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CENTER FOR ADVA N CED LEARNING Your interests. Your learning. Your future. Be your future. Be at CAL.

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CENTE R FO R A DVA N C ED LEA R N ING ( C A L) Your interests. Your learning. Your future. At CAL, we believe... CAL students are talented young people who are most driven by shear motivation and the tenacity to excel, not just by grades, but by taking charge of their future.  Our students are committed to success, pushing themselves beyond their own expectations of achievement.   At CAL, we believe... CAL students receive a strong foundation for success. Opportunities to solve workplace problems are offered while working along side experts in the industry of your choice. Internships and problem-solving meetings with company insiders associated with local news media, manufacturing giants like Boeing, small business entrepreneurs, and health clinics give CAL students an inside experience to build their resume and expand their knowledge and skills. During the second year of your chosen program, you will have opportunities to design, develop and install a part to be used at a manufacturing plant, work alongside nurses and doctors in clinics and hospitals (from emergency units to the dental chair), develop cyber security systems, design marketing materials, or direct a silent film, depending you're your chosen field of study.  CAL students take advantage of these internships and design problems because they know how much their lives will be accelerated towards a rewarding education and professional life. CAL is a two-year, part-time school awarding college and high school credit in real time! A commitment to CAL means shifting your time and energy towards the most efficient way you can obtain college credit and real-world experience while simultaneously completing your high school coursework.  For two years in your chosen career program, half your day will be spent at CAL, and the other half of your day will be spent at your home high school.  You remain connected to your friends at your school while gaining new friends and opportunities to network while at CAL. Our CAL students graduate fiercely ready for college, career, and life. Are you ready to challenge yourself?  Are you ready to take on the demands of responsibility, demonstrate integrity to your school and your community, and achieve the success of deep learning that will truly prepare you for college and career?  Do you believe you have what it takes?  Then CAL is the place for you.   Success at the Center for Advanced Learning depends on your ability to respond to the challenges presented by new problems and new ideas.         

Actively explores new ideas, poses questions about their meaning, significance, and implications Recognizes patterns and deviations from previously learned patterns Appreciates abstraction and generalization revealed within a subject area Is willing to be challenged as part of the learning process Contributes to and benefits from group problem-solving activities and takes responsibility for own learning Perseveres when faced with time-consuming or complex tasks Produce valid oral, written, and/or symbolic arguments to support a position or conclusion Is convinced that effort is an important component of success in any subject area Completed two years of high school Math and English. For Health Sciences Program: two years of Science (Biology & Chemistry preferred) WE BELIEVE YOU CAN BE WHAT YOU DREAM TO BE. BE YOUR FUTURE. BE AT CAL!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS PROGRAM COURSES'

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Engineering & Manufacturing...................................................................................4 Technology: Computer Information Systems..........................................................5 Technology: Digital Media & Design......................................................................6 Health Sciences: Medical & Dental.........................................................................7 Program Courses At-A-Glance..........................................................................................8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)............................................................................9

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PROG RAM COURSES: MA N UFACTU R ING & EN G IN EER IN G JUNIOR YEAR

SENIOR YEAR

PHYSICS (Full Year)

INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING (Full Year)

This challenging course is designed for the serious minded student who is interested in attending a college or university and majoring in science and engineering. This inquiry-based course is a complement to theory and handson applications. Major topics of study include motion, force, energy, and momentum. Waves, wave applications, and Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity. Emphasis will be placed on problem-solving skills and practical application projects.

This course is an introduction to the engineering process. This course covers principals of design process, brainstorming, engineering documentation, project scheduling, and team building. Students will be introduced to many new engineering topics and will have opportunities to experiment through hands-on project development.

CAD: COMPUTER -AIDED DESIGN 1 (Full Year) This course will introduce the student to real world engineering graphics. Subject material will include orthographic projection, isometric drawing, sectioning, auxiliary views and dimensioning. After the basics of technical drafting have been explored, CAD (computer aided design) will be taught using 3D CAD computer programs. There will be an emphasis on engineering application of the skills acquired in the course to mechanical drawings and projects.

MANUFACTURING LAB 1 (Full Year) This hands-on course covers the basic principles of manufacturing from conception through design to building a product. An emphasis is placed on industrial professionalism and team building. Topics include: lab safety, material and selection, hand tools, power tools, machine tools, foundry, welding, and fabrication. This course will benefit students interested in engineering and/ or manufacturing.

Please note: Several of these classes may be eligible for CTE College credits through MHCC.

CAD: COMPUTER -AIDED DESIGN II (Full Year) This course will refresh the skills learned in the CAL junior year “CAD 1” course concerning sketching, drafting standards, CAD drafting, and 3D Solid modeling software. There will be an increased emphasis on learning and applying engineering problem solving skills and techniques to real world engineering and manufacturing projects using engineering computer software. In addition, senior capstone projects will be accommodated and facilitated as much as possible into all coursework.

MANUFACTURING LAB II (Full Year) Student will have opportunities to work on personal projects, group projects, and senior capstone projects simultaneously. An emphasis will be placed on industrial partnership with local manufacturers and building sustainable business relationships. Students will be focused on senior projects as individuals or as teams to take and innovative idea through the design process to finished product with mentorship from business partners.

ENGLISH - FULL YEAR, EACH YEAR Every CAL student participates in a full year English course. Upon completion of the class, students receive credits necessary to meet the English requirements for their high school diploma. Students also have the option to apply for Lower Division co&ege credits (LDT) transferable to any co&ege or university program.

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PROG RAM COURSES: TECHN OLOGY: COM P UT ER I N F O R M AT I O N S Y S TE MS JUNIOR YEAR

SENIOR YEAR

CLIENT/NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS I

CLIENT/NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS II

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Students will learn to install, configure, and administer various computer operating systems. Students will use both the graphical user and command line interfaces in a virtual server environment.

During the senior year the students will continue to learn to install, configure, and administer various computer operating systems. Students will continue to use both the graphical user and command line interfaces in a virtual server environment.

CYBER SECURITY I (Full Year)

CYBER SECURITY II (Full Year)

Students will receive instruction and lab assignments focused on introductory concepts in Cyber security. These concepts include Cyber security theory and basic techniques for optimizing security on personal computers and small networks. CTE Eligible TBD

During the senior year the students will receive instruction and lab assignments focused on introductory concepts in Cyber security. These concepts include Cyber security theory and basic techniques for optimizing security on personal computers and small networks. CTE Eligible TBD

WEB DEVELOPMENT/SCRIPTING I (Full Year) Students will learn how to create websites using HTML5, CSS3, and scripting languages. Students will also create mobile apps and browser-based games.

WEB DEVELOPMENT/SCRIPTING II (Full Year) During the senior year the students will learn how to create websites using HTML5, CSS3, and scripting languages. Students will also create mobile apps and browser-based games.

ENGLISH - FULL YEAR, EACH YEAR Every CAL student participates in a full year English course. Upon completion of the class, students receive credits necessary to meet the English requirements for their high school diploma. Students also have the option to apply for Lower Division co&ege credits (LDT) transferable to any co&ege or university program.

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PROG RAM COURSES: TECH NOLOGY: DIGITA L M E DI A & DE S I G N JUNIOR YEAR DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION (Semester) This semester-long course focuses on digital illustration techniques using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Students will learn the fundamentals of both web and print graphic types as they complete challenges designed to foster their creativity and their technical illustration skills. ANIMATION (Semester) Students will learn how to do 2-D and 3-D animation, stopmotion animation, gaming, etc., in this semester-long course. Students will learn how to use programs such as After Eects, Xtranormal, iStop Motion, Alice, Flash and more.

INTRO TO WEB DEVELOPMENT(Full Year) In this year-long course students will learn the basics of creating web pages using HTML5 and CSS3 which is becoming the standard for newer browsers and mobile computing. Students will be exposed to various scripting languages. During the year students will also use Web 2.0 tools and explore careers in web development and continuing education options. TV STUDIO BLOCK (Full Year) Students will learn how to produce a live television show at MetroEast Community Media. In this 2-period block, semesterlong course, students will train to be producers, hosts, camera operators, audio chiefs, computer graphics operators, tape operators, and more. They will also work on community access projects including editing, promotions, graphics, websites, etc. Students will travel frequently from CAL to MetroEast on the Max during this 2-period block course. A& course descriptions are subject to change ENGLISH - FULL YEAR, EACH YEAR Every CAL student participates in a full year English course. Upon completion of the class, students receive credits necessary to meet the English requirements for their high school diploma. Students also have the option to apply for Lower Division co&ege credits (LDT) transferable to any co&ege or university program.

SENIOR YEAR

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to create multipage print documents and digital publications.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGING (Semester) In this semester-long course students will learn the basics of using a digital SLR camera. They will learn camera basic functions for action, close up, portraits, product photography, studio lighting and other photography subjects. Students will also learn digital photography workflow and image adjustment and manipulation. Students will learn to retouch and repair digital images as well as creative photography manipulation using Adobe Photoshop

WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (Semester) Students will learn to install, configure, and work with several industry-level website content management systems in this semester-long course. Content management systems are used to manage large websites, blogs, shopping carts, news sites and other complex websites. Students will work with Wordpress, Drupal, Zen Cart, and other open source management systems to create websites. Students will develop and maintain their portfolios. MOVIE PRODUCTION (Semester) Students will explore the creative process of narrative or documentary movie production. In this semester-long course, students will learn the fundamentals of professional moviemaking: story development, research, interviews, scriptwriting, planning, storyboarding, shooting, camera techniques and postproduction editing. Students will also learn best practices by studying film scenes from classic to modern day movies. Teamwork and communication skills are stressed. EDITING & EFFECTS (Semester) Students will learn the professional application of software and hardware in digital post-production in this semester-long course. Lab work focuses on understanding of digital workflow, media management, and advanced non-linear editing tools such as Adobe Premiere and After Eects. Students prepare media for delivery on common distribution platforms. ADVERTISING (Semester) In this semester-long course students will focus on creating integrated advertising campaigns in both print and web. Concepting, pitching, workflow, and industry standard processes and documentation will be stressed.

PUBLICATION DESIGN (Semester) This semester-long course will focus on fundamental design principles of page layout and design. Students will work with

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PROG RAM COURSES: HE ALTH S CIEN CE S: M EDI C A L & DE N TA L JUNIOR YEAR HEALTH SCIENCE EXPLORATION (Full Year) This course is designed to expose the student to the world of health care.  During this time, students will have the opportunity to learn to work positively and professionally within variety of settings.  Coursework will consist of class lecture, lab/clinical situations, presentations, projects, and guest speakers, to assist the students in their own individual learning.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY/VOCABULARY (Full Year) A study of medical terminology by body systems with related word elements, disease processes, diagnostic tests, procedures, and lab practicum.  Basic elements of medical words and medical abbreviations are studied so the student is proficient and able to analyze, define, and build medical terms that are most commonly used within the clinic/hospital environment. CTE credit available

APPLICATIONS & PRACTICES IN HEALTH CARE Simulation Lab (Full Year) A multitude of educational methods are utilized to apply and extend medical and health science concepts.  Students will engage in a variety of experiences in which they apply knowledge acquired through class lecture, hands-on lab practicum, scholarly research, community out-reach, and presentation in symposium format. A& course descriptions are subject to change

reading and lecture topics in greater depth.   This course emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning through labs and field trips. LDT available. APPLICATIONS & PRACTICES IN HEALTH CARE II (Full Year) Research and practice come together in this course that prepares senior health science medical and dental students for the clinical experience as well as the CAL capstone project.  Through laboratory and classroom assignments students acquire the skills and knowledge needed to make their clinical experience successful.  Students receive advanced instruction in professional, technical, and ethical expectations in a variety of heath care settings.  Students will share their experiences with their classmates through clinical case studies, while adhering to HIPAA. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (Full Year) Through this course, Senior Health Science Medical/Dental students work in various medical/dental settings in order to experience health care in real life setting.   Clinical rotations, job shadows, and internships may include work in emergency rooms, hospitals, medical and dental offices, etc.   Students may use this as part of their senior capstone project. DENTAL RADIOLOGY (Full Year) Through this course students will learn the history and physics of x-radiation and the fundamentals of oral radiographic techniques, including the interpretation of oral radiographs.  Students will also encounter practical experiences in intraoral and extraoral radiographic techniques and dental clinical skills experience, including off site dental clinical experience.

SENIOR YEAR

ENGLISH - FULL YEAR, EACH YEAR

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (Full Year)

Every CAL student participates in a full year English course. Upon completion of the class, students receive credits necessary to meet the English requirements for their high school diploma. Students also have the option to apply for Lower Division college credits (LDT) transferable to any co&ege or university program.

Students in this college-level science course are introduced to all the components of the basic human anatomy & physiology, including body organization, cell structure and function, tissues and membranes, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous (with special senses) and the endocrine systems.   Elements of advanced biology and chemistry courses, as they apply to a study of the human body, are included, and lab experiences provide opportunities for students to explore

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Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) Below is an initial listing of courses for the 2013-2014 school year. Classes are subject to change. Home High School

Engineering/M anufacturing

Digital M edia and Design

Com puter Inform ation System s

Home High School

11 grade

Digital Illustration (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Animation (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) TV Studio Block (1 Elective credit) Intro to Web Development (1 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) English (1 English Credit) (LDT eligible)

11 grade

Client/Networking Operating Systems I (1 Elective credit) Cyber Security I (1 Elective credit) Web Development/Scripting I (1 Elective credit) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

Publication Design (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Digital Photography & Imaging (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Web Content Management Systems (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Advertising (.5 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Movie Production (.5 Elective credit) Editing & Effects (.5 Elective credit) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

12 grade

Client/Networking Operating Systems II (1 Elective credit) Cyber Security II (1 Elective credit) Web Development/Scripting II (1 Elective credit) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

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11 grade

Computer Aided Design 2 (1 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Manufacturing Lab 2 (1 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Intro to Engineering (.5 Elective credit) (LDT eligible) Engineering Fundamentals (.5 Elective credit) (LDT eligible) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

12 grade

Engineering Design Lab (AutoCAD & Soildworks) (1 Elective credit) Manufacturing Lab (1 Elective credit) (CTE eligible) Physics (1 Science credit) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

See home high school course catalog for requirements.

See home high school course catalog for requirements.

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Health Science Exploration (1 Elective credit) Medical Vocabulary (Terminology) (1 Elective credit) (CTE) Applications & Practices in Health Care (1 Elective credit) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible)

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Health Science M edical/Dental Anatomy & Physiology (1 Science credit) (LDT eligible) English (1 English credit) (LDT eligible) Clinical Lab Practice (1 Elective credit) / Clinical Experience (1 Elective credit) Or Dental Radiology I & II (2 Elective credits) (certification)

See home high school course catalog for requirements.

CAL OFFERS A JUMP START ON COLLEGE AND CAREERS Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Career Technical Education (CTE) CERTIFICATIONS Through LDT courses you can earn Mt. Hood CTE courses provide Mt. Hood Community College Earn industry-recognized certification in MS, Dental Community College credits that are transferable to credits that satisfy technical course requirements in Radiology, and First Aid/CRP all public colleges and universities. professional technical degree or certification programs at MHCC.

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FR EQUENTLY ASKED QUESTI ONS How flexible is the CAL and home high school schedules? The home high school counselor and CAL staff work throughout the summer to build a schedule built to each student’s graduation requirements and CAL program. Will my CAL program interfere with my sports commitment(s) at my home high school? No. CAL a&ows for sports schedules, typica&y as an excused early dismissal, for specific home high school activities. How many classes each year will I take at CAL? Every CAL student takes four classes each year, including a required English class. Each CAL student wi& receive half credit for semester-long classes or one credit for each successfu&y completed year-long class at CAL. How much out of school work will I be responsible for? How much homework will I have? Each program requires specific homework for your success the fo&owing day or week. The learning is built upon prior understanding, so as long as you make school a priority and plan your time we&, you wi& be successful at CAL. It is important, however, that students meet with teachers when assignments are too cha&enging - just like students do in co&ege. How many college credits can I achieve? Depending upon your program, a CAL student can achieve up to 16 co&ege credits. How do the college credits transfer? Each winter, CAL students register through Mount Hood Community Co&ege for a nominal fee of $35 each year. How long is each class at CAL? Each class, structured for group work and hands-on projects, is 81 minutes with a fiveminute break in-between classes. What is the transportation and lunch schedules? The CAL Staff and the home high school create the *ee bus transportation schedule. Students who drive can purchase a CAL parking permit for a nominal fee. Lunch schedules are dependent upon the home high school schedule. Lunches are available for CAL students between 11:30 am and 12:40 pm Is there a dress code at CAL? Yes. A& students are expected to adhere to the dress code of their chosen program. What is expected of me as a CAL student? To fo&ow professional guidelines as are expected of those working in your chosen program/industry. CAL students are given the responsibility to manage their time, their work, and their social life. Like health care practitioners, digital designers, networking analysts, or mechanical engineers, deadlines can make or break a company, it could even mean a life or death situation. CAL students have great pride. Our community o,en speaks to how we&-prepared students are for career and co&ege, o,en more so than co&ege *eshmen. That says a lot about how great CAL is and our teachers. It says a lot about the quality, perseverance, and drive of our students. 2013-2014 Course Guide with Application"

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