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 Course Title:   I-BEST Orientation

 Title Abbreviation:   I-BEST ORIENTATION

 Department:    CCB

 Course #:    11

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    320201

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

A learner-focused course designed to orient students to the I-BEST and Professional/Technical certificate and degree programs; resources and services; to appraise students' current abilities, characteristics, backgrounds, and interests; and to help students set long-term and short-term goals and create a plan of action to meet those goals.


Prerequisite; none

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Establish personal and educational goals.
  2. Identify challenges and barriers to success and develop a plan to mitigate them.
  3. Understand college programs and services that are available to the student.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Orientation to the program, its resources, and services.
  2. Appraisal of current student abilities, characteristics, learning styles, and readiness to learn.
  3. Student's personal, educational, and employment background and interests.
  4. Student's skill gaps, learning deficiencies, and difficulties.
  5. Barrier identification with strategies, recommendations, and interventions for improvement.
  6. Student's long-term and short-term goals and identification of the skills needed to reach those goals.
  7. A plan of action for the student to achieve the goals (personal learning/action plan).