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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2014

Library (LIBR)


LIBR 306    Genealogy Research    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 (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.
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. Students will explore many of the print and online resources available for genealogical research and will be trained to analyze and evaluate genealogical resources. The course is designed for people who are interested in learning genealogy, but who have no previous training or experience with genealogical research.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 04-Oct 04
Sa        09:30AM-12:20PM LEC M.Keys               SCC MAIN LRC 220         19232 
Textbook
Sa        TBA             LEC M.Keys                TBA TBA                 19232 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9:30am - 12:20pm in LRC 220. 3 hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.
On-Campus



LIBR 307    Medical Information Resources    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 (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.
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.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 11-Oct 11
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Howe               SCC MAIN LRC 220         17667 
Textbook
Sa        TBA             LEC J.Howe                TBA TBA                 17667 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - October 11, 2014, from 9:00am - 12:00pm in LRC 220. Three hours of class time, the rest of the class content will be taught online.



LIBR 318    Library Research and Information Literacy    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 (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.
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, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Boyd               SCC MAIN Online          16987 
Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 10:00am - 12:00pm in LRC 220.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          18346 Textbook
Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in LRC 220.



LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBT 325
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation) and ENGWR 101 (College Writing); or ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
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 of Internet technologies in libraries. The Internet seeking and evaluation skills learned in this class are critical for 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, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Bimbi              SCC MAIN Online          16988 
Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation Meeting, Monday, August 25, 2014, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in LRC 220 on the SCC Main Campus.



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2014

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