Activity: Using Your Campus Website and College CatalogNAME: Vanessa Madriz SLS 1001 Ref. #423849 Instructor: Leith Mazzochi PART 1: Campus Website Complete the following: 1. List three items you can find on the campus homepage: 1. __Financial Aide guide ____________________________________________________________________________ 2. Future student guidance ______________________________________________________________________________ 3. __How to apply to BCC_ ___________________________________________________________________________ 2. Locate the following information from your academic calendar: 1. When is the last day to withdraw from courses? ___ March 20th ___________________________________ 2. What holidays occur this term? _Martin Luther King Day ___________________________________________________ 3. What is the last day of classes? __April 20th __________________________________________________ 4. When do finals begin? End? ___April 20th ____________________________________________________
3. List three items you could find on campus library page: 1. ________LRC help ______________________________________________________________________ 2. ______Tutoring guide ________________________________________________________________________ 3. ______hours of operation ________________________________________________________________________ Does the library have an online catalog that you can use to see if a particular book is in the library? __^__YES ____NO4. Find the list of degree or certification programs. List three that interest you. 1. _Nursing___________________ __________________________________________________________ 2. ____Sonograph technician __________________________________________________________________________ 3. _Medical Assistance _____________________________________________________________________________5. Find the calendar of campus events. List one event that you would like to attend and its date/time. ___Earth day celebration April 19th __________________________________________________________________________________6. Find the student handbook. List three topics within it.
1. ___Campus Directories ____________________________________________________________________________ 2. _Student Rights and Responsibilites ______________________________________________________________________________ 3. __Academic Policies _____________________________________________________________________________7. Find a list of student organizations. List one that you would be interested in joining. _____Volunteer program ________________________________________________________________________________8. Find information on financial assistance. Identify one type of financial assistance on your campus. ____Pel grant __________________________________________________________________________________9. Find information about any other campus office or service that interests you. List the office or serviceand describe why it interests you.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________PART 2: College CatalogUse your college print or online catalog to complete the following.1. Find and record information about two scholarships/loans for which you might be eligible. Federal Student Loans
Federal student loans are also part of a student’s financial aid package. _Florida Bright Futures Florida Bright Futures scholarships reward Florida high school students with high academic achievement _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________2. Find the curriculum in which you plan to major.Sonograph technician a. Compare/contrast courses suggested for your first term with those suggested for your final term. How do you account for similarities/differences? ______Mat is the first course and sono is the final I believe it similar because both takes time and dedication but the difference is one I get to actually work with a machine while the other I use a paper and my brain to caculate.______________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _ b. Examine the curriculum carefully. Locate two courses in your major area and read their descriptions. Which will you find more enjoyable? Why? _________________________One course is the someone and sono 2 course because I know it deals with more hand on work where I actually get to play with the ultra sound machine______________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ c. Read the description for each of the courses in which you are now enrolled. How do the descriptions compare to the actual content of the course? What conclusion(s) might you draw about the courses and descriptions you identified in b?
_The description is pretty much exactly what was told the only difference is dealing with the professor in which my cases is pretty smooth and relaxing.______________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ ______3. Using your college catalog glossary or other campus resource, define each of the following terms in yourown words:Academic calendar: ______A calander in which it guides you in upcoming test, with draw dates, andregistration dates.__________________________________________________________________Drop: __________Not attending class and you professor takes you out of theclass_________________________________________________________________________Withdrawal: ____you get to with draw your self half way thru the course if you feel you wontpass__________________________________________________________________________Residency: ______Being a floridaresidence_________________________________________________________________________Elective: __________Basket ball, Art, swimming, and type of funactivity_______________________________________________________________________Syllabus: A guideline on what the course expects fromyou._________________________________________________________________________________Transcript:_A paper stating what high school you previous went to or even college with grades______________________________________________________________________________
Prerequisites: __Classes you have to take before you actually start you real courses___________________________________________________________________________Transfer credit: _____credits from one school toanother______________________________________________________________________Credit hour: __time spent in aclass____________________________________________________________________________
Activity: Identifying Campus ResourcesCampus ResourcesNow that you have completed the Scavenger Hunt of what’s on your campus. Go to each of the followinglocations on your campus and find out what it offers in order to answer the following questions: 1. College Bookstore. Other than textbooks, what does the bookstore sell? Utensils, snacks ,Bcc book bags and key chains and sweat shirts._______________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________2. Library. Other than books for checkout, what other materials and/or services are available at your library?Tutoring, and computer use,________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________3. Career Services. What resources are available at your campus career services office?
A guidance of different career types, it pay, and its hiring rate________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________4. Learning Resource Center. What resources are available at your campus learning resource center? Computer use and different types of tutoring and guidance.________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________5. Student Life. What resources are available at your student life center? _________Different types of on campus and off campus activities and sports and even volunteer programs._______________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________6. Campus Safety/Security. What resources are available at your campus safety/security office?Knowing what to do in case of an emergency and where to locate a telephone for emergency help.________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________7. Academic Advising. What resources are available at your campus academic advising office? __Knowing information about you grades and you academic standing and what is the next step as far as younext courses______________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________8. Registration. What resources are available at your campus Registration office? Knowing how to apply for financial aid getting loans and what to do as far as being a student at BCC________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________9. Dean of Student Affairs. What resources are available at your campus Dean of Student Affairs office? ___Getting to know about the school and who to talk to incase of a seriousproblem._____________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________ Atkinson, R., & Longman, D. (2012). Choosing Success in Community College and Beyond. Module 2.1 Understanding the Language of Your School: Catalog and Website Content. McGraw Hill