Community Integration Through Cooperative Education Curriculum

Accepting Applications for September 2019

Credential: Ontario College Certificate ( 4 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 03, 2019
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
CIC
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Tuition is unavailable at this time

Courses and Descriptions

Semester 1

CICE 10
Units/ Hours: 30

This course will establish both community connections and supports within the College and beyond, in order to build the foundation for learners developing and choosing their personal, work and learning pathway. These paths will be informed by an ongoing combination of self and CICE team facilitated assessments of abilities and interests that may then lead to further independence, volunteer opportunities, employment, pre-apprenticeship or further post-secondary studies.

CICE 11
Units/ Hours: 15

This learning experience will create the opportunity for learners in the CICE program to come together with learners in other programs of study to create specific projects that support CICE leaners in full and inclusive participation in the College community.

CICE 2
Units/ Hours: 30

This course has been designed to evaluate and expand on the learner?s ability to effectively use digital technology in personal, working and academic environments. In this hands-on experience, learners will develop skills in accessing the Fleming Student Portal including the Learning Management System and the Fleming Library. This experience will not only enhance digital literacy but will create specific individual plans for technical support.

CICE 1
Units/ Hours: 90

In this course learners will concretely be assessed on and develop the essential skills that are aligned to the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum Framework (OALCF) for the purpose of connecting prior experience and current performance to help shape and inform their individual goals in the academic setting of a post-secondary institution. Connections to work, life and learning will emerge as the learner works to create a portfolio to document past experiences, current competency levels and reflections on how these skills are required for their individual success in the program.

CICE 9
Units/ Hours: 30

This course will focus on the connections between optimal health and wellness and individual choices. Learners will have the opportunity to learn to differentiate between what has been expected of them prior to attending College compared to their new roles and responsibilities as College learners. The course will emphasize a holistic approach to mind, body and spirit through the use of resiliency coaching, creativity, stress management and the development of individual fitness and wellness plans.

HLTH 346
Units/ Hours: 30

Thriving at College is designed to help students become confident and effective in using various strategies to thrive academically. Using a growth mindset approach, this course will provide students with practical, hands on knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors to succeed in college and beyond. Topics include how we learn, emotional intelligence, goal setting, study strategies, group work, critical thinking, research skills, self-reflection, and self-management. Specific focus on college and community supports and services will also be included.

Semester 2

FLPL 161
Units/ Hours: 90

In this first cooperative education placement, students will be supported and supervised while gaining workplace skills related to their area of interest. Sound work habits and interpersonal skills in the workplace will be developed as the student progresses through his or her placement. Specific learning outcomes will be developed at the onset of the cooperative education placement, for each student.

Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
CICE 7
Units/ Hours: 30

In this course students will be introduced to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The rights and responsibilities of individuals in the workplace will be empathized throughout the semester. This course will be a pre requisite to the workplace safety certification course in Semester 3.

Co-Requisites
FLPL 164
Units/ Hours: 30

In this course, CICE students will reflect on their work experience in a supportive environment, and connect their work and functional academic skills. Students will be encouraged and supported to further develop their essential employability skills and functional academic skills within the context of their cooperative education placement. Students will have a space to discuss challenges at placement and share their learning with their peers.

Co-Requisites
CICE 12
Units/ Hours: 15

This learning experience will create the opportunities for learners in the CICE program to come together with learners in other programs as well as community partners and participate in on going initiatives that support full and inclusive participation in not only the College community but the expanded Peterborough community as well.

CICE 4
Units/ Hours: 60

In this course students will continue to develop the essential skills required for work, life and learning. Individual assessment and learning plans created in semester one will inform the learning plan and goal path direction for semester two.

Units/ Hours: 45

All graduates of diploma programs require general education credits. These courses allow you to explore issues of societal concern by looking at the history, theory and contemporary applications of those issues.

Your program has designated some required general education courses. In addition, you have the opportunity to choose from a list of electives each semester.

Many of these courses and some other general education courses are also available through evening classes, by distance education, or on-line. See our Part-Time Studies Calendar for these opportunities.

You may already possess general education equivalencies from other colleges or universities. Please see the General Education Co-ordinators at the Peterborough and Lindsay locations for possible exemptions.

Electives

Choose 1 of:

CULN 31
Units/ Hours: 75

This course is designed to introduce fundamental cooking skills in a practical cooking lab setting that is required in today's culinary industry. These skills include the safe use of tools and equipment to produce soups, sauces, meat, fish and vegetables. Introductory nutrition concepts, sustainable practices and production planning are developed during this course.

Co-Requisites
COUN 93
Units/ Hours: 30

This course examines the principles of community development and advocacy. Students will learn to develop, implement and evaluate effective strategies for inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and their families in the community. Students will be expected to develop a plan to strengthen the capacity of a community to welcome and include people with developmental disabilities. The course will combine theory with practical applications. Students will learn how to advocate for opportunities for full citizenship and full inclusion in community. This course focuses on ways of promoting growth and empowerment of people with developmental disabilities. Students will integrate models of community development with an understanding of the impact, collective experience and the process of being marginalized for people with developmental disabilities.

BUSN 188
Units/ Hours: 60

This course explores the nature of business and the skills required of a business professional in an academic and industry context. Through lectures, seminars, assignments and guest speakers, the course will prepare students for a career in the business world by developing their understanding of the major functional areas of business. There will also be a focus on a number of important business trends and topics including Globalization and Corporate & Social Responsibility. Learners will have the opportunity to develop the fundamental skills required for success in their academic and professional careers including effective time management, reading, study and presentation skills.

Semester 3

FLPL 162
Units/ Hours: 130

In this second cooperative education placement experience, students will be supported and supervised while continuing to gain workplace skills related to their area of interest. Sound work habits and interpersonal skills in the workplace will continue to be developed as the student progresses through his or her placement. Specific learning outcomes will be developed at the onset of the cooperative education placement, for each student. Students will be encouraged and supported to have an increasingly complex role in the workplace.

Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
FLPL 165
Units/ Hours: 30

In this course, CICE students will reflect on their work experience in a supportive environment, and continue to develop their skills inventory. Students will discuss their experiences during their cooperative education placement, with the purpose of integrating their functional numeracy and literacy within the context of the workplace. Students will have a space to discuss challenges at placement and share their learning with their peers. This seminar will also provide learners with the opportunity to assess the progress of their service learning project.

Co-Requisites
CICE 14
Units/ Hours: 15

This learning experience will create the opportunities for learners in the CICE program to come together with learners in other programs as well as community partners and participate in on going initiatives that support full and inclusive participation in not only the College community but the expanded Peterborough community as well.

CICE 5
Units/ Hours: 60

In this course students will continue to develop the essential skills required for work, life and learning. Individual assessment and learning plans created in semester two will inform the learning plan and goal path direction for semester three.

Pre-Requisites
CICE 13
Units/ Hours: 30

In this course students will acquire workplace health and safety certification including First Aid and WHMIS. The attainment of these certifications is a significant benefit to CICE students as it is a legislated requirement in most work places.

Units/ Hours: 45

All graduates of diploma programs require general education credits. These courses allow you to explore issues of societal concern by looking at the history, theory and contemporary applications of those issues.

Your program has designated some required general education courses. In addition, you have the opportunity to choose from a list of electives each semester.

Many of these courses and some other general education courses are also available through evening classes, by distance education, or on-line. See our Part-Time Studies Calendar for these opportunities.

You may already possess general education equivalencies from other colleges or universities. Please see the General Education Co-ordinators at the Peterborough and Lindsay locations for possible exemptions.

Electives

Choose 1 of:

BUSN 27
Units/ Hours: 45

Set yourself apart from the crowd. This course builds on students' existing knowledge of job search techniques. It focuses on the preparation of a personal resume, cover letter and career portfolio relevant to their field of study. Emphasis will be placed on interview and presentation skills appropriate for the workplace. Participants will complete this course confident in their ability to match their skills to the demands of the workplace.

FLPL 204
Units/ Hours: 75

This course is designed for students to put their theoretical learning into practice at the various venues in Fleming's internal food service operations. Learners will have the opportunity to observe, learn and apply skills demonstrated by experienced culinary and/or hospitality staff and mentors in real-life work settings.

HLTH 275
Units/ Hours: 45

Health and Wellbeing I is the first of three courses which will introduce students to the concepts of providing care, health promotion and prevention of illness for self and others. This course introduces students to the relationship of health and wellness in supporting people with developmental disabilities. This course introduces students to the various body systems and some of the disorders associated with each. Students will gain an appreciation for the interaction of the mind, body and spirit. Topics include: active living, nutrition, sexuality, social relations and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Students must be enrolled in FLPL162 to be eligible for program electives.

Semester 4

FLPL 163
Units/ Hours: 180

Expectations will be at an advanced level in this final cooperative education placement. Students will be interviewed by the Program Coordinator or his or her designate and an employer where possible. The student will be expected to continue to practice good work habits and interpersonal skills and improved workplace skills commensurate with their level of skill and ability. Specific learning outcomes will be developed at the onset of the field placement. Students will be assessed on an ongoing basis with a final evaluation at the semester's end.

Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
FLPL 166
Units/ Hours: 30

In this course, learners will have the opportunity to explore less supported employment and academic experiences. The CICE students will continue to reflect on their work experience in a supportive environment, and continue to evolve their skills inventory. Students will continue to discuss their experiences in their cooperative education placement with the purpose of integrating their functional numeracy and literacy within the context of the workplace. Students will have a space to discuss challenges at their placement, share their learning with their peers, and consider future opportunities and experiences.

Co-Requisites
CICE 15
Units/ Hours: 15

This learning experience will create the opportunities for learners in the CICE program to come together with learners in other programs as well as community partners and participate in on going initiatives that support full and inclusive participation in not only the College community but the expanded Peterborough community as well.

CICE 6
Units/ Hours: 60

In this course students will continue to develop the essential skills required for work, life and learning. Individual assessment and learning plans created in semester three will inform the learning plan and goal path direction for semester four.

Pre-Requisites
CICE 8
Units/ Hours: 30

This course will establish a bridge for both community connections and supports beyond College, in order to build the foundation for learners developing and choosing their personal, work and learning pathway. These paths will be informed by an ongoing combination of self and CICE team facilitated assessments of abilities and interests that may then lead to further independence, volunteer opportunities, employment, pre-apprenticeship or further post-secondary studies.

Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
Electives

Choose 1 of:

SOCI 233
Units/ Hours: 45

Human development across the lifespan will be studied by exploring the interrelationship between biological, psychological and sociocultural influences from conception to end of life. Upon completion of the course, learners will have an understanding of individual development, in addition to the impact of lifespan development on families and communities. Learners will have the opportunity to follow an individual's development throughout the lifespan, using a variety of biopsychosocial factors.

APST 107
Units/ Hours: 135

In this course, learners will apply the supervisory and managerial skills that have been developed in previous Foodservice Operation courses. Experienced culinary and hospitability professionals will lead this team-based applied project. Tasks and responsibilities will include designing, organizing, and managing the operation of various outlets in the Fleming College brand. Evaluation of Back of the House and Front of the House day to day operations will help the learner to develop a holistic view of managing a dynamic culinary operation.

Pre-Requisites
BUSN 20
Units/ Hours: 45

This course is designed to give students an understanding of the functions of business operations. Students develop an understanding of the important factors and some of the analytical tools that can be used to improve productivity and customer service. Emphasis is placed on the cost benefit relationship.