Valeria Barragan

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First Name: 
Valeria
Last Name: 
Barragan
Title: 
Associate Faculty
Department: 
Foreign Languages
Division: 
Division of Liberal Arts
Organization: 
Saddleback College

Email: vbarragan@saddleback.edu


SPRING 2017 COURSE

SPANISH 1  (5 units - ticket 80720)  ONLINE
 

Elementary Spanish 1
Designed to develop the fundamentals of communicative competence in colloquial Spanish.
The emphasis is on listening, comprehension, and conversational skills.
Early reading and writing skills are introduced, as well as fundamental aspects of culture.
Equivalent to two years high school Spanish.

     Pre-requisite:  None. College level reading is recommended.

     Class meetings: ONLINE VIA BLACKBOARD. 

     About the course
This course is fully online, there are no meetings on campus.
It is an intensive 5 unit course which covers the material of a 16-week semester in 12 weeks.

LESS TIME MEANS MORE WORK! 
Assignments are submitted twice a week, and there are assessments every other week.

Students are encouraged to access the following links before enrolling:
Take a quiz to determine readiness for an online course at http://www.saddleback.edu/de/DEquiz.html 
Tips for online education at http://www.saddleback.edu/oe/online-class-tips
Course access instructions at http://www.saddleback.edu/de/student-technical-support

 

   Textbook Information 
Saddleback College Bookstore has a bundled edition containing the printed textbook,
and the online access to Connect (online language workbook and laboratory). 
The online access can be purchased separately, and includes a digital edition of the textbook. 
Used textbooks usually contain invalid (already used) access codes. Rented textbooks do not include the access code.
Students who purchase used textbooks, or rent them, will still be required to purchase the online access code.
Complete information will be available when the course Blackboard page is published.

 

Computer equipment required
- Webcam (internal or external)
- Microphone (internal or external)
- Speakers or earphones
- Reliable internet connection