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Examines the context of working with students, school, communities and workplaces. Explores the diversity of learners, learning cultures (urban, suburban, and rural) and the diversity among learners within those different cultures. Considers the influence of culture on one's learning. Recommended preparation: WR 121.
Credits: 3Lecture: 3 Lab:
This course will explore the integration and application of technology into the early childhood and primary elementary years curricula. Students will investigate, discuss and apply the theories and practices of educational technology specifically within the context of early childhood education. Additionally, students will develop skills and knowledge that will enable them to use responsibly various technologies to create and assess technology-enriched learning environments that reflect developmentally appropriate practices while being engaging and safe.
College Success is designed to give new students a broad overview of college and life success strategies. The course introduces students to college resources, students services and personal behaviors that support successful academic transition, growth and planning. Topics include personal responsibility, self-motivation, time management, academic planning, financial planning, decision making, health and learning styles.
Basic Life Support Healthcare Providers course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automatic external defibrillator and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction in responsive and nonresponsive victims. The course is designed for health care providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of hospital. Through the American Heart Association (AHA). Course meets the Allied Health and Nursing standards. In order to receive the AHA Healthcare Provider with Basic Life Support Certification card, one must pass a written exam and be able to physically perform all skills required for CPR.
Credits: 1Lecture: 1 Lab:
Helps students develop a comprehensive approach to the management of stress. Examines the historical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, psychological and physiological foundations of the stress concept. This broad understanding of stress will be the basis for the study of the role that stress plays in health and disease. Students will experiment with a wide variety of stress management and relaxation techniques. Recommended preparation: WR 065 or higher.
Introduces mathematics and its application; explains language and symbols used in math; develops concepts in whole number, fraction, and decimal operations and applications; and develops analytical thinking while emphasizing study and learning skills necessary for success in math courses and overcoming anxiety toward math.
Credits: 4Lecture: 4 Lab:
Emphasizes applications of basic arithmetic skills. Equips students to handle everyday arithmetic problems and lays a foundation for algebra. Topics include ratio, proportion, percent, measurement, perimeter, area, volume and integers. Recommended preparation: MTH 010.
Introduction to algebra, integers, rational and real numbers, algebraic expressions, linear equations in one and two variables, and systems of linear equations. Recommended preparation: MTH 020.
Continues development of manipulative algebra skills from MTH 060. Includes algebraic expressions and polynomials, factoring algebraic expressions, rational expressions, roots and radicals, and quadratic equations. Recommended preparation: MTH 060.
Continues the algebra foundation necessary to study college-level mathematics and statistics. Includes systems of equations and inequalities, linear and quadratic regressions, functions and function notation, equation solving through manual and graphical means, inequalities and complex numbers. Graphing calculator required. TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 065.
Introduces graphs and functions (linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential and logarithmic) using a graphing calculator. First term of a precalculus sequence for science students. Graphing calculator required. TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Recommended preparation: MTH 095.
Comprehensive study of human development over the life span from prenatal through late adult development. Focuses on physical, cognitive and psychosocial changes throughout the human life cycle and emphasizes an interactionist approach to explain developmental processes and outcomes. The major theoretical approaches to psychology are included. Recommended preparation: minimum placement into college-level reading.
Second course in a two-course series of instruction in developmental writing and reading. Students will study one long text and shorter selections from varying points of view representing the three major academic disciplines of humanities, science, and social science. Mirroring the reading and writing skills used in college, students read and write about the primary ways of thinking across the disciplines. Recommended preparation: WR 060 or minimum placement into WR 065.
WR 121 focuses on rhetorical reading, thinking, and writing as a means of inquiry. Students will gain fluency with key rhetorical concepts and utilize these in a flexible and collaborative writing process, reflecting on their writing process with the goal of developing metacognitive awareness. They will employ conventions, including formal citations, appropriate for a given writing task, attending to the constraints of audience, purpose, genre, and discourse community. Students will compose in two or more genres. Prerequisites: WR 065 or WR 095 or minimum placement into WR 121.
This transfer course emphasizes forms of writing appropriate in the workplace rather than academic essays. This course addresses the following topics: evaluation of audiences, writing situations, and sources; document design; research processes; visual aids all contributing to a major research project. Prerequisites: WR 121.
For a listing of classes at all COCC campuses, see the Credit Class Schedule.