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Learning Skills (LS Courses)

LS 101 Success In College

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Assists students in considering individual development with the goal of increasing knowledge of self and others within the college. Topics include self-knowledge and assessment, learning to learn, and making the best use of college resources. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for Personal Development 101 or Personal Development 105.

LS 189 Independent Projects

1.0 unit.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC-Determined after admission Courses for students capable of independent work who demonstrate the need or desire for additional study beyond the regular curriculum. Enrollment allows students to pursue activities such as directed field experience, research, or development of skills and competencies under faculty advisement and supervision. Independent projects may be earned in most disciplines. Students wishing to enroll in Independent Projects should contact the appropriate instructor identified in the class schedule. If the project proposed is acceptable to that instructor, a contract will be developed. All contracts for these classes must be completed and submitted to the Records Office no later than the end of the second week of the semester. Students may enroll for any combination (unit value) of Independent Projects 189 and/or 389 for a total of four semesters in a specific discipline. Units are awarded depending upon satisfactory performance and the amount of time committed by the student to the course. Allowable units vary according to discipline, and are based on the following formula: 1 unit - 48 hours per semester 2 units - 96 hours per semester 3 units - 144 hours per semester

LS 312 Adaptive Computer and Learning Skills

2.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: C - Credit - Not Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An overview of adaptive computer technologies for students with learning, physical, and/or visual disabilities. Topics include assistive software, handheld devices, adaptive computer strategies, adaptive learning strategies, and new technologies. Lecture: 1 hour per week. Lab: 3 online.