Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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LIBR 306    Genealogy Research    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310; or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the basics of the genealogical research process including various strategies for obtaining and sharing information about your family background. It will explore many of the print and online resources available for genealogical research and will train students to analyze and evaluate genealogical resources. It is designed for people who are interested in learning genealogy, but who have no previous training or experience with genealogical research. This course may be taken twice for credit based on significant changes in online and print resources.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 14-Apr 14
Sa        TBA             LEC M.Keys               SCC MAIN LRC 220         20755 
Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:30am - 12:30pm. 3 hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.
On-Campus


LIBR 307    Medical Information Resources    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310; or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This hands-on course will explore print and electronic sources of medical information. It is designed for people working in libraries with medical resources or individuals interested in the medical field. This course may be taken twice for credit based on significant changes in online and print resources.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 10-Mar 10
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Howe                TBA TBA                 19404 
Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - March 10, 2012. 3 hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.
On-Campus


LIBR 309    Consumer Business Reference    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310; or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course explores basic resources that today's business consumers can utilize to fulfill their business information needs. Topics include sources for investment decisions, small business and franchise information, career resources and consumer research. The class uses a hands-on problem solving approach that emphasizes Internet and other electronic sources. This course may be taken twice for credit based on significant changes in online and print resources.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 14-Apr 14
Sa        09:30AM-12:20PM LEC S.Warmington         SCC MAIN LRC 318         20544 
Textbook
Sa        TBA             LEC S.Warmington          TBA TBA                 20544 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - Saturday, April 14, 2012, LRC 318, 9:30am - 12:30pm. 3 hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.
On-Campus


LIBR 318    Library Research and Information Literacy    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 (College Writing) and ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation); or ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) and ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the information competency skills necessary to conduct academic or personal research. It offers a step-by-step guide to the research process that is applicable to term papers, course work, and life-long learning.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Woolley            SCC MAIN Online          18047 
Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, January 14, 2012, 1:00pm - 3:00pm in LIH 103.


LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBT 325
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 (College Writing) and ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation); or ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) and ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory survey to the content, use, and the evaluation of electronic information sources. Emphasis is placed on the effective use of the Internet as a research tool. This course covers free Internet search tools as well as subscription databases. Communication services such as email, groups, and blogs are also studied as are emerging services and technologies as appropriate. Searching strategies are covered as are techniques for selecting appropriate search tools for different research needs. Historical and social issues surrounding the Internet are also discussed. This course will also discuss the use Internet technologies in libraries. The Internet seeking and evaluation skills learned in this class are critical to anyone who is seeking employment in a library setting. Credit may be awarded for LIBR 325 or LIBT 325, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Posz               SCC MAIN Online          20546 
Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend the mandatory orientation meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in LRC 220.

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012