Spring 2012 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 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14202 
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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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Snowden            CRC MAIN L 102           19514 
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M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Davenport          CRC MAIN M 200           15434 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 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         19896 
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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 14-Mar 12
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14793 
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Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC C.Olsen              CRC MAIN BS 145B         14794 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
MW        08:15AM-10:20AM LEC T.Stassi             CRC MAIN BS 145B         14795 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14924 Textbook
Online class.
Please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag for more information. The course Web site will be enabled at the orientation.
Required attendance for on campus orientation and final.
Orientation: Saturday, March 10, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-145A
Final: Saturday, May 12, 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., BS-145A

Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          15726 Textbook
Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Friday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 12, 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m., BS-145A

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN BS 146          15114 Textbook
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Palm               CRC MAIN Online          15628 Textbook
Online class.

Online class.
Please complete the following by 5 p.m. of the first Tuesday of class to avoid losing your seat in class or your position on the wait list.

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 12, 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m., BS-145B

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 14-Mar 29
Microsoft Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 8
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Duffy              CRC MAIN Online          14850 Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled studtents, Wait List students and other students wishing to add this class must attend the
required on-campus orientation.
Orientation: Saturday, January 14, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., BS-153
Required attendance for on-campus Final Exam.
Final: Thursday, March 29, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., BS-153
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14463 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109           
This variable unit class may be taken either 2.0 Units or 3.0 Units.


JOUR 404    Editing and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Instruction and practice in editing and designing newspapers, magazines, technical reports, and other 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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Gulati             CRC MAIN Online          19897 
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Online class.
Required attendance at on-campus orientation and final exam.
Orientation: Thursday, January 19, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., LRC 109
Final: Thursday, May 10, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., LRC 109
Class will be hosted on Desire2Learn. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
NOTE: To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A; otherwise, you MUST have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, (5) Real Media player (latest version)


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 14-May 16
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Gulati             CRC MAIN LRC 109         14465 
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This variable unit class may be taken only for either .50 Unit, 27 hours LAB or 1.0 Unit, 54 hours LAB.


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 14-May 16
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN BS 163          21306 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 21306 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15805 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20, 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 11-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15807 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.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

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012