2019-2020 College Catalog by Miracosta College

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continuing education ncmus 10 music appreciation for seniors prerequisites none lecture 2.75 hours course typically offered fall spring this course is designed for older adults who want to increase their understanding and enjoyment of music by learning how to listen to music with a discerning ear the course includes basic music history musical terms and discussion of musical style and performance ncpsy 11 self-awareness through improvisation prerequisites none lecture 2.25 hours course typically offered fall spring and summer especially for older adults this course uses improvisation as a means of developing self-awareness imagination and creativity thus enhancing the ability to interact socially classroom improvisation emphasizes thinking listening and reacting to others ncpsy 13 the impact of radio on our lives prerequisites none lecture 2.75 hours course typically offered fall spring this course is designed especially for older adults who have had the unique experience of living through the “golden age” of radio the course gives students the opportunity to reflect on how the values attitudes and entertainment of their favorite radio shows shaped their lives students work collaboratively to read rehearse and perform some of the actual radio scripts that were broadcast during the 1930s 1940s and 1950s ncwrt 10 creative writing prerequisites none lecture 2.75 hours course typically offered fall spring this creative writing workshop accommodates all levels of writers and/or poets from beginning to experienced as well as all styles and forms of writing including prose fiction and nonfiction/memoir and poetry each session consists of sharing and critiques of student writing an instructional period and an assignment students are encouraged to write on a regular basis to write different kinds of materials to develop a personal style and to submit works for publication following submission guidelines ncwrt 20 life story writing prerequisites none lecture 2.75 hours course typically offered fall spring this introductory creative writing workshop in life story writing and personal narrative emphasizes the essay as an art form readings and frequent writing assignments provide background and practice in writing memoir/personal narratives that are informed by one s experiences class sessions consist of writing exercises and improvisations designed to focus memory and strengthen perception this class is organized in a workshop model to allow students to present works in progress to the group and to receive useful feedback and advice in order to engage more deeply and with greater insight during the revision process parenting courses ncpar 20 parent toddler workshop prerequisites none lecture 3.50 hours course typically offered fall spring parents and their toddlers meet on a weekly or twiceweekly basis to participate in various guided class activities students learn how to diagnose parenting issues and how to develop useful problem-solving techniques utilizing effective parenting models participants learn the value of ritual and routines consistency and how to analyze and modify parenting techniques such as logical consequences positive communication skills modeling behavior expectations as well as values/ethics education special education courses ncspc 25 effective life skills for adults with developmental disabilities prerequisites none lecture 10 hours course typically offered fall spring this course provides adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities the skills to enhance employability and job success while increasing their independence in daily life the course supports students in identifying positive and creative means to develop personal and cultural values and overall problem-solving skills improve conversational and social networking skills increase self esteem explore job and employment opportunities broaden experience in the use of leisure and recreational time gain confidence in using community resources and increase skill in budgeting and managing money ncspc 26 basic academic skills for adults with developmental disabilities prerequisites none lecture 5 hours course typically offered fall spring and summer this course focuses on increasing basic academic skills for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities students work in areas of reading writing spelling and speaking basic mathematics use of basic computer applications health and physical education and over-all problem solving class time includes individual and small group work with an emphasis on understanding the application of academic skills to real life students work toward achieving goals established on their noncredit educational assistance class measurable progress report ncspc 27 basic computer skills 1 for learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities prerequisites none lecture 5 hours course typically offered fall spring and summer this course introduces students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the windows environment and basic computer terminology hardware and software through hands-on instruction students also focus on increasing skills in basic keyboarding and accessing the course enrollment system miracosta college 2019-2020 catalog 375