Course Content and Outcome Guide for CAS 280W Effective Summer 2015
- Course Number:
- CAS 280W
- Course Title:
- Cooperative Education: Web Site Development
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionProvides field experience for students related to web site development. Recommended: Satisfactory progress through two terms of web site classes or equivalent experience. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
The purpose of Cooperative Education is to help the student develop career objectives by linking their Portland Community College course work with out-of-classroom learning experiences related to web site development in private and/or public sector organizations. The student may be paid depending upon the policies of the employer. This course is not intended to be a job placement class.
The field experience offered by CAS 280W takes place in an on-the-job learning environment on or off campus. Arrangements are made with the employer regarding the student's job description and experiences the student is to have while on the job.
The student may enroll for 1, 2, 3, or 4 credits. The ratio of hours to credits will be determined by the current policies of the college and the Cooperative Education office.
This course may be transferable to a four year institution and is applicable toward a Web Site Development Certificate.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Evaluate his/her strengths as compared to the employer's needs
Apply job acquisition techniques Negotiate a training package
Promote linkages between the employer, student, and coordinator/instructor
Participate in the preparation of a written contract which details:expected work performance, anticipated time commitments, and maintenance of student attendance records
Maintain a good work relationship by:performing duties outlined in the written contract, adhering to agreed-upon time commitments, keeping employer informed of progress on assigned projects.
Participate in a meeting of with employer and/or coordinator/instructor to discuss student progress.
Course Activities and Design
The student, coordinator/instructor, and employer develop a work experience plan which will meet the learning needs of the student. This plan provides a definition of on-the-job learning activities.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
A Pass/No Pass grade will be issued for this class. Evaluation procedures will be discussed during preliminary meetings between the student, coordinator/instructor and employer. At least one site visit a term is done by the coordinator and/or instructor.