Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 30 and ESLL 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level. Advise adult school before taking ESLW 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this Novice-High writing course, students will learn simple sentences and paragraph structures. This course is an introduction to writing in English for non-native speakers who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC S.Maastricht         SCC MAIN RHS 270         16775 
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WF        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC L.Leek               SCC MAIN RHS 270         17513 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC D.Thomas             West Sac WSC 219         16776 Textbook
MW        10:45AM-12:50PM LEC C.Wong               West Sac WSC 215         16977 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 92, ESLL 40 and ESLR 40, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will learn to write multiple drafts of paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end while developing correct sentence structure at the Intermediate-Low level. They will learn to use critical thinking skills and level-appropriate grammar in their writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
WF        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC L.Leek               SCC MAIN BUS 239         17709 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN BUS 140         16781 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 229         17710 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC N.Tillement          West Sac WSC 216         17148 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 92, ESLL 50, ESLR 50, and ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native English speakers at the Intermediate-Mid Level that focuses first on the development of paragraph writing in a variety of rhetorical modes through guided writing and practice. By the end of the semester, students will be writing multi-paragraph essays. Students will learn techniques essential to essay writing and continue to develop sentence structure skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Brodeur            SCC MAIN BUS 239         16788 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN RHS 311         16789 Textbook
Web-enhanced
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

M         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 270         16790 Textbook
F         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 228         16790 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC D.Dayton             SCC MAIN RHS 270         16791 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC A.Luersen            West Sac WSC 216         17711 Textbook
Web-enhanced
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 92, ESLG 310 and ESLR 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students at the High-Intermediate level will develop their ability to respond to a variety of essay assignments. They will use the writing process to produce developed, organized and unified essays. They will practice critical thinking skills through class discussion and written response to readings. They will refine their ability to control a range of grammatical structures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         09:45AM-11:50AM LEC D.Michell            SCC MAIN RHS 270         16762 
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F         09:45AM-11:50AM LEC D.Michell            SCC MAIN RHS 311         16762 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN BUS 239         16761 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN RHS 228         16763 Textbook
MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC C.LaPorte            SCC MAIN BUS 140         16764 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:15AM-10:20AM LEC N.Tillement          West Sac WSC 217         18228 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 93, ESLG 320, and ESLR 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will use critical thinking skills and the writing process to produce a variety of focused, developed, and organized essays at the Advanced-Low level. The course emphasizes the development of ideas in body paragraphs and the analysis and use of readings as a basis for ideas in essays. Sentence variety and the mechanics of English in the context of the essay are also covered in the course. Essays incorporate ideas and quotations from outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC B.Toupadakis         SCC MAIN RHS 229         16767 
Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 229         16768 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus

MW        07:30PM-09:35PM LEC S.Tinti              SCC MAIN RHS 228         17455 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL writing and grammar courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 93, ESLW 341 and ESLR 340, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); AA/AS Writing Competency; CSU Area A2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes advanced writing and critical thinking skills that are essential for successful completion of a four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of readings. Students write a minimum of 8,500 words divided among 6-8 essays, including one fully documented research paper and two to three in-class essays. This course satisfies the Writing Competency for AA/AS graduation requirement and the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements for Area A2 and may satisfy some required composition coursework at California State Universities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN BUS 140         17149 
Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013