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APA/MLA Quiz Bank and Examples
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Examples and quizzes to reinforce understanding of APA and MLA style and formatting. A quiz bank is available in XHTML or Moodle XML format. These can be imported into a learning management system for students to check their understanding.

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Composition and Rhetoric
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Assessment
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Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Adam Karnes
Jennifer Kepka
Kacie Wills
Date Added:
05/02/2019
ART 102 - Understanding Art
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An introductory course using visual materials with emphasis on methods and motivations that generate the visual experience, both past and present. Art practices from around the world are examined for form and content. Emphasis will be on Western Art.

Course Outcomes:
1. Articulate verbally and in writing a general understanding of the significance of visual art in a wide variety of culture and media.
2. Create a personal work of art. Articulate verbally and in writing the form and content of the piece, along with information about significant artists and art works relative to the created artwork, and to visual art.
3. Articulate verbally and in writing appropriate art vocabulary, and art evaluation concepts, when viewing visual art.

Subject:
Art History
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 101A: Business Foundations
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BA 101A is the first in a two-course sequence. Introduces the various fields and activities of both established and entrepreneurial businesses. Develops professional skills needed to be successful in modern business and engages in critical reflection around skill sets and career opportunities.

Beginning Fall 2018, the dept. adopted Lumen Learning's Intro to Business Waymaker module (https://lumenlearning.com/courses-intro-business/) integrated with Moodle, the campus learning management system.

Subject:
Management
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Syllabus
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 101B - Business Analytics
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Second course in a two-course sequence. Introduces and applies technical skills around beginning and managing a small business, including spreadsheets and the use of charts and graphs. Includes reflection and discussion of the application of concepts to a real-world example. Requires teamwork and collaboration to be exercised in completing a group project. Covers application of financial, legal, and administrative procedures in running a business.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Represent business models in spreadsheets including preparation of charts and graphs. Apply key business activities and the primary concepts and terms associated with these activities. Manage a business interacting with the external environment (through a simulation) and describe how this interaction impacts both business and the external environment. Implement the financial, legal, and administrative procedures involved in starting new business ventures. Identify ethical issues facing businesses. Effectively collaborate with team members and communicate professionally.

Subject:
Management
Measurement and Data
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 101 - Introduction to Business
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This course provides a general survey of the functional and interdependent areas of business management, marketing, accounting and finance, and management information systems. The course includes business trends, operation and management of a business, ethical challenges, environmental responsibility, change, global perspectives, and the dynamic roles of management and staff. Additionally, the course incorporates aspects of team interaction and continuous process improvement. You are provided with the opportunity to explore the Internet and information technology relating to business operations.

Course Outcomes:
1. Define commonly used business and economics terminology.
2. Describe the functional areas of any business organization.
3. Explain revenues, expenses, and how profit is derived. Differentiate between objectives, strategies, tactics, and operations.
4. Describe the components of a business plan.
5. Prepare a basic business plan.
6. Explain the importance of ethics in business.

Subject:
Marketing
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 111 - Introduction to Practical Accounting I
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This course covers the fundamental principles of double-entry accounting, use of the general journal and general ledger, simple financial statements, the accounting cycle, control of cash, and an introduction to payroll accounting, purchases and sales.

Course Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the double-entry accounting system.
2. Manually complete the entire accounting cycle for a service- based sole proprietorship on the accrual basis.
3. Prepare basic financial statements for a service-based sole proprietorship.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of control of cash processes and bank reconciliations.
5. Calculate basic payroll and payroll tax activity.
6. Prepare simple federal quarterly and annual payroll tax forms.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 112 - Practical Accounting II
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This course continues Practical Accounting I with more detailed explanations of the accounting cycle. Covers special journals, ledgers, business forms, including vouchers. Emphasizes accounting for partnerships.

Course Outcomes:
1. Complete the entire accounting cycle for a merchandising company.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of accounting for bad debts.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of accounting for notes receivable and notes payable.
4. Compute the cost of fixed and intangible assets and natural resources.
5. Prepare basic depreciation, depletion and amortization calculations.
6. Describe the characteristics of partnerships and basic partnership accounting.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 113 - Practical Accounting III
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This is the third course in the Practical Accounting series. This course covers entries requiring analysis and interpretation, unearned and accrued items, depreciation of assets, manufacturing accounting and other managerial accounting procedures.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe the characteristics of a corporation.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the accounting processes specific to stock, dividends, treasury stock and retained earnings.
3. Prepare the accounting for basic bond transactions.
4. Demonstrate an understanding the cash flows statement preparation process for both the indirect and the direct method.
5. Interpret and analyze financial statements.
6. Explain how to handle transactions in a voucher system.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 177 - Payroll Accounting Online
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This course is designed to teach, reinforce and supplement payroll skills in both manual and computerized formats.

Course Outcomes:
1. Compute the income tax withholding from employee wages.
2. Calculate employee's withholding allowances for IRS Form W-4.
3. Determine employer's quarterly estimated payments.
4. Describe how the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) is applied by employers.
5. Describe the federal deposit system and how the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System is used by employers.
6. Describe the difference between employees and independent contractors.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 206 - Principles of Management
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The key decision-making role of managers in modern organizations. Includes the study of organizations, management styles, and selected administrative problems. An overview of the processes involved in managing a business, including business planning, organizing, controlling, staffing and leading. Covers various theories of management with emphasis on managing a business in the local, national or international marketplace.

Subject:
Management
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Mindy Bean
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 211 - Principles of Accounting: Financial
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Presents financial accounting concepts and the use of accounting information in decision making. Includes an overview of the accounting cycle.

Course Outcomes:
1. Use the accounting cycle to develop financial statements from business transactions.
2. Analyze basic business economic events to determine their effect on accounts and financial statements.
3. Interpret and analyze financial statements to aid in decision making.
4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of internal control and apply them to relatively straight-forward situations to identify strengths and weaknesses.
5. Interpret and analyze accrual and cash flow information presented in accounts.
6. Analyze issues relating to inventory, receivables, long-lived assets, liabilities and stockholder’s equity and recommend appropriate accounting treatment.
7. Describe basic generally-accepted accounting principles.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 213 - Principles of Accounting: Managerial
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This course demonstrates the use of accounting information to meet organization goals. Methods of extracting accounting information for decision making, management of resources, planning, and product and service costing are covered.

Course Outcomes:
1. Explain the interrelationship of the accounting systems to all areas of business and business decision making.
2. Understand cost behavior and predict break-even points.
3. Recognize the components and processes related to various cost accounting systems.
4. Analyze the performance of the organization and organizational sub-units.
5. Use the budgeting process to prepare budgets and pro forma financial statements.
6. Utilize the time-value-of-money concept to analyze capital investment projects.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 215 - Survey of Accounting
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This course introduces financial accounting techniques, measuring and recording transactions, preparing financial statements, managerial decision making, and planning and control devices, such as budgeting, cost accounting, variance analysis, and break-even analysis. Includes assessment of financial information from managers, lenders, and investors perspective to understand and evaluate business operations. Emphasizes ethical decision-making in the work environment.

Course Outcomes:
1. Gain understanding of the accounting cycle and evaluate business transactions using the accounting equation.
2. Demonstrate the communication of accounting information by the use of commercially available spreadsheet software.
3. Describe the four basic financial statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows, and Statement of Retained Earnings.
4. Describe the need for internal control procedures in an organization, and demonstrate an understanding of ethics in accounting.
5. Use Cost-Profit-Volume analysis to calculate break-even points.
6. Describe the purpose of budgeting in an organization.
7. Calculate cost and efficiency variances using standard cost information.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 222 - Financial Management
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This course covers topics dealing with financing a business, analysis of financial statements, working capital management, short-and long-term financial planning, budgeting and control.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe and interpret the four standard financial statements.
2. Describe the importance of current assets and liabilities.
3. Calculate and interpret standard business ratios including: current, inventory turnover, gross margin (profit), ROA, ROE, EPS, and A/R Days.
4. Discuss the difference between markup and margin.
5. Calculate break-even points and units needed to make profit levels.
6. Calculate working capital and estimate minimum cash reserves.
7. Track cash flows for an organization.

Subject:
Finance
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 223 - Principles of Marketing
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This course will provide you with a general survey of the nature significance of scope of marketing. It emphasizes customers (marketing analysis and strategy); business marketing decisions in promotion, distribution and pricing; and control of marketing programs.

Course Outcomes:
1. Employ the basics of marketing, from identifying audience, market segments and value propositions, to product development and research, marketing strategies and advertising/public relations.
2. Recognize consumer behavior and demand and be able to prepare and execute a marketing solution.
3. Master business marketing tools necessary to execute a marketing plan for a client, including social media.
4. Identify trends and new developments in business and employ soft skills and marketing techniques to adapt to market demands.
5. Compile a portfolio of work that can be shared with colleagues, network connections and future clients and employers.

Subject:
Marketing
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 224 - Human Resource Management
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This course explores the basics of human resource management including selection and hiring, performance appraisal, compensation, staff planning and job analysis. This course also addresses current HR issues such as job search in a difficult economy, discrimination and harassment, workplace violence and on-the-job drug abuse.

Course Outcomes:
1. Upon completion of the course, students will have working knowledge of the role and human resources in the management of a business organization.
2. Students will understand the basic functions of human resource management and how the HR department interacts with the organization and with the individual employee.

Subject:
Management
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 226 - Business Law
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This course introduces the framework of the law as it affects a business, including the origins of the American legal system, how the law operates, and how it is enforced. It covers legal regulation of business, including civil and criminal law, formation of contracts, employment law, environmental regulation, real estate, and consumer rights.

Course Outcomes:
1. Explain the origins of the American legal system.
2. Apply elements of law to specific individual and business scenarios.
3. Understand the requirements for a valid contract and apply those requirements to specific contractual activities.
4. Recognize the interconnectedness of the legal system to business, society, and the environment.
5. Explain the impact of the uniform commercial code, UCC, on the business environment.

Subject:
Law
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 228 - Computerized Accounting
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This course provides hands-on computer experience in accounting applications, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and financial statements.

Course Outcomes:
1. Create a new company within the QuickBooks Environment
2. Enter a new account.
3. Demonstrate the ability to properly enter transactions into the A/R, A/P, and other functional areas of the program.
4. Properly run reconciliation reports or bank accounts.
5. Customize and print out financial statements.

Subject:
Accounting
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 260 - Small Business Management
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This course focuses on the entrepreneurial phases associated with start-up and management of small business. This course will teach future entrepreneurs and managers to recognize opportunities and to use effective entrepreneurial and small business management practices.

Course Outcomes:
1. List and discuss the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
2. Analyze new business opportunities that exist in the marketplace.
3. Evaluate the feasibility of pursuing an opportunity that you’ve recognized.
4. Develop a business plan that includes both conceptual and technical components.
5. Identify and discuss obstacles to entrepreneurial success.
6. Identify the resources and financing necessary to start an entrepreneurial venture.
7. Discuss organizational characteristics and best management practices for start-up companies.

Subject:
Management
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 275 - Business Quantitative Methods
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This course presents statistical analysis and quantitative tools for applied problem solving and making sound business decisions. Special attention is given to assembling statistical description, sampling, inference, regression, hypothesis testing, forecasting, and decision theory.

Course Outcomes:
1. Understand the meaning and use of statistical terms used in today’s business/economic environment.
2. Collect, organize, summarize, interpret, and present data in tables and charts.
3. Apply descriptive statistical measures to data.
4. Apply probability distributions to model various business and economic processes.
5. Apply statistical inference techniques (including statistical estimation and hypothesis testing) in various business and economic situations.
6. Apply simple linear regression analysis to model various business and economic relationships.

Subject:
Marketing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 285 - Business Relation in a Global Economy
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An analysis of the behavior of humans as actors in a variety or organizational contexts and cultures, including group, inter-group, and individual behavior. A cross cultural perspective of organizational behavior is also examined, including the concepts of time-management, work ethic, teamwork, and verbal and non-verbal communication.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe why managers and entrepreneurs require a knowledge of organizational behavior.
2. Describe characteristics of culture and resulting behavioral tendencies (especially as related to communication, teamwork and leadership, and conflict resolution).
3. Explain the foundations of individual behavior in diverse organizational and cultural settings.
4. Explain the foundations of group behavior in diverse organizational and cultural settings.
5. Discuss inter-group behavior.
6. Identify the rules of organizational design.
7. Describe organizational culture.

Subject:
Public Relations
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BA 291 - Business Process Management
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The course helps you identify information-bearing events, assess and improve process efficiency, learn to model and analyze business processes, recognize probabilistic components of business processes, and understand the interactions between human behavior and process design. Hands-on, case-based course work allows you to practice some of the principles addressed. You will demonstrate the ability to utilize business computer applications.
Course Outcomes:

Conceptualize business operations as processes.
1. Model simple business processes in terms of the actors and activity sequences involved, the data flowing through those sequences and the dependencies between data and business activities.
2. Recognize probabilistic components of business processes and assign distributions to these components.
3. Characterize business processes in terms of their key operations characteristics; e.g.,productivity, efficiency, service quality, sustainability, time and costs associated with waiting, material volume and service/product customization.
4. Formulate improvements to observed processes and estimate the effects of these improvements with the help of simulation.
5. Identify the role of information systems in business processes; e.g., recognize and specify where information technology can be applied; recognize the role of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
6. Recognize the interdependence of business processes within and across organizational boundaries.

Subject:
Management
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BI 101 - General Biology 1
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BI 101 is an introductory lab science course intended for majors in disciplines other than the biological sciences. This course is designed to help you discover the applications of science to your everyday life, as well as provide elements of critical thinking. This course has four Credit Units that emphasize a variety of topics including ecological principles, biodiversity, and impact of human activities on the environment.

Course Outcomes:
1. Discuss biological community interactions.
2. Explain how changes in human population and/or actions impact natural ecosystems.
3. Describe the movement of energy & nutrients through trophic levels.
4. Recognize the appropriate taxonomic level of an organism based on key characteristics or traits.

Subject:
Biology
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Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
BI 102 - General Biology 2
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This is an introductory lab science course intended for majors in disciplines other than the biological sciences. The topics presented include biological molecules, cellular biology, genetics and inheritance, biotechnology, and evolutionary processes. Additionally, the course is designed to help you discover the applications of science in your everyday life, as well as provide elements of critical thinking.

Course Outcomes:
1. Explain how natural selection drives evolution.
2. Express how changes in the genome can affect the phenotype or traits within a population.
3. Be able to describe the patterns of inheritance.
4. Be able describe selected key cell processes.
5. Distinguish between the groups of biomolecules.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CIS 101 - Computer Fundamentals - OER (Public) Version
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In this course, students will learn basic Microsoft Windows 10 Operating Systems skills (including Core PC Hardware Components, Graphical User Interface, Local and Cloud File Management, Applications, Internet Browsers, Security, and key System Utilities), Google Email, Contacts, Calendar, and Drive applications, as well as introduction to Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Presentation applications. Additionally, students will learn to create and convert documents between different format (Microsoft and Google apps).

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Ziko Rizk
Date Added:
03/29/2016
CIS 125D - Introduction to Databases
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This course is designed to use technology as a productivity tool within a business environment through the use of database software. You will use database software for creating tables, forms, and reports by manipulating data through various query tools.

Course Outcomes:
1. Produce a simple relational database that stores information.
2. Create queries that retrieve specified information.
3. Create forms for entering data into the database.
4. Produce informative reports with the information in the database

Subject:
Information Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CIS 125 - Intro to Software Applications
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This course is designed to use technology as a productivity tool within a business environment through the use and integration of various software packages. You will use word processing software for formatting business correspondence, creating tables, multipage document, graphical elements, mail merging, and other features. Spreadsheet software will be used to create formulas, use built-in function for calculations, create charts/graphs, reference other worksheets/cells, and create absolute cell references as well as other formatting and editing features. Presentations software will be use to produce, edit, and create visually compelling presentations for business outcomes.

Course Outcomes:
1. Word processing software -- Use the features of a word processing program to produce, edit, and enhance business documents.
2. Spreadsheet software -- Use and understand a spreadsheet software program to create, edit, and format spreadsheets and charts.
3. Presentations software -- Use the features of a presentations program to produce, edit, and make visually appealing presentations.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CIS 195 - Web Development I - OER (PUBLIC)
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For access to instructor-only resources, contact LBCC's OER librarian (willihm@linnbenton.edu).|Introduces web design through an examination of (X)HTML, CSS and relevant computer graphic file formats. Students will learn to create standards-compliant, accessible web pages using modern design techniques and technologies. Emphasis will be placed on learning to write (X)HTML and CSS script without the help of advanced web design software; writing accessible, standards compliant code; and separating content, presentation and action.

Subject:
Computer Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Lister, Frank
Date Added:
09/15/2016
CMA 101 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems 1
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Medical Terminology and Body Systems I prepares you to use appropriate medical terminology to identify the structural organization of the body, identify body systems, and describe body special orientation. You will identify the normal function of each body system. You will identify word parts and abbreviations as they relate to body systems. This course has 4 Credit Units that will assist you in learning the course objectives.

NOTE: This is a Terminology course which will require you to properly pronounce words. You will need a set of headphones with a microphone attached in order to complete some assignments. Ear buds with microphone work just fine.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe the structural organization of the human body and to identify Body Systems.
2. Describe Body Planes, Directional terms, quadrants, and cavities.
3. Describe the normal function of each body system, identify its major organs as well as their anatomical location.
4. Identify medical terms, labeling the word parts and define both medical terms and abbreviations related to all body systems.
5. Identify and analyze treatment modalities, normal function, organization, and diagnostic measures, for the following body systems: a. Integumentary System b. Skeletal System c. Muscles and Joints d. Nervous System e. Blood and Lymphatic Systems

Subject:
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 102 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems 2
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Medical Terminology and Body Systems II prepares you to list major organs in each body system, describe their function, and identify and analyze pathologies related to each system. You will be able to discuss implications for disease and disability as it relates to each system, as well as issues related to treatment for each pathology and how it changes throughout the lifespan. This course has 4 Credit Units that will assist you in learning the course objectives.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe the normal function of the following body systems, identifying major organs as well as their anatomical location: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics
2. Identify major organs as well as their anatomical location in the following body systems: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics
3. Analyze treatment modalities and diagnostic measures for the following body systems: a. Cardiovascular b. Respiratory c. Digestive d. Endocrine e. Eyes and Ears f. Urinary g. Male and Female Genital and Reproductive Systems h. Obstetrics

Subject:
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 103 - Medical Terminology & Body Systems 3
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This course prepares the student to list major specialties in medicine, allied health, and their qualifications as well as their contribution to the overall health care system. The student will be able to discuss acute and chronic body system diseases, processes, and failures addressed by these major specialties and branches of allied health, as well as common treatment modalities for each system and how these might change throughout the lifespan.

Course Outcomes:
1. Describe the normal scope of practice of the following disciplines: a. Pediatrics b. Diagnostic Imaging c. Oncology d. Pharmacology e. Mental Health f. Gerontology
2. Analyze treatment modalities and diagnostic measures for the following disciplines: a. Pediatrics b. Diagnostic Imaging c. Oncology d. Pharmacology e. Mental Health f. Gerontology
3. Demonstrate the coordination of necessary care planning for chronic disease management in all body systems.

Subject:
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 110 - Medical Office Communications
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This Medical Office Communications course is designed to help prepare you to use effective communication in the medical setting. You will learn a variety of communication methods specific to the medical office. This course is designed to assist you in discovering applications of good communication skills, as well as provide elements of critical thinking. This course has 3 Credit Units that emphasize a variety of communication competencies.

NOTE: This is a Communication class which inherently requires meaningful interaction with other people. As a student in this class, you will be required to regularly have other individuals assist you with assignments. Use the Credit Unit Syllabi found below to help you plan ahead so that as you prepare to take this course you have a pool of individuals available who are willing to help you complete Module assessments.

Furthermore, although this is NOT a writing course, it is expected that you will write in a professional manner similar to the expectations when you are employed. This course requires APA style writing. For more information on this type of writing, the Purdue Online Writing Lab provides an excellent resource and can be found at the following link: OWL (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Web page)

Write in complete sentences.
Do not use abbreviations. (Example: Do not instead of don't)
Use 12 point font - preferably New Times Roman or Arial
Use a program and check your spelling and grammar before submission EVERY time.

Course Outcomes:
1. Use language/verbal skills that enable patients' understanding.
2. Recognize communication barriers.
3. Advocate on behalf of patients.
4. Respond to nonverbal communication.
5. Apply active listening skills.
6. Use appropriate body language and other nonverbal skills in communicating with patient, family and staff.
7. Demonstrate awareness of the territorial boundaries of the person when communicating.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 111 - Medical Documentation and Screening
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This course prepares the student to properly document and organize information for the medical record. This class prepares the student to initially screen patient calls for emergency and other medical intervention.

NOTE: This is a class that will require you to submit roleplay videos. Plan ahead as you prepare to take this course, and have a pool of individuals available who are willing to be videotaped for these short roleplay assessments.

Course Outcomes:

1. Create a list of current community resources for patient needs.
2. Perform patient screening using established protocols.
3. Organize technical information and summaries.
4. Use medical terminology correctly to document patient encounters.
5. Document in appropriate formats in Electronic Medical Record.
6. Demonstrate professional telephone techniques.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 112 - Basic Law & Ethical Issues in Healthcare
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This course is designed to prepare you to comprehend, interpret, and respond to legal and ethical situations in the healthcare setting with diverse populations in a culturally competent way.

NOTE: This is an ethics class, which inherently requires meaningful conversations with other people. As a student in this class, you will be required to regularly meet with other individuals to discuss ethical questions that occur in healthcare. Be aware that you will be required to facilitate a group discussion for most Modules. Plan ahead as you prepare to take this course, and have a pool of individuals available who are willing to have ethical discussions with you.

Couse Outcomes

1. Demonstrate respect for diversity in approaching patients and families.
2. Identify the role of self-boundaries in the healthcare environment.
3. Recognize the role of patient advocacy in the your professional practice.
4. Discuss legal scope of practice for medical assistance and coders.
5. Explore issue of confidentiality as it applies to the medical assistant and to coders.
6. Describe the implications of HIPAA for the medical assistant and the coder in various medical settings.
7. Discuss licensure and certification as it applies to healthcare providers.
8. Describe liability, professional, personal injury, and third party insurance.
9. Compare and contrast physician, medical assistant, and coder roles in terms of standard of care.
10. Compare criminal and civil law as it applies to practicing medical assistant and coders.
11. Provide an example of tort law as it would apply to a medical assistant and coders.
12. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Negligence.
13. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Malpractice.
14. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Statute of Limitations.
15. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Good Samaritan Act(s).
16. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.
17. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Living Will/Advanced directives.
18. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Medical durable power of attorney.
19. Identify how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the medical assisting and coding profession.
20. List and discuss legal and illegal interview questions.
21. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations.
22. Describe the process to follow if an error is made in patient care Respond to issues of confidentiality.
23. Perform within scope of practice. Apply HIPAA rules in regard to privacy/release of information.
24. Practice within the standard of care for a medical assistant and/or coder.
25. Incorporate the Patient's Bill of Right's into personal practice. and medical office policies and procedures.
26. Complete an incident report.
27. Document accurately in the patient record.
28. Apply local, state and federal healthcare legislation appropriate to the medical assisting and coding practice setting.
29. Demonstrate sensitivity to patient rights.
30. Demonstrate awareness of the consequences of not working within the legal scope of practice.
31. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting.
32. Differentiate between legal, ethical, and moral issues affecting healthcare.
33. Compare personal, professional and organizational ethics.
34. Discuss the role of cultural, social and ethnic diversity in ethical performance in the healthcare practice.
35. Identify where to report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others.
36. Identify the effect personal ethics may have on professional performance.
37. Report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others to proper authorities.
38. Develop a plan for separation of personal and professional ethics.
39. Apply ethical behaviors, including honesty, integrity in the performance of medical assisting and coding practice.
40. Examine the impact personal ethics and morals may have on the individual's practice.
41. Demonstrate awareness of diversity in providing patient care.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 130 - Introduction to Pharmacology I
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This course is designed to prepare you to comprehend, interpret, and respond to legal and ethical situations in the healthcare setting with diverse populations in a culturally competent way.

NOTE: This is an ethics class, which inherently requires meaningful conversations with other people. As a student in this class, you will be required to regularly meet with other individuals to discuss ethical questions that occur in healthcare. Be aware that you will be required to facilitate a group discussion for most Modules. Plan ahead as you prepare to take this course, and have a pool of individuals available who are willing to have ethical discussions with you.

Class Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate respect for diversity in approaching patients and families.
2. Identify the role of self-boundaries in the healthcare environment.
3. Recognize the role of patient advocacy in the your professional practice.
4. Discuss legal scope of practice for medical assistance and coders.
5. Explore issue of confidentiality as it applies to the medical assistant and to coders.
6. Describe the implications of HIPAA for the medical assistant and the coder in various medical settings.
7. Discuss licensure and certification as it applies to healthcare providers.
8. Describe liability, professional, personal injury, and third party insurance.
9. Compare and contrast physician, medical assistant, and coder roles in terms of standard of care.
10. Compare criminal and civil law as it applies to practicing medical assistant and coders.
11. Provide an example of tort law as it would apply to a medical assistant and coders.
12 Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Negligence.
13. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Malpractice.
14. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Statute of Limitations.
15. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Good Samaritan Act(s).
16. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.
17. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Living Will/Advanced directives.
18. Explain how the following impact the healthcare practice and give examples: Medical durable power of attorney.
19. Identify how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to the medical assisting and coding profession.
20. List and discuss legal and illegal interview questions.
21. Discuss all levels of governmental legislation and regulation as they apply to medical assisting practice, including FDA and DEA regulations.
22. Describe the process to follow if an error is made in patient care Respond to issues of confidentiality.
23. Perform within scope of practice. Apply HIPAA rules in regard to privacy/release of information.
24. Practice within the standard of care for a medical assistant and/or coder.
25. Incorporate the Patient's Bill of Right's into personal practice. and medical office policies and procedures.
26. Complete an incident report.
27. Document accurately in the patient record.
28. Apply local, state and federal healthcare legislation appropriate to the medical assisting and coding practice setting.
29. Demonstrate sensitivity to patient rights.
30. Demonstrate awareness of the consequences of not working within the legal scope of practice.
31. Recognize the importance of local, state and federal legislation and regulations in the practice setting.
32. Differentiate between legal, ethical, and moral issues affecting healthcare.
33. Compare personal, professional and organizational ethics.
34. Discuss the role of cultural, social and ethnic diversity in ethical performance in the healthcare practice.
35. Identify where to report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others.
36. Identify the effect personal ethics may have on professional performance.
37. Report illegal and/or unsafe activities and behaviors that affect health, safety and welfare of others to proper authorities.
38. Develop a plan for separation of personal and professional ethics.
39. Apply ethical behaviors, including honesty, integrity in the performance of medical assisting and coding practice.
40. Examine the impact personal ethics and morals may have on the individual's practice.
41. Demonstrate awareness of diversity in providing patient care.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
CMA 200 - Medical Office Management
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This course prepares the student to function in the administrative outpatient setting.

Course Outcomes:
1. Operate EMR systems
2. Effectively communicate in a professional environment
3. Work effectively in a medical office environment
4. Perform basic medical office accounting.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020
COMM 100 - Introduction to Speech Communication
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This course covers the complexities of the communication process and the impact of communication on obtaining employment. Includes insights into the causes and effects of general communication behaviors, involvement in active exploration of the basic communication theories and concepts, and opportunities to develop communication strengths.

Course Outcomes:
1. Demonstrate understanding of group, public and personal communication theory.
2. Recognize and describe the relationship between nonverbal and oral communication as it relates to the workplace.

Subject:
Speaking and Listening
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Linn-Benton Community College
Author:
Linn Benton Virtual College
Date Added:
07/09/2020