Practices that Promote Equity in Basic Skills in California Community Colleges



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Appendix H: Startling Statements


  1. In 2007, _____% of mechanical engineers were women.

  2. In 2007, _____% of environmental scientists and geoscientists were men.

  3. Women represent _____% of computer software engineers in 2007.

  4. In 2007, _____% of women age 16 and over were working or looking for work.

  5. Women comprised _____% of the total U.S. labor force in 2007.

  6. In 1960, women made up less than 3% of all scientists, by 2003 women constituted nearly _____% of all scientists.

  7. In 2005, 42.8% of all Asian/Pacific Islander high school students have taken biology, chemistry and physics while _____% of Hispanic students have taken biology, chemistry and physics.

  8. Network systems and data communications analysts are expected to have the largest percentage employment change from 2006 to 2016 of ____%.

  9. Registered nurses are expected to have the largest numeric employment change between 2006 and 2016 increasing the number by _____,000.

  10. In 1975, 47.4% of women with children under age 18 were in the civilian labor force. In 2006, _____% of women with children under age 18 were in the civilian labor force.

  11. In 1975, 34.3% of women with children under age 3 were in the civilian labor force. In 2006, _____% of women with children under age 3 were in the civilian labor force.

  12. In 2004, _____% of Hispanic men, 25-54 years and over were in the civilian labor force and employed.

  13. In 2004, _____% of black men, 25-54 years and over were in the civilian labor force and employed.

  14. In 2004, _____% of white men, 25-54 years and over were in the civilian labor force and employed.

  15. In 2005, women workers, who worked full-time year round earned _____ cents for each dollar earned by men.

  16. In 1987, 17.8% of families in which both wives and husbands were employed, the wife earned more than their husband. In 2005, _____% of wives earned more than their husbands.

  17. In 1970, wives contributed 26.6% to family income. In 2005, wives contributed _____% to family income.

  18. In 2007, the median weekly earnings for men as engineering technicians was $958 while women engineering technicians median weekly earnings was $_____.

  19. In 2007, the median weekly earnings for women as registered nurses was $976 while male registered nurses median weekly earnings was $_____.

  20. In 2007, the median weekly earnings of men employed in life, physical, and social science occupations was $1151 while women employed in these same occupations median weekly earnings was $_____.

ANSWERS



  1. 7.3% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat11.pdf)

  2. 70.1% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat11.pdf)

  3. 20.8% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat11.pdf)

  4. 59.3% (www.dol.gov/wb/stats/main.htm)

  5. 46% (www.dol.gov/wb/stats/main.htm)

  6. 20% (http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d04639.pdf)

  7. 18.9% (http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d07/tables_2.asp) Table 142

  8. 53.4% (www.bls.gov/emp/optd/home.htm) Table I-5

  9. 587 (www.bls.gov/emp/optd/home.htm) Table I-5

  10. 70.6% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table7-2007.pdf)

  11. 59.9% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table7-2007.pdf)

  12. 88.9% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table3-2007.pdf)

  13. 77.1% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table3-2007.pdf)

  14. 88.8% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table3-2007.pdf)

  15. 15. 78 cents (http://www.pay-equity.org/info-time.html)

  16. 16. 25.5% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table25-2007.pdf)

  17. 17. 35.1% (http://www.bls.gov/cps/wlf-table24-2005.pdf)

  18. 18. $781 (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat39.pdf)

  19. 19. $1098 (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat39.pdf)

  20. 20. $939 (http://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat39.pdf)


http://www.ntcc.edu/professionaldevelopment/StartlingStatements.pdf

Appendix I: El Camino College Project Success Program Details


A variety of support services are provided to students in Project Success. These programs include academic counseling, pre–registration workshops, mentoring, cultural and university field trips, book loans, scholarships, and Learning Communities.

Required Courses for the Fall Semester - FIRST YEAR

Human Development 10 – Strategies for Success in College


This course is designed to provide Project Success student with the knowledge, skills and personal/interpersonal awareness necessary for success in college.

Library Information Science 1 - Introduction to Library Skills


This course will enable students to utilize libraries effectively. Students will become familiar with the history and organization of libraries and the different types of print and electronic reference sources that they contain.

Required Courses for the Spring Semester - FIRST YEAR

Human Development 5 - Career Planning


This course will provide students with career planning techniques. Emphasis will be placed on selecting a career based on self examination of interests, personality and values.

Psychology 10 - African American Psychology


This course is an introduction to scientific study of African Americans. It emphasizes the psychological issues related to the African American experience in America.

 Required Courses for the Fall Semester - SECOND YEAR

History 12A - Introduction to African History: Prehistory to 1885
This course is a survey of Africa from human evolution to the eve of colonial rule.  Emphasis will be given to the political, economic, and social development of the African continent.  Topics to be analyzed include African trade relations with Europe and the world, the influences of Christianity and Islam in Africa, the Transatlantic slave trade, African Diaspora, and early European incursions.

 Required Courses for the Spring Semester - SECOND YEAR

Art 9 - History of African Art
This course is an introductory survey of African art in relation to its historical and cultural contexts.  It focuses on specific groups and regions with an emphasis on sub-Sahara West and Central Africa, stressing the different roles of the visual arts within each culture.

From the Project Success Website http://www.elcamino.edu/studentservices/co/projectsuccess.asp

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