Spring 2011 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 newswriting 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 report practices.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         18726 
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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 D2; IGETC Area 4
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. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        05:30PM-08:40PM LEC T.Finnegan           Elk Grove COHS L1        31409 
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Class is held at Elk Grove Learning Center located at Cosumnes Oaks High School, 9850 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove CA 95757.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         20116 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20120 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           21720 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 201           21620 Textbook


JOUR 320    Race and Gender in the Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D2; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the roles of ethnic minorities and women in American society as depicted, documented and distorted in the mass media. Students will study ethnic, racial and gender issues in mass media content, development, policy, and professions, including media stereotypes, contributions of diverse groups to the media and mass communications as an agent of social change.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         21224 
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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, Jan 15-Mar 14
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         20002 
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MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         20004 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         20006 Textbook
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          20334 Textbook
Online class.
Required attendance for on-campus orientation and final:
Orientation: Saturday, March 12, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Saturday, May 14, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m., BS-145A
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, 3) Windows Vista, 4) Internet Explorer 8, 5) MS Office 2007

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          20788 Textbook
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          31398 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, May 14, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-145A

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 05-Apr 30
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          30589 Textbook
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for on campus final.
Final: Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., BS-146

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               Off Campus Online        31033 Textbook
Online Class with Amador Learning Center located at Independence High School, 525 Independence Dr., Sutter Creek CA 95685, Phone (209) 223-6330. Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Palm's Web site at http://crc.losrios.edu/palms
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de
Required attendance for final exam on the CRC campus.
Final: Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m., BS-146

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 05-Apr 14
MS Office 2007 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          20128 Textbook
Online class.
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, February 5, 10:00 a.m-11:00 a.m., BS-153
Final: Thursday, April 14, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-153
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


JOUR 400    College Newspaper Production    2-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: JOUR 300, 335, 340, 405, PHOTO 301.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction and experience in the principles and practice of newspaper production. The course offers instruction in writing, editing, photography, graphics, design and computerized layout for publications. Students work as writers, editors, graphic artists and photographers for the college newspaper. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC D.Weinshilboum       CRC MAIN LRC 109         19256 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB D.Weinshilboum       CRC MAIN LRC 109           


JOUR 405    Publications Production Skills Lab    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in JOUR 400 or 404.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in Editing and Production or College Newspaper Production. Students may earn up to three units per semester, and repeat the class until they reach a maximum of six units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB D.Weinshilboum       CRC MAIN LRC 109         19260 
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This variable unit class may be taken for either .50 or 1.0 Units only.


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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      31789 
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Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 21, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. T-113A
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, Feb 04-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      31794 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, February 11, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. BS-160
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011