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8205 Hwy. 39
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
Phone: 541-883-6699
Fax: 541-273-8763
Contact: Joe Tacchini
Email: tacchinij@kcsd.k12. . .


Electives

AUTOMOTIVE BASICS (AUTO 043)
Credits: .5
 
What would you do if you got into your car in the morning and it would not start? How would you fix a flat tire in the middle of a busy freeway, or in the middle of nowhere?  This course is a basic introduction to the principles that make automobiles work.  This course will not prepare students to be certified auto mechanics, but it will teach students to perform basic auto maintenance and repair tasks on their won.  It will also give them the confidence to discuss complex auto problems with a mechanic.  AUTO 043 is a practical approach for saving money and time.  7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.
 
 
CHILD DEVELOPMENT, PART 1 (CHILD 041)
Credits: .5
 
This is the first course in a two-part child development series (CHID 041 and CHILD 043).  Children do not come with a manual, but this course will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child.  CHILD 041 is an introductory course in child development that begins with theories of child development, then traces development from pregnancy to infancy.  This course includes a discussion of heredity and parenting skills.   6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer graded final exam.
 
 
CHILD DEVELOPMENT, PART 2 (CHILD 043)
Credits: .5
 
This is the second course in a two-part child development series (CHID 041 and CHILD 043).  Children do not come with a manual, but this course will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child.  In this second part of the series, students will learn about how children develop from birth to adolescence, including parenting methods; childhood illnesses; children with different physical, emotional, and intellectual abilities; and child abuse.  7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer graded final exam.
 
Prerequisite: CHILD 041 (Child Development, Part 1) or equivalent.
 
EDUCATION and CAREER PLANNING (SELFG 057)
Credits: .5
 
In this course students evaluate their self-interests and values, research occupations that are of interest, and draw conclusions about themselves and the world of work.  7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (5 computer graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.
 
 
FOOD AND NUTRITION, PART 1 (FOODS 041)
Credits: .5
 
This is the first course of a two-part food and nutrition series (FOODS 041 and FOODS 043).  In FOODS 041, students will use a variety of sources and activities to discover how food affects the way their body words, including cooking meals, researching individual nutrition needs, tracking eating habits, and planning meals based on scientific guidelines.  In this hands-on course, students will also learn about different careers related to food and nutrition through interviews with various professionals in the field.   7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions (6 computer graded [Speedback] assignments, 1 instructor-graded assignment); proctored computer-graded final exam.
 
 
FOOD AND NUTRITION, PART 2 (FOODS 043)
Credits: .5
 
This is the second course of a two-part food and nutrition series (FOODS 041 and FOODS 043).  In FOODS 043, students will learn how to plan, prepare, and serve meals.  Lessons also focus on how consumer choices are influenced and the importance of nutrition.  12 lessons, 12 assignment submissions (10 computer graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.
 
Prerequisite: FOODS 041 (Food and Nutrition, Part 1) or equivalent.
 
Note: Students must have access to a kitchen with food preparation items (measuring tools, cutting tools, cooking/baking pans, etc.) a film or digital camera, and a DVD player.
 
 
PREPARING FOR RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD (CHILD 051)
Credits: .5
 
Parenting is a skill that takes time to learn why not get started learning before it becomes critical? CHILD 051 takes students through the basic roles of parenting, including practical knowledge for discipline; teaching values; communicating with children; and creating a nurturing, stree-free home environment.  6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer graded final exam.
 
Prerequisite: CHILD 041 (Child Development, Part 1) or equivalent.
 
 
PUBLIC SPEAKING (COMMS 051)
Credits: .5
 
This course is an introduction to public speaking.  It is media intensive and filled with several speeches and examples of various stages of speech development. 11 lessons, 11 assignment submissions (9 computer graded [Speedback] assignments, 2 instructor-graded assignments); proctored computer-graded final exam.


 

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