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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Degree: AA - Liberal Arts Emphasis Language Arts - A8987
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Advanced Conversational Italian ITAL 54
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to accurately respond or react to a set of unpredictable questions.
Advanced Japanese JAPN 5
  • Japanese 5 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 5 vocabulary and grammar at a advanced low level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will be able to recall of the Potential forms the forms of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will become familiar with past and present cultural characteristics of several francophone countries, as discussed in an advanced level course.
  • Japanese students will be able to answer questions about the Japanese culture presented in movies/plays/poems.
African American Literature LIT 20
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 1 SIGN 101
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students will be able to identify immediate and extended family signs.
  • Students who take this course and complete it will at the end of the course feel more positively towards Deaf People. (This positive attitude adjustment will be one that moves students away from a pathological view of Deaf People, seeing Deaf people as defective, and towards a Cultural view, seeing Deaf people as individuals with a unique linguistic and cultural background.) APRIL 2008 UPDATE We developed a survey instrument and surveyed all SIGN 101 students the first week of the Spring '08 semester. We will conduct a post survey during the 14th week of the Spring semester. With the results of the second survey we will be able to ascertain whether or not students attitudes towards Deaf people moved in a positive direction.
American Sign Language 2 SIGN 102
  • By the end of SIGN 102, American Sign Language 2, 70% of students will be able to successfully comprehend a signed presentation that locates objects in a room.
  • Students will properly mark the topic in ASL sentences using non-manual markers.
  • Successfully incorporate topicalization and correct spatial referencing when comparing and contrasting between two different people.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 3 SIGN 103
  • Be able to use accurately the personal and possessive pronoun signs in spatial means.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 4 SIGN 104
  • Students will be able to demonstrate various traffic rules with related vocabulary in the list of a study guide.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
American Sign Language 5 SIGN 105
  • Students will be able to differentiate between the culture of Deaf Americans and that of hearing Americans.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Successfully communicate Health Information in ASL through the use of classifier predicates
American Sign Language Structure SIGN 210
  • Students will be able to identify ASL articulators and contrast them with spoken language articulators.
  • Students will be able to describe why signs take longer to articulate than words.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between derivational and inflectional morphological processes in ASL
Analysis and Critical Reading READ 100
  • 1. Students will be able to explain their own schemata for approaching multi-discipline texts.
  • 2. Students will be able to use structural organization to explain multi-disciplinary texts.
  • 3. Students will be able to use vocabulary strategies appropriate for multi-disciplinary texts.
  • 4. Students will be able to recognize connections among ideas in multi-disciplinary texts.
  • 5. Students will be able to question multi-disciplinary texts at a variety of comprehension levels.
  • 6. Students will be able have awareness of the demands of various multi-disciplinary texts.
  • LAC students will increase their confidence level as students.
  • Students will be able to identify and answer questions at all four Levels of Comprehension.
  • Faculty will examine and determine consistent and effective approaches to teaching Word Concept Mapping to READ 100 students.
Beginning News Writing JOUR 101
  • Students will demonstrate news judgment.
  • Students will be able to write summary and other leads.
  • Students will understand AP style.
Business Communications BUSO 25 (VOC)
  • I am able to compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content
  • I am able to use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably
  • I am able to develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic
Children's Literature LIT 40
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students will analyze major themes and concerns in children's literature.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Contemporary Mexican American Literature LIT 25
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
Continuing Conversational Italian ITAL 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • This course is currently not offered. We will offer it in Fall 2016.
Continuing Conversational Spanish SPAN 54
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
Continuing Elementary Arabic ARAB 2
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Arabic culture as taught in a continuing beginning level class.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from relevant chapters in the text
  • Students will show understanding of basic facts about Arab culture as taught in a continuing elementary level language class.
  • Students will demonstrate acquired knowledge of Arabic vocabulary and grammatical structures by reading, comprehending, and translating Arabic sentences into English.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structures they have learned.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to tell time using the correct expressions in Modern Standard Arabic.
  • Students will be able to recombine learned material and vocabulary to write simple sentences on familiar topics with a focus on elements from daily life without being able to sustain sentence-level writing all the time.
Continuing Elementary Chinese CHIN 2
  • Students will be able to recall different type of Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a continuing beginning level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired.
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Continuing Elementary French FRCH 2
  • Students will be acquainted with the basic characteristics of the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in a second semester class.
  • Beginning to use language creatively, student will be able to write about personal past events and relate other people's past stories.
  • Using mostly learned phrases, students will be able to talk about their past, present or future immediate environment.
  • Students will be able to understand novice-high level written texts.
  • Students will be able to understand and use most elementary structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will answer 50 multiple choice questions using the vocabulary as presented in a context.
Continuing Elementary German GERM 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Knowledge of the German culture. Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from chapters 5-8 in Treffpunkt Deutsch.
  • Students will read a text related to chapters 7 and 8 in Treffpunkt Deutsch and answer questions based on the text.
  • Beginning to use language creatively, students will be able to write about personal past events.
  • Students will demonstrate intermediate written communication of simple to complex sentences and utilize German vocabulary related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structure they have learned.
Continuing Elementary Italian ITAL 2
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to identify the meaning of terms in the target language
Continuing Elementary Japanese JAPN 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Japanese 2 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 2 vocabulary and grammar at a continuing elementary level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will be acquainted with the basic characteristics of the culture as it relates to festivals and events as taught in a second semester class.
  • Students will demonstrate writing ability by composing simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabularies and sentence structures they have learned.
Continuing Elementary Latin LATN 2
  • Students will be able to translate a simple English sentence into a grammatically correct Latin sentence.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound English sentence into a grammatically correct English sentence.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the third and fourth declensions.
  • Students will be able to identify and correctly translate Latin clauses containing "indirect statement" into idiomatic English.
Continuing Elementary Spanish SPAN 2
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Preterite & Imperfect Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of the countries in this course: Guatemala, Chile, Costa Rica, Peru, Argentina and Panama.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an continuing elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of a Continuing Elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate correct usage of the preterit versus the imperfect tense.
Continuing Intermediate Chinese CHIN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall the Passive forms ofVerbs. .
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a continuing intermediate level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Continuing Intermediate Conversational French FRCH 54
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
Continuing Intermediate French FRCH 4
  • Students will learn to understand the historical and political reasons for living conditions in several francophone countries as taught in an immediate level course.
  • Students will be able to understand and analyze short literary and journalistic texts and simple poetry
  • Students will be able to write short texts with intermediate-high level structural accuracy and vocabulary
  • Students will be able to discuss feelings, relate stories and hypothesize about past, present or future events in their own and other people's lives.
  • Students will be able to understand and apply intermediate level structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will present a sketch in class using the vocabulary and grammar in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will find the vocabulary words from a reading as it is presented in context.
Continuing Intermediate Italian ITAL 4
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Subjunctive Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will use written target language allowing for clear comprehension and using correct syntax.
  • Students will read the conclusion of a story (approximately 10 pages) in class and answer content questions.
Continuing Intermediate Japanese JAPN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall the Passive forms of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will present a sketch in class using the vocabulary and grammar in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the Japanese culture.
  • Japanese 4 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 4 vocabulary and grammar at a continuing intermediate level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will be able to transcribe, recognize/define, and pronounce the Continued intermediate level-Japanese 4 vocabulary with correct usage of Hiragana, Katakana, and limited number of Kanji Characters.
  • The student will use the informal style, polite style and formal style (with honorifics and humble forms) in the three basic structures, N+ N, N+ADJ and N+V, properly in writing.
Continuing Intermediate Spanish SPAN 4
  • Students will analyze a short story and present a thematic statement.
  • Students will be able to recall and apply the forms of the Past Subjunctive Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an Continuing Intermediate Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of the plot of a short story.
  • Students will correctly identify when to use the preterit and the imperfect tense.
Continuing Spanish for the Spanish Speaking SPAN 2S
  • Students will be able to form and / or identify the present perfect of verbs.
  • Students will be able to identify the direct and indirect object nouns in series of sentences and replace the nouns with objective pronouns. Including the "se" in the combinations: lo, la, las, & los.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the application of the rules of accent mark in Spanish.
  • In an embedded test, students will have to identify the word that is correctly accented.
  • Students will correctly identify if and where a written accent mark is required.
  • Students will comprehend the plot of a short story.
Conversational Italian ITAL 52
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
Conversational Spanish SPAN 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
  • Students will communicate effectively in the target language with other students in original situational dialogues. Eighty percent of students will achieve at least 80%.
Creative Writing - Fiction ENGL 8A
  • Students will understand the elements of fiction.
  • Students will write a short story.
Creative Writing - Nonfiction ENGL 8F
  • Students will understand the elements of creative nonfiction.
  • Students will write a piece of nonfiction.
Creative Writing - Poetry ENGL 8B
  • Students will understand the elements of poetry.
  • Students will write a poem.
Creative Writing Memoir ENGL 8E
  • Students will understand the elements of the memoir.
  • Students will write a memoir.
Critical Thinking and Logical Writing PHIL 9
  • Students will be able to evaluate arguments (strong/weak, valid/invalid). (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will be able to develop a thesis statement that advances a clear argument. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will learn to analyze informal fallacies. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency (precision, clarity, organization) in argumentative writing (with a minimum of 6,000 words for the semester), where positions are defended, and ideas are explored. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students will be able to identify the premises/reasons for supporting the conclusion within an argument.
  • Students will be able to distinguish inductive and deductive arguments. (Rev. 6/2020)
  • Students completing an assignment in Critical Thinking and Logical Writing will be able to develop a thesis statement that advances a clear argument.
  • Students will take an embedded surveys to identify their knowledge of Evaluating Arguments (Strong/weak, Cogent/Uncogent; Valid/Invalid, Sound/Unsound).
  • Students will demonstrate inquiry (a systematic process of exploring issues, objects or works) and analysis (assessment of evidence resulting in conclusions or judgments) as part of their Honors coursework.
Critical Thinking and Writing ENGL 1C
  • Students will evaluate the soundness of arguments.
  • In conversation with multiple texts, whether assigned by the instructor or chosen by the student, students will write a formal argument.
Critical Thinking and Writing - Honors ENGL 1CH
  • Students will evaluate the soundness of arguments.
  • In conversation with multiple texts, whether assigned by the instructor or chosen by the student, students will write a formal argument.
Early American Literature LIT 1
  • Students will analyze major themes and concerns in American literature before 1900.
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment is Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Early Literacy in Child Development CHLD 51
  • Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will be able to identify the various mechanisms of dual language learning as they apply in and out of the school setting
  • Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will know the various mechanisms involved in acquiring language, including pertinent theories of same
  • Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will know the principles and theories related to learning to read
  • Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development know the regions of the brain related to language use, their typical development and ways to promote it
  • Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development know the place of literacy in our society, primarily its pivotal role in progressing through the education system, and the subsequent rewards of a postsecondary degree.
Elementary Arabic ARAB 1
  • Students will show understanding of basic facts about Arab culture as taught in a elementary level class.
  • Students will demonstrate comprehension of simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structures they have learned.
  • Students will demonstrate familiarity with all letters of the alphabet in all their forms and the ability to write them correctly.
  • Students will demonstrate recognition and comprehension of Arabic vocabulary words learned during the semester.
  • The student will be able to: Communicate minimally using memorized expressions or a recombination of these where conversation is restricted to predictable topics like personal information, basic objects, immediate needs, preferences and a limited number of activities
Elementary Chinese CHIN 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the different aspects of Verbs .
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a beginning level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired
  • The students will be able to comprehend the target language.
Elementary French FRCH 1
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in a beginning level class.
  • Using learned phrases, students will be able to respond to questions about their present or future immediate concrete environment.
  • Using learned phrases students will be able to write simple texts about their immediate concrete environment.
  • French 1 students will be able to recognize statements about the past, the present and the future.
  • French 1 students will be able to differentiate between oral statements about the past, the present, and the future tense.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French Culture.
  • Students will answer 50 multiple choice questions about the vocabulary learned during the semester.
  • Students will answer orally questions presented in a certain context.
Elementary German GERM 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Knowledge of culture of Germany. Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a short text related to one of the topics from the first four chapters.
  • Students will perform sketches/skits in class and will orally demonstrate key grammatical concepts of the German language while presenting on an element of German culture.
  • Using learned phrases, students will produce an essay based on the grammar and vocabulary from the first four chapters of the text.
  • Students will perform sketches/skits in class and will orally demonstrate key grammatical concepts of the German language while presenting on an element of German culture.
  • Students will demonstrate basic written communication of simple sentences and utilize German vocabulary related to everyday topics, based on the vocabulary and sentence structure they have learned.
Elementary Italian ITAL 1
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will correctly identify plural nouns in written Italian
Elementary Japanese JAPN 1
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Japanese 1 students will be able to recognize statements about the past, the present and the future.
  • Japanese 1 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 1 vocabulary and grammar at a novice level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Japanese students will be able to identify basic cultural information related to Japanese in the U.S.A. and in Japan
  • Students will be able to read and write simple sentences in hiragana, with an introductory understanding of katakana.
  • Students will listen to a dialogue and answer 10 multiple-choice comprehension questions.
Elementary Latin LATN 1
  • Students will be able to translate a simple sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the first and second declensions.
Elementary Latin - Honors LATN 1H
  • Students will be able to translate a simple sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to translate a compound sentence in the original Latin into idiomatic English.
  • Students will be able to identify and parse nouns and adjectives of the first and second declensions.
Elementary Spanish SPAN 1
  • Spanish 1 students will be able to understand elementary Spanish grammar.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of Spain, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and Cuba, as well as the latino population in the United States and Canada.
  • Students will demonstrate reading comprehension of an elementary Spanish text.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to correctly use the verbs tener, ser and estar in the present tense.
  • Students will correctly conjugate the present tense of regular verbs
English - Introduction to Literary Types ENGL 1B
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Intermediate Chinese CHIN 3
  • Students will be able to recall of different aspects of verbs
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be acquainted with basic facts about the Chinese culture as taught in a intermediate level class.
  • Students will be able to recognize Chinese characters, words and comprehend the reading materials through the application of grammatical patterns they acquired.
  • The students will comprehend the target language.
Intermediate Conversational French FRCH 53
  • Students will be able to orally communicate with other students in the target language in created situations.
  • Students will identify aspects in history/art/social & cultural practices and social & cultural practices of the target culture of interest to them and share with the class in an oral presentation.
Intermediate French FRCH 3
  • Students will be able to evaluate the cultures of several francophone countries as taught in an intermediate level course.
  • Students will be able to write (using somewhat creative language) about present, future, past and hypothetical events.
  • Students will be able to talk about past, present or future events in their own and other people's lives.
  • Students will be able to understand intermediate level written texts.
  • Students will be able to understand and apply most intermediate level structural concepts and rules.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the French culture.
  • Students will present sketches in class using the vocabulary and grammar as presented in context.
  • Students will find the vocabulary words from a reading as it is presented in context.
Intermediate German GERM 3
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Future Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will be able to identify key elements of the German culture.
  • Students will read a text related to one of the topics from chapters 9-12 in Treffpunkt Deutsch.
  • Students will read a text related to the topics from chapter 11 in Treffpunkt Deutsch
  • Students will present sketches in which they demonstrate their oral proficiency in grammar and understanding of German culture.
Intermediate Italian ITAL 3
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Future Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about Italian culture.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to read a text on a familiar topic fluently.
  • Students will be able to compose a three paragraph essay in which they independently use the present subjunctive correctly
Intermediate Japanese JAPN 3
  • Students will be able to recall the short forms of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will present sketches in class using the vocabulary and grammar as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to answer questions about the Japanese culture.
  • Japanese 3 students will demonstrate their comprehension of a paragraph containing Japanese 2 vocabulary and grammar at a intermediate level (See ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines)
  • Students will demonstrate writing ability by composing simple sentences related to everyday topics, based on the vocabularies and sentence structures they have learned.
Intermediate Newswriting JOUR 102
  • Students will write an in-depth news story.
  • Students will understand journalistic codes of ethics.
Intermediate Spanish SPAN 3
  • Students will read and comprehend the vocabulary as presented in context.
  • Students will be able to recall the forms of the Present Subjunctive Mode/Tense of Regular and Irregular Verbs.
  • As a result of taking this course, the students will be able to comprehend and identify certain cultural aspects of Mexico, Columbia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, la Republica Dominicana and El Salvador.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of various cultural aspects in several Hispanic countries. These countries will include Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, República Dominicana, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
  • In an embedded quiz, 80% of students will have at least 80% correct answers, which reflect their understanding of the reading.
  • Students will demonstrate correct usage of the present indicative versus present subjunctive.
Introduction to Electronic Media R-TV 01
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • Identify key developments in the history of major U.S. electronic media industries, especially their evolution as social, political, and economic forces in U.S. society.
  • Describe the technical evolution of electronic media.
  • Identify the principal means of economic and political support for different electronic media, and discuss their impact.
  • Analyze regulations of electronic media.
  • Define commonly-used electronic communication technology.
  • Identify the business structure and revenue streams for each medium.
Language Acquisition ENGL 81
  • Students will describe the principal observable milestones in language acquisition.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental components of human language.
Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children CHLD 61
  • Students completing CHLD 61 - Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children will be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate the developmental appropriateness of creative art materials and activities for young children.
  • Students completing CHLD 61 - will be able to identify and develop curriculum activities and materials that support the young child’s development, expression and learning through art activities.
  • Students completing CHLD 61 - will be able to recognize the importance of the teacher's role as facilitator and demonstrate methods to develop and evaluate early childhood literacy materials including books, poetry, storytelling, poetry, puppetry and flannel boards that lead to a child’s literacy development.
Mass Media and Society JOUR 100
  • Students will understand the respective functions of the fields that comprise the mass media, advertising, and public relations.
  • Students will be familiar with basic mass media law and ethics.
Modern American Literature LIT 2
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students will analyze major themes and concerns in American literature after 1850.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Multicultural American Literature LIT 3
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Oral Interpretation of Literature SPCH 4
  • Students will feel more confident.
  • Students will perform in front of a live audience.
  • Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.
  • Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research.
  • Students will be able to classify literature into the poetry, drama or prose genre
  • Students will construct a program of literature that advances an argument.
  • Students will be able to edit a text for performance.
  • Students will be able to compose an original introduction for a literary selection.
  • Students will identify the central theme of a literature selection.
  • Students will evaluate performances of literature using an appropriate critical framework.
  • Students will express subtext of written literature.
  • Students will critique videotaped performances of their literature performances using an appropriate theoretical framework.
  • Students will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.
  • Demonstrate effective use of voice, body, facial expressions, focal points, emphasis, and integration of manuscript during performance
Race, Culture, Sex, and Mass Media Images JOUR 107
  • Students will recognize how the mass media contributes to racial, cultural, gender, and sexual stereotyping.
  • Students will analyze how the mass media and advertising contributes to racial, cultural, gender, and sexual stereotyping.
Radio-TV Newswriting R-TV 05
  • Students will be able to identify news-worthy stories, suitable to a specific demographic from the AP Wire Service for inclusion into their newscasts.
  • Students will be capable of selecting appropriate ?sound bites? from an interview for inclusion into a news story.
  • Determine the newsworthiness of a story as it applies to a demographically-specific audience.
  • Rewrite newswire copy and create stories from facts gleaned from interviews and observation.
  • Incorporate sound bites from interviews into various types of news stories.
  • Define and demonstrate adherence to all laws including but not limited to defamation and slander as they pertain to news stories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select stories and organize them into a newscast appropriate for a variety of demographics.
  • Follow and research specific stories using the Associated Press Wire Service.
  • Select appropriate news stories from the wire service and organize them into a newscast for a demographically-targeted audience.
Spanish for the Spanish Speaking SPAN 1S
  • Spanish 11 students will recognize the need of a written accent on the stressed syllable every time a word breaks this phonetic accent rule.
  • Students will be required to apply the phonetic accent rules by writing an accent mark on the words that require it or recognizing the words where the written accent is properly applied. The SPAN 11 faculty will embed ten words and two sentences into a final exam.
  • Students will correctly choose the word from conventional Spanish that replaces the anglicism used.
  • Embedded in the final exam there will be statements that include the use of anglicisms. Students will choose from a list of several words the expression from standard/conventional Spanish that would replace the anglicism.
  • Embedded in the final exam will be statements that include the use of an anglicism. Students will choose from a list of several words the expression from standard/conventional Spanish that would replace the anglicism.
Student Achievement and Fundamentals of Learning STDY 100
  • LAC students will increase their confidence level as students.
  • Students will increase their internal locus of control.
  • Students will feel a high level of personal agency, i.e., their self-perceived ability to begin and continue movement on selected pathways toward their goals
  • Students will be able to correctly understand and apply each of the four components of emotional intelligence, i.e., self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
  • Students will be able to create a system for applying their learning styles in classroom environments.
Survey of English Literature LIT 6B
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Survey of English Literature LIT 6A
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Teaching in a Diverse Society CHLD 50
  • 85% of Child 50 students will plan and prepare two appropriate activities for children dealing with two different components of diversity.
  • Students completing CHLD 50 - Multicultural Education: Anti-Bias Perspective will be able to identify and develop strategies to respond to bias.
  • 80% of students completing CHLD 50 - Multicultural Education: Anti-Bias Perspective will be able to recognize various theories that support the effects of children's identity in a diverse society.
  • 65% of students will be able to evaluate professional and social experiences as they relate to teaching children and working with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • 85% of Child 50 students will critically assess a classroom environment for multicultural practices and materials and suggest at least two appropriate changes.
World Literature LIT 11B
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students completing an assignment in Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
World Literature LIT 11A
  • Students will write a literary analysis.
  • Students will analyze major themes and concerns in world literature before 1750.
  • Students completing an assignment is Humanities Area C will be able to identify the influence of culture on human expression.
Writing for Public Relations JOUR 108
  • Students will understand the code of ethics in public relations.
  • Students will understand the role of public relations in media activities and related publics.
  • Students will be write and edit copy for features, newsletters, institutional publications, and other PR writing styles.