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Distance Learning at UCLA

Distance Learning for Less Commonly Taught Languages

Fall Quarter 2014
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For enrollment policies regarding distance learning, see "Simultaneous UC Enrollment" in the Enrollment section of the Schedule. The enrollment form, Simultaneous UC Enrollment Undergraduate Application, can be obtained from the Registrar's Office forms page.

UC Online Courses Pilot

The University of California continues a pilot series of online courses offered by various UC campuses. Eligible UC undergraduate students can enroll simultaneously in another UC’s online course. Add/drop dates vary by campus and by the quarter/semester calendar. No additional tuition is assessed; however, other fees may apply depending on the course. Course credit is calculated in a student’s UC grade-point average. Students should meet with their adviser before enrolling to confirm course applicability toward their degree. For eligibility requirements, course information, and tentative course listings, see the UC Online Pilot Cross-Campus Course Offerings list. For UCLA drop policies, see the Drop Reference Chart in the Enrollment section.

Distance Learning at UCLA

Distance learning courses offered through UCLA connect students and faculty through live real-time interaction to sites outside UCLA, including other universities and institutions around the world. Through the use of videoconference technology, participants at both sites can see and hear each other, and multisite conferencing is available to enable students at three or four different locations to take the same course together.

Distance learning courses and videoconferencing can take place wherever there is a network connection to the Internet, which includes 80 percent of general assignment classrooms at UCLA. In addition, there are facilities on campus dedicated for use as distance learning classrooms and for videoconferencing.

For more information, contact Don Roby at (310) 206-7449 or send e-mail to vidcon@ucla.edu. For further information about the classrooms that have Internet connectivity, see the Office of Instructional Development website. For course ID numbers, times, and locations, see the appropriate department and course listing section of the Schedule of Classes.

At press time, no distance learning courses are scheduled for Fall Quarter 2014.

Distance Learning for Less Commonly Taught Languages

In order to make the most of language resources available at the University of California campuses, the UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching encourages the use of distance learning to promote access to the less commonly taught languages. Through UC Simultaneous Enrollment, students can enroll in language courses that use videoconferencing to bring students and faculty members from different campuses together.

Other UC Campuses Incoming Videoconferencing Courses

In 2014-15, UC Berkeley is offering language courses in intermediate and advanced Khmer and elementary Swahili via videoconference. Each class session is transmitted via Internet videoconferencing to UCLA so that students at UCLA can participate and interact in real time with students in the UCB classroom. UCLA videoconferencing sessions are held in the Instructional Media Laboratory, 270 Powell Library Building.

UCLA undergraduate students can request enrollment in the UCB classes using the Simultaneous UC Enrollment Undergraduate Application. Applications are available online or from the student affairs advising offices in the College and schools. Graduate students may enroll through the Intercampus Exchange Program; applications are available at Graduate Academic Services, 1255 Murphy Hall. Grades and units are entered as transfer credit from UCB.

Students interested in the class should consult the UC Berkeley Schedule of Classes.

NOTE: UCB is on the semester calendar. Fall Semester instruction begins August 28, 2014.

African American Studies

11A. Elementary Swahili. (4 semester units) Recitation, four hours; laboratory, one hour. Introduction to basics of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Swahili, with emphasis on developing student ability to create and to communicate with basic structures and vocabulary in culturally and socially appropriate context. Speaking and listening abilities developed through oral exercises, class discussions, and recordings available from Berkeley Language Center. Reading and writing developed through in-class exercises, independent reading projects, and compositions. This course not open to native or heritage speakers of Swahili. P/NP or letter grading. Taught by D. Kyeu Monday through Thursday at 8 a.m. and videoconferenced to 270 Powell Library Building.

Khmer

100A. Intermediate Khmer. (5 semester units) Lecture, five hours. Requisites: courses 1A and 1B or equivalent. Building of spoken proficiency, with emphasis on everyday storytelling and expression of emotions, feelings, and opinions. Reading of progressively difficult authentic Khmer texts, including folk tales and newspaper articles. Study of important patterns and structures in Khmer grammar and morphology to gain foundation in formal spoken Khmer, express opinions and positions, form arguments, and learn to discuss variety of topics with educated Khmer speakers. Discussion of Khmer religion, village culture, news, and advertising. P/NP or letter grading. Taught by UCB lecturer F. Smith Monday through Thursday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and videoconferenced to 270 Powell Library Building.

101A. Advanced Khmer. (3 semester units) Lecture, three hours. Preparation: two years of Khmer. Continuation of themes and goals of course 100B. Focus on same broad topics covered in course 100B—religion, traditional culture, and language of public information (news and advertising)—but with more advanced vocabulary and grammatical structures necessary for discussion of these topics with educated native speakers. Reading of more advanced texts dealing with these topics. Additional material beyond intermediate curriculum includes reading and analyzing historical folk tales, learning to discuss rice-farming cycle, and acquiring tools to discuss research and development work in Cambodia at sophisticated level. P/NP or letter grading. Taught by UCB lecturer F. Smith Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and videoconferenced to 270 Powell Library Building.

UCLA Outgoing Videoconferencing Course

UCLA is offering the following course through videoconferencing. Students from other UC campuses may enroll through UC Simultaneous Enrollment. Non-UC students may enroll with consent of instructor through UCLA Extension. Consult the Registrar’s Office on the respective campuses for details about where to obtain the enrollment form and for the policies that apply to simultaneous enrollment on each campus.

At press time, no courses are scheduled for Fall Quarter 2014.

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