Course Detail: CEPD-JJ02HY - Jaguar Jumps 2001: Post High School Advancement for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Jaguar Jumps 1001: Post High School Advancement for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Course Fee: $199 

Dates: JSeptember 11 to December 4, 2024

Times:  Wednesdays 4:30 to 6 p.m. 

Course Description: This continuation enhances college readiness concepts to individuals with intellectual disabilities who are registering for college level courses, or career courses. Limited to individuals who have successfully passed Jaguar Jumps 1001. This course is one of a series of courses offered through the School of Extended Learning. The course materials and schedule prepare individuals with mild/moderate intellectual disabilities to understand the rigors of maintaining a college schedule or work training program schedule. The course is specifically designed for individuals who wish to develop skills to assist them to obtain employment and/or engage in their community and the world around them.

Restrictions: Limited to individuals who qualify based on screening tools, agree to baseline assessments.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Attend a 90-minute course session without interruption
  2. Demonstrate readiness to participate in the course session by having all materials needed at hand
  3. Identify potential college level classes in a catalog
  4. Identify potential employment training opportunities in WIOA
  5. Advocate for personal learning supports
  6. Identify available university and community supports

Instructional Modality:  Lecture/discussion. 75% synchronous online via Zoom, 25% face to face

Required Materials: 

  • No required texts
  • Materials will be distributed electronically to all students and also stored on the Blackboard course shell
  • Internet connection (DSL, LAN, or cable connection desirable)
  • Access to BB/Website/Other
  • System Requirement for BB
  • This course requires minimum system (computer) requirements. Students are responsible for all software downloads, upgrades, updates, etc.
  • Blackboard Learn 9.1 Always run a "tune up" when using BlackBoard Any questions you might have regarding BlackBoard can be found in Student Helpdesk in the BlackBoard Login page (GSU)
  • Java Runtime Environment Java is required for Blackboard Learn 9.1. Download it from http://www.java.com/en/ Always check to make sure the latest version of Java is installed on your computer. Apple's MacOS10.x can ensure the latest version of Java for OSX by running the Apple Update.
  • Acceptable Document Files The following document file types are considered acceptable for use in Blackboard and for submitting assignment work to the Blackboard system:
    • Microsoft Word: .doc,.docx, Microsoft Excel: .xls, .xlsx, Microsoft PowerPoint: .ppt, .pptx, Rich Text Format: .rtf, Adobe Acrobat: .pdf, Image form: .jpg, .jpeg, .gif,.png.  (To determine the type of file you are submitting, simply right click the unopened file and select the "properties" tab)

 Session Information: CEPD-JJ02HY-24FA1

Schedule: Course will meet Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. with Professor O'Shea & Sebasco. via Zoom. Other meeting dates will be announced throughout the semester. Course materials will be accessible via Blackboard.
Times: 12:00am-11:59pm CDT
This session contains no associated Fee Codes, so you cannot register at this time