishing application program. It includes page layout skills needed to produce newsletters, brochures, flyers, reports, and marketing material on the computer. Additionally it covers importing graphics and text, using palette menus, layers, master pages, and working with graphic and text frames.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          18837 
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Adobe InDesign CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Adkins             CRC MAIN Online          18837 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B           
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LAB J.Adkins             CRC MAIN BS 145B           
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
After enrolling, please login at the eLearning Web site for class information at http://elearning.losrios.edu


JOUR 404    Editing and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: JOUR 405, 420, or 421
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course includes instruction and practice in editing and designing newspapers, magazines, technical reports, and online publications. Topics include copy editing, headline writing, photo editing, page make-up and design, and production methods. Editorial writing, press ethics, and press law are also discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19225 
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TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          19225 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Enrolled students are required to attend eight on campus class meetings held in LRC-109 from 9:30 a.m.- 12:35 p.m. on August 30; September 13 and 27; October 11 and 25; November 8 and 22; and December 6, and also participate in weekly class assignments and discussions online. In order to complete this class, students can use the CRC Campus Computer Labs in LRC-204 or BS-145A OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) connectivity to the Internet (2) an activated campus Gmail account (3) Microsoft Word software and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Apple QuickTime in the latest versions. The eLearning Web site can be found at https://d2l.losrios.edu/


JOUR 410    College Media Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on writing and producing student news media, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory that produces a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will work primarily in one of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19221 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 410 and JOUR 411 are taught concurrently.


JOUR 411    College Media Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 404 or PHOTO 302.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course builds on experience gained in Journalism 410. During this second-semester course, students focus on intermediate writing and production skills, using the school newspaper The Connection and its online companion www.thecrcconnection.com, as a practical laboratory. Students will work in at least two of the following areas: researching, writing, and editing articles for the two publications; taking photographs and creating graphic illustrations; developing multimedia stories; or designing pages. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. (C-ID JOUR 131)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19223 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
JOUR 411 and JOUR 410 are taught concurrenlty.


JOUR 420    College Media Production Lab I    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 404 and 410
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, photography, design, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production I (JOUR 410) and/or Editing and Production (JOUR 404).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19353 
Textbook
Journalism 420 and Journalism 421 are taught concurrently .
Variable Unit class 0.50-1.0 Unit.


JOUR 421    College Media Production Lab II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 411
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in Journalism 410 and 420. During this second-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least two of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in College Media Production II (JOUR 411).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19354 
Textbook
Journalism 420 and Journalism 421 are taught concurrently .
Variable Unit class 0.50-1.0 Unit.


JOUR 498    Work Experience in Journalism    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms, which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14509 
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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 31, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 21-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14720 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, September 21, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 13, 2013