GG 101 :: Intro to Geology
Spring 2010 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 23275
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Rick Brill
ggtv@hcc.hawaii.edu
Course URL: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/distance/gg101
Instructional Mode: Cable TV
Dates: 01/11/2010 - 05/14/2010
Broadcast Channels: EDUTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Oahu, Hawaii, and Kauai counties)
MCTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Maui county)
UHTV channel 355 (Oceanic TWC)
UHVod channel 358 (Oceanic TWC)
Broadcast Schedule: Oahu County: Olelo channel 55
MW 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
TR 4:30 AM - 5:30 AM (rebroadcast)
F 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (rebroadcast)

Hawaii County: Na Leo O Hawaii channel 55
MW 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
TR 4:30 AM - 5:30 AM (rebroadcast)
F 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (rebroadcast)

Kauai County: Hoike channel 55
MW 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
TR 4:30 AM - 5:30 AM (rebroadcast)
F 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (rebroadcast)

Maui County: MCCTV channel 55
MW 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
TR 4:30 AM - 5:30 AM (rebroadcast)
F 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (rebroadcast)
Schedule Notes: This is a cable course via Oceanic Cable, with support materials using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.
Course Requirements: Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the class is
<https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal>.

Course Prerequisites: College level reading, math, writing skills. Must be able to view cable
broadcasts.
Course Description: Closed captioned.

GG 101 includes 30, one-hour video programs based on the series "Earth Revealed," a production of the Southern California Consortium. Assignments include 4 exams taken at home and a written report about a self-guided field trip. Take a tour of planet Earth through this introductory college-level geology course. Students learn about the Earth's physical environment: plate tectonics and other internal
processes, earthquakes, mountain building, rocks, minerals, volcanoes,
landscape development, and man's relationship with Earth's hazards and
resources. Examine how interacting geological systems impact the Earth and
the environment and how our everyday activities are linked to acts of
nature.

4 exams taken at home. Homework project includes a self-guided tour.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Honolulu CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/hcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS

Technical Requirements: Cable allows students to take a course at home. To enroll in a cable course, students must subscribe to Oceanic Time Warner Cable to view the higher education access channel:

Oahu County: Olelo channel 55
Maui County: MCCTV channel 55
Hawaii County: Na Leo O Hawaii channel 55
Kauai County: Hoike channel 55

Before registering for the course, prospective students should check with their cable provider or programming line-up to verify they can view the education cable access channel at their home. If student resides in a region of their county that is unable to receive the educational cable access channel listed above, the student should not register for this course via cable.

It is recommended that students videotape the broadcast of their class sessions in case they are unable to view it during the scheduled broadcast time. Students should be familiar with setting the timer on their VCR or DVR to record.

It is recommended that students review the Tips for Cable Students http://www.hawaii.edu/dlus/UHTV/tips.html

Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/563
Additional Notes: http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/distance

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/webctfacultysupport/laulimastudentorientation/
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/webct_studentfaq.htm
https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal/site/!gateway/page/83b830e4-c4e8-4956-802c-d15534187267
Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 14:41:33