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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Special Projects
Course: DAN298AA

First Term: 2005 Fall
Laboratory   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: Z

Description: Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. In consultation with a faculty advisor, select a discipline-related project to be completed in independent study. (I)
2. Identify and develop project goals, objectives, methodology, a timeline for completion, and guidelines for documenting and evaluating the completed project. (I)
3. Prepare and present a completed project to the faculty advisor for evaluation, in accordance with established methodology and guidelines. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Project Development
   A. Selection of Discipline
   B. Faculty Advisor
   C. Selection of Topic
   D. Goals
   E. Objectives
   F. Methodology
   G. Timeline
   H. Documentation
   I. Evaluation
II. Project Completion
   A. Completion of Methodology
   B. Preparation of Project
      1. Documentation of Goals
      2. Documentation of Objectives
   C. Presentation of Project
   D. Evaluation of Project
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  12/14/2004

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.