All resources in Community College Consortium for OER

ECE 100: Principles and Practices of Early Childhood Education

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Examines underlying principles of quality practices utilized in early childhood programs emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies to supportphysical, cognitive and social/emotional development for all children. This course includes a review of the evolution of the field and introduces the profession of early childhood education. Requires aminimum of 10 hours in a pre-approved early childhood setting and a current TB test, TDAP & MMRvaccine. (This may not pertain to this semester as we are navigating a pandemic) Formerly ECE-121. This course meets the requirement for licensing and the Child Development Permit.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)

Business 300: Introduction to Business

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Introduction to Business is a survey business course providing a multidisciplinary exami-nation of how culture, society, human behavior and economic systems interact with le-gal, international, political, and financial institutions to affect business policy and practic-es within the U.S. and the global marketplace. Students will evaluate how these influences impact the primary areas of business in-cluding: organizational structure and design; leadership, human resource management, and organized labor practices; marketing; organizational communication; technology; entrepreneurship; legal, accounting, and financial practices; the stock and securities markets; and therefore, affect a business’ ability to achieve its organizational goals.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)

Counseling 110: College Success Skills

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Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational goals. Topics include academic learning strategies, college and life skills, diversity awareness and assessment of personal characteristics related to educational success. The role of race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation and age in higher education and personal identity is a central theme of the course.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)

SWHS 300: Introduction to Social Work/Human Services

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This course provides an overview of social service agencies, social work, and human services. Students will understand the historical and current delivery of social services by exploring problems of living such as poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. Emphasis is on the knowledge and tasks used by skilled, ethical, and culturally responsive social service workers. Students will have the opportunity to analyze the structure a social service agency, create a career plan, and develop the identity of a social work/human services professional. This course is not open to students who have completed HSER 300.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)

Math 150: Myth and Measurement--African Americans and Statistics

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Welcome to Statistics! In this statistics course, we learn about the ethical use and the basic practice of statistics. As we learn, we will also explore how statistics have been used unethically to create enduring and false myths about African Americans. We will also see how statistics can be used to illuminate injustice and offer clear information upon which we can act to become anti-racist agents in our communities.

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FTEC 144: Emergency Medical Technician

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Welcome to the El Camino College EMT program! Emergency Medical Technicians are professional medical responders that work to help ill and injured patients in various emergency field and clinical settings. EMT principles that are covered throughout this course include, but are not limited to: leadership, followership, communication, safety, situational awareness, basic life support (BLS), patient assessment and professionalism. EMT students learn about the practices and procedures for treating medical illnesses and traumatic injuries through facilitated discussion, skills lab, simulations, scenarios and field experience. Students who successfully complete all 170 hours with an overall grade of 80% (B) or better will qualify to take the NREMT test for certification. Once the NREMT is completed, the student would be eligible for a state EMT license.

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NC 318: ESL

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ESL: American English Pronunciation I introduces English language learners to the basic sounds of American English. Students will learn how to recognize, produce, and differentiate between the various sounds of American English. They will also strengthen oral communication and reading skills. Special attention will be directed towards the correction of vocal techniques when pronouncing difficult sounds in letters, words, and sentences.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)

PSYCH 2

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Introduction to the fundamental principles and concepts of human behavior and mental processes. Topics include psychology as a science, biological bases of behavior, lifespan development, perception, conditioning and learning, memory, cognition, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders, methods of therapy, and social and applied psychology. Recommended for college and university transfer students. Not open to students who have completed PSY-1A with a grade of "C" or better.

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English 1A

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In this class, you will explore ideas about virtues in our society such as love, success, compassion, happiness, and justice through readings and writings. This course will explore how the phenomenonof these different ideas manifests in our culture and in our language. How do we define love? What is success? Who desires justice? And how do this definition change in regards to ideas about race, sex, gender, age, and other cultural constructs? What does our subjective understand about our values ultimately say about who we are, individually? We will discuss different arguments about from essayists, poets, and artists. We will also analyze how modern media portrays our value systems. Finally, we will write essays that utilize different modes of composition and argument strategies to write research papers for your own ideas.

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History 18: History of California

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This course examines the social, economic, and political development of California from its pre-European past to its post-industrial present. In addition, we will exlpore the historical uniqueness of Calfornia's environment, population, institutions, and economy. Emphasis is placed on the influence of American political thought and institutions in the historical evolution of California's state and local governments. Partially satisfies the requirements in U.S. Constitution, American history and institutions. Recommended: Writing and Reading-1 level prior to transfer. Hours: 54 lect. CCS: Liberal Arts and Sciences. Transferable: UC, CSU and private colleges. BC GE D.2, D.3, CSU GE C.2, D.6; IGETC 3B, 4.

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AOJ 144: Probation and Parole

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In this course, you will analyze the essential elements of probation and parole by examining the history of sentencing and post-sentence release from its beginnings to the contemporary institution to which it has evolved. Integrated within this study, a variety of topics will be examined through anantiracist lens. The juvenile justice system, probation administration, sentencing, community-based corrections, the theory of rehabilitation, probation and parole officers, special programs, intermediate sanctions, and the future trends and issues related to probation and parole will all be considered with a key focus on social justice.

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Biology 011

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This course will introduce biology to non-science majors, which provides an introduction to biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, evolution, biodiversity, physiology, ecology, and environmental biology.In this course we will actually be doing biological research.  We will be working on researching real-life problems and the ways they may be solved.  You will be working online with teammates to complete background research and solve problems. 

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Chemistry 143: Introduction to College Chemistry

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Chemistry 143 is an introductory course designed to provide an overview of basic chemical concepts, specifically designed for those pursuing a career in the health sciences. In providing the framework of basic chemistry, the student will obtain the background necessary for continuing course work in subjects such as organic chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology and physiology. The student will also be better prepared to deal with chemical questions outside the laboratory setting.

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Counseling 110: College Success Skills

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Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational goals. Topics include academic learning strategies, college and life skills, diversity awareness and assessment of personal characteristics related to educational success. The role of race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation and age in higher education and personal identity is a central theme of the course.

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Author: Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)