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Please print this page for your reference. It contains information on your class, your instructor, the course management system you will be using for the online class as well as information on how to access the class, and contact information if you need assistance.

Note: There may be multiple sections of this class taught online. Please be sure that you have the information for the class that you registered for. The section number, the reference number, and the name of the faculty members should be checked against the information in the printed schedule and on your registration material.

Term :
Spring 2019
Course Name :
Philosophy 101-70 (5758)
Course Title :
Introduction to Philosophy
Class Notes :
  • The DE-LEC part of this class requires 3 hours per week of online instruction.
  • Participation in this class will consist of online interaction. Students must have access to a computer that has a reliable internet connection. Students should access http://online.valleycollege.edu during the week prior to the semester start date. All information regarding this class, including course-specific technology requirements, will be found on that webpage. The course may not be accessible to students until the first day of the class, Monday, January 14, 2019.
Instructor :
J. Pielke
E-Mail Address :
Instructor Comments :
SPRING 2019

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION PERTAINS TO ALL THREE CLASSES LISTED BELOW.

IMPORTANT: You are REQUIRED to log onto the class and post your Introduction to your Quad by Friday, January 18, 2019. If you do not, you will be dropped from the class. NO exceptions for any reason. When you log into the class on 1/18/19, read EVERYTHING that I have posted, including the assignment to post your introduction to your Quad. This class will be available to students at 8 a.m., Monday, January 14, 2019.

Call this toll free number if you need technical support: 888-592-6126.

SOC 100-70 required text: John J. Macionis, Sociology, 15th Ed., 2014; Pearson. ISBN: 13: 978-0-205-98560-9; ISBN: 10: 0-205-98560-2. You must be able to purchase the text for this class. It is impossible to successfully complete the course without it. You MUST have the 15th Ed. THIS EDITION IS NO LONGER BEING PRINTED BY THE PUBLISHER SO YOU MUST FIND A USED COPY. THERE ARE MANY, ESPECIALLY AT THE SUGGESTED WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND SBVC BOOKSTORE ALSO CARRIES SOME.

SOC 145-70 required text: Renzetti, Claire M., Daniel J. Curran, Shana L. Maier. Women, Men, and Society, 6th Ed., Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2012, ISBN: 13: 978-0-205-45959-9; ISBN: 10: 0-205-45959-5
Suggestion: check online websites for lesser cost of books. Used copies of these texts are available from some sites as well as the college bookstore.

PHIL 101-70 required text: Robert Paul Wolff, About Philosophy, 11th Ed., Prentice- Hall, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0-205-19412-4; ISBN-10: 0-205-19412-5
Suggestion: check online websites for lesser cost of books. Used copies of these texts are available from some sites as well as the college bookstore.

Some reliable websites are:
Abebooks.com
half.com
overstock.com
amazon.com
buy.com
campusi.com
dealoz.com

Primary Course Management System

Canvas by Instructure

Note: Make sure to bookmark the login page of your course management system. This will allow you to access your online course faster.