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  1. 1. Activity: Using Your Campus Website and College CatalogNAME: Tiffany Malcolm 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. ____Important dates for the term __________________________________________ 2. ____Broward College Login _______________________________________________ 3. ____The Broward College Catalog__________________________________________ 2. Locate the following information from your academic calendar: 1. When is the last day to withdraw from courses?Session 1&3-March 20th 2012, Session 2-February 8th 2012, Session 4-April 12th 2012____________________ 2. What holidays occur this term?Martin Luther King Day, ____________________________ 3. What is the last day of classes?Session 1&4-May 2nd 2012, Session 2-February 29th 2012, Session 3-April 20th 2012___________________________________ 4. When do finals begin? End?Session 1-Begin: April 26 End: May 2nd 2012, Session 2-February 29th 2012, Session 3- April 20th 2012, Session 4-May 2nd 2012 _______________________________ 3. List three items you could find on campus library page: 1. _Library Hours _________________________________________________________________ 2. _Events and Classes ____________________________________________________________ 3. _Address______________________________________________________________________ Does the library have an online catalog that you can use to see if a particular book is in the library? _X__YES ____NO 4. Find the list of degree or certification programs. List three that interest you. 1. _Nursing ______________________________________________________________________ 2. _Medical Office Specialist ________________________________________________________ 3. _Medical Billing and Coding _______________________________________________________
  2. 2. 5. Find the calendar of campus events. List one event that you would like to attend and its date/time. ________Spring Jazz Concert on March 31st 2012 at 8 o’clock pm _______________________________6. Find the student handbook. List three topics within it. 1. _____Student Rights and Responsibilites_____________________________________________ 2. _____Academic Policies ___________________________________________________________ 3. _____Student Organizations _______________________________________________________7. Find a list of student organizations. List one that you would be interested in joining. __________Pre-Med Club ______________________________________________________________8. Find information on financial assistance. Identify one type of financial assistance on your campus. ____________On campus work study ______________________________________________________9. Find information about any other campus office or service that interests you. List the office or service anddescribe why it interests you.__I would like to go to the central campus because I am very interested into the Pre-Med Club, also thetigertail campus because I am very into all the water sports that they have.___________________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. Direct Subsidized Loans are based on financial need. The federal government pays the interest on the loans while students are in school at least half-time, during grace periods, and during authorized periods of deferment. Assistance UnlimitedComplete FAFSA application2.0 Cumulative GPAEnrolled in minimum of 6 credits (Preference will be given to full-time students)Must have a child in campus daycareNot receivingsubsidy from the College
  3. 3. 2. Find the curriculum in which you plan to major. a. Compare/contrast courses suggested for your first term with those suggested for your final term. How do you account for similarities/differences? _The courses for my first term were really majority prep classes and my psychology which focus on the things that brain. My final courses, there are really no similarities because my final term are all computer classes dealing with medical billing and insurance and filing and such._________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ b. Examine the curriculum carefully. Locate two courses in your major area and read their descriptions. Which will you find more enjoyable? Why? _I consider me a computer person so I believe I will enjoy medical billing and coding and medical computer application. __________________________________________________________________ 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 courses that I am taking now have little to none comparison to my majors’ actual content. The conclusion about the courses is that I am going to be sitting at a computer all day doing numbers and dealing with computer applications. ______________________________________________3. Using your college catalog glossary or other campus resource, define each of the following terms in yourown words:Academic calendar: _The calendar that in-detail tells you when the term begins, when a student canwithdraw with and without a refund , when midterms and finals are and when classes end.________Drop: _When a professor takes a student out of the calls for not coming or without class orientation.Withdrawal: _When a student drops out of the class but to an extent where you are able to receive financialaid for the next semester.__________________________________________________________Residency: Students that live in the state of the learning facility. ____________________
  4. 4. Syllabus: What to expect in the class and what is expected of youTranscript:_Printout of courses you have taken and grade point averages for each semester that you havetaken at the school._________________________________________________________________Prerequisites: _Courses that are required for the student to take in order to take that certain class.______Transfer credit: _An accredited hour that were earned during any semester at another learning institution.Credit hour: The credit hour is the basic unit of measure for college credit_
  5. 5. 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? _art supplies, gift items, engineering supplies, college rings, license plate holders, mugs, shirts, hats, healthscience uniforms, health science supplies backpacks, computer supplies, Microsoft, Adobe & Macromediasoftwares, candies and snacks, soft drinks, pennants, calculators, digital recorders, PDAs, jump drives, MP3players, printers, UPS protectors, zip drives, pens and pencils, notebooks, highlighters, diploma and pictureframes, decals, newspapers, 3-ring binders, index cards, test supplies and a whole lot more._________ 2. Library. Other than books for checkout, what other materials and/or services are available at your library? __Copying machines, internet and computer use, computer classes. ________________________ 3. Career Services. What resources are available at your campus career services office? Choosing a major, Career exploration, Transfer information, Finding a job/internship, Career planning and job hunt workshops, Assistance with resume writing, job interview preparation, and job search strategies__________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Learning Resource Center. What resources are available at your campus learning resource center? Variety of learning options including FREE tutoring services and computer access to assist students with their research.__________________________________________________________________________ 5. Student Life. What resources are available at your student life center? _Social events, ID cards, Leadership development, student activity center, volunteerism, student organizations, healthy student living._____________________________________________________ 6. Campus Safety/Security. What resources are available at your campus safety/security office? Emergency Call Box locations, S.E.T. nightly campus walking escort service and campus safety offices._ ________________________________________________________________________________________
  6. 6. 7. Academic Advising. What resources are available at your campus academic advising office?Educational planning, transfer services, assist you with career planning & exploration check out the websites,book lists, and other resources.______________________________________8. Registration. What resources are available at your campus Registration office?Computer usage and counselors to help you determine what you as a student need to take for the semester.______________________________________________________________________9. Dean of Student Affairs. What resources are available at your campus Dean of Student Affairs office? __The overall office that approves anything that the goes on with student life.________________ 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