Along with Klamath Community College's 50+ online classes and several online degrees and certificates - and in the name of all that is educationally innovative - KCC has a number of new online offerings slated to start fall and winter terms.
This list of courses might interest students seeking classes that fit their own schedules and can be completed from the comfort of their living room couch - or from anywhere else for that matter.
Lab Science for Non-Science Students: For students who wish to satisfy their lab science requirements, KCC now offers non-technical courses in Biology, Environmental Science, and Physics completely online. These courses are geared toward students who aren’t planning on a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) areas, yet require a basic science course. Minimal math is required for these transferable, credit classes, and there are low fees and a cost-effective and easy-to-use lab kit for meaningful, highly engaging experiments. Take any of these courses when and where you like – in-home, online, anywhere!
Community College and Online College Instruction Courses: For educators at any level looking to expand their skill set to include instruction at the community college level or in the online environment, these new, completely online classes are for you. If you’re have time this summer, consider enrolling in one of these classes now. After taking these classes, you’ll be able to take on added instruction responsibilities in your spare time, by teaching face-to-face community college courses in the late afternoon or evening or instructing classes completely online.
Online World Language Academy (OWLA): Klamath Community College is currently building a webpage on its website to house a new Online World Language Academy (OWLA) in support of four completely online, two-year language programs for two European (French and German) and two Asian languages (Chinese and Japanese). The new webpage is scheduled to go live in early July, 2015. Currently, no other college or university in Oregon is offering these languages completely online.
The following information will be made available on the new webpage:
· Course descriptions and course learning outcomes
· Calendar of course offerings – two-year schedule
· Online language faculty profiles
· Tips on how to study a language online
· Links to language learning resources
· List of prerequisites and requirements for testing into courses
· Brief history, geographic locations, and uses of each language
· Instructions on how to be admitted to the College and register for a class
If these four languages are successful attracting students in Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and nationwide, the College plans to gradually add more languages, including the following: Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Russian.
Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL): The College is planning to include Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) among its quality instructional efforts beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year.
COIL is a 21st century teaching practice that connects American classes with similar offerings taught abroad using various digital means (Learning Management Systems, YouTube, audio files, wikis, email, photographs, various social media, etc.). Students are allowed to collaborate with peers in other countries on a variety of assignments, including projects, films, case studies, presentations, journals, et al.
The ultimate goal is to 1) increase students’ “global competence” (i.e., openness to new opportunities, ideas, and ways of thinking; self-awareness about identity and culture, and sensitivity and respect for differences; empathy and valuing multiple perspectives; and comfort with ambiguity and unfamiliar situations) as well as 2) support social justice (i.e., allowing students who may never have an opportunity to travel abroad to have a highly educational, no-cost international experience in their hometown).
The target start date is the 2016 Winter Term. Once COIL is firmly established at KCC, the College plans to extend its support to local high schools for the same types of collaborations on the secondary level.
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Klamath Community College still has openings in its Automotive and Diesel Technology, Culinary Arts programs and many more, but time is running out and space is limited!
Classes start September 28. You must sign up prior to the start of classes, so enroll TODAY!
If you are a first are a first-time student, you should visit with a financial aid and get going on your FAFSA NOW!
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Being named to the 2015 Military Friendly Schools list - the second year in a row for such an honor - is something Klamath Community College takes great pride in.
Director of Veterans Services, Tracy Heap, has gone the extra mile in this capacity. Heap been instrumental in developing and maintaining relationships with Air Guard and Air Force bases across the country and due to his efforts and the vision of KCC's administration, under the direction of KCC President, Dr. Roberto Gutierrez, we have been able to help more than 500 military personnel get closer to their educational goals and Community College of the Air Force requirements since starting this program at Kingsley in the Summer of 2013.
Along with offering online general education to military personnel and their spouses at an in-state tuition no matter where in the world those online learners may be logging on from, KCC partnered up with the Airmen of the 144th Fighter Wing in Fresno, Calif., to provide general education classes in a more traditional, on-base setting.
The 144th Fighter Wing joins the 142nd in Portland and our very own 173rd in Klamath Falls in allowing KCC general education classes to be taught on-base.
"This is truly a privilege for Klamath Community College," said Dr. Gutierrez of the growing program. "Our County has taken a hard-line stance on honoring its veterans and this is simply a gesture of mutual support for that cause."
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