Fall 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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LTAT 92    Prerequisite Skills Assistance    .5-2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course (formerly HSER 92) offers individualized instruction designed to help students improve basic reading, grammar/mechanics, arithmetic, and algebra skills. Course offerings vary depending on individual student needs and abilities. Students may enroll in this open-entry/open-exit course up to the eighth week of the semester. This course is intended as a supplement to other courses and not as a substitute for any basic skills course. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 unit of credit per semester. Students may enroll up to four times. This course is graded Pass/No Pass.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Valcu               TBA TBA                 18226 
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Students must attend one orientation before beginning their work. Please attend one of the following orientations: Monday, August 24 at 11:00 am or 2:00 pm; Tuesday, August 25 at 9:00 am or 12:00 pm; Wednesday, August 26 at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm; Thursday, August 27 at 10:00 am or 12:00 pm; Friday August 28 at 10:00 am. All of the orientations will be held in LRC 147. For those students enrolling after August 28, 2015, please contact Instructor Valcu by phone at (916) 558-2600 or by email at ValcuS@scc.losrios.edu to set up a time for orientation.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Valcu               TBA TBA                 18227 Textbook
0.5 Unit
Students must attend one orientation before beginning their work. Please attend one of the following orientations: Monday, August 24 at 11:00 am or 2:00 pm; Tuesday, August 25 at 9:00 am or 12:00 pm; Wednesday, August 26 at 10:00 am or 1:00 pm; Thursday, August 27 at 10:00 am or 12:00 pm; Friday August 28 at 10:00 am. All of the orientations will be held in LRC 147. For those students enrolling after August 28, 2015, please contact Instructor Valcu by phone at (916) 558-2600 or by email at ValcuS@scc.losrios.edu to set up a time for orientation.


LTAT 300    Academic Skills    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course is designed for students who want to improve their academic skills. Students will have an opportunity to assess their learning needs in order to develop and improve study techniques for textbook reading, note-taking, and test taking. In addition, students will learn how to manage their time, improve their concentration and memory, and develop listening strategies in order to become successful students.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Woolley            SCC MAIN Online          18054 
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Online Class. All students are encouraged to attend a face-to-face orientation scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 2015, from 9:00am - 11:00am in LRC 105. For additional information, please contact Nicole Woolley at (916) 558-2509.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Woolley            SCC MAIN Online          18055 Textbook
Online Class. All students are encouraged to attend a face-to-face orientation scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 9:00am - 11:00am in LRC 105. For additional information, please contact Nicole Woolley at (916) 558-2509.


LTAT 310    Introduction to Individual Peer Tutoring    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The course is designed to train students to become peer tutors. It introduces students to the role of a peer tutor and methods of effective tutoring. Through learning modules, discussion, practice, assessments, and reflection, students develop skill in employing a range of tutoring methods and strategies.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 22-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Acosta             SCC MAIN Online          18056 
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Online Class. All students are required to attend one mandatory, face-to-face orientation on Monday, August 24, 2015 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in LRC 141. For more information, contact the Learning Skills and Tutoring Center at (916) 558-2258.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Acosta             SCC MAIN Online          18057 Textbook
Online Class. All students are required to attend one mandatory, face-to-face orientation, on Thursday, October 15, 2015, from 10:00am - 11:00am, in room LRC 141. For more information, contact the Learning Skills and Tutoring Center at (916) 558-2258.


LTAT 311    Introduction to Group Peer Tutoring    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to familiarize the student with the role of the tutor and methods of effective group tutoring. This course emphasizes collaborative, interactive approaches to learning in a group setting. The course is offered in coordination with the Beacon Peer-Assisted Learning Program.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 15-Dec 11
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Acosta             SCC MAIN Online          18059 
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Online Class. All students are required to attend one mandatory, face-to-face orientation on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in LRC 141. For more information, contact the Learning Skills and Tutoring Center at (916)558-2258.


LTAT 312    Introduction to Individual Peer Writing Tutoring    1 Unit

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "B" or better or ESLW 340 with a grade of "B" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will learn to become peer writing tutors. Students will be introduced to the goals and role of writing tutors and learn methods and strategies for effective writing tutoring.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Dec 17
F         02:30PM-03:50PM LEC S.Griffin             TBA TBA                 18058 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Griffin             TBA TBA                 18058 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Students must attend the orientation on Friday, September 4, 2015 from 2:30 pm-3:30 pm in LRC 147. The other face-to-face meeting dates will be September 11 and 25; October 9 and 23; November 13 and December 4, from 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm in LRC 147. All of the other class time is online. For additional information, please contact Susan Griffin at (916) 650-2791 or email at griffis@scc.losrios.edu
Late Start Class.


LTAT 330    Desire2Learn Familiarization    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300; with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with the Desire2Learn online learning environment. Students will learn to effectively navigate and utilize the Los Rios Desire2Learn system for online coursework. Topics may include hardware and software requirements; using a word processor or other software to review and submit class assignments; effective online communication skills and strategies; use of online assessment tools; critical thinking in the online environment; ethical online behavior; and emerging learning technologies.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 22-Sep 28
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   SCC MAIN Online          18332 
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Online Class.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 03-Dec 10
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   SCC MAIN Online          18333 Textbook
Online Class.


LTAT 495    Independent Studies in Learning, Tutoring and Academic Technology    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course allows an individual student or a small group of students to work with an instructor in a particular area of study not currently available in the course offerings. The instructor and student develop an agreement outlining the course of study. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted toward the minimum 60 units required for admission.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Griffin             TBA TBA                 19332 
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On-Campus

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 1, 2015