Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Examines cultural, social, behavioral and environmental public health issues. Investigates the causes and potential solutions for current community health issues, and overviews the organization of community and healthcare agencies. Explores career opportunities in community health. Includes community-based learning. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00

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Materials:
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates Materials
 
30478 Web 26-Jun-2017 thru 09-Sep-2017 Textbooks for CRN 30478
Instructor: Cristi Rae V Playford
Notes: Community-Based Learning Option - www.pcc.edu/cbl
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-7327 (Division).
 

Course details: CRN 30478

Course materials

Textbooks

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Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

  • Service Learning: This is the 1st of 2 options for the course project. This option involves 15 hours of service learning (volunteering) at a community/public health organization of your choice followed by a 2-3 page paper about your experience.
  • Other: This is 2nd of 2 options for the course project. This option requires you to conduct 3 informational interviews with 3 different community/public health organizations of your choice and volunteer in one community health "event" of your choice for a minimum of 2 hours, followed by a 2-3 page paper summarizing your interviews and your volunteer experience.

Technology:

There is no additional technology required for this class.

Web course information

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Web Technical Requirements:
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Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
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