ERIC Number: ED304187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to the Baja California Field Studies Program.
Mercade, Jose A.
Since 1974, Glendale Community College (GCC) has offered a variety of biology, social science, and language classes at a field station located on the Baja California peninsula, Republic of Mexico. This guide to GCC's Baja California Field Studies Program (BCFSP) provides manuals, forms, job descriptions, contracts with participating organizations, and informational materials for students and other interested groups. The major components of the guide are: (1) the BCFSP policy manual, which covers the relationship of BCFSP courses to the college curriculum, fees, equipment, use of the field station, publicity, and aspects of program administration; (2) emergency procedures; (3) criteria for assigning field station use, giving biology courses first priority, and a contract for leasing the field station; (4) regulations regarding boat use, including a waiver of liability; (5) a student evaluation form; (6) job descriptions for the BCFSP coordinator and station manager; (7) instructions for BCFSP course registration and information on financial aid; (8) a description of the field station and requirements/suggestions regarding its use; (9) regulations for the use of station vehicles, the electrical system and library at the field station; (10) information and forms for student participants and users of the station; (11) roundtable presentations by six GCC faculty members who have offered courses or institutes through the BCFSP; (12) information on radio communication in Baja California; and (13) a copy of the "BCFSP Newsletter." (AAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Glendale Community Coll., CA.