Classes

Fall 2020

Section 1239 of CEST51
Civil Drafting Technology -- : Aug 21 - Dec 11 2020
Course will utilize Zoom for all instruction. Students are required to have a suitable computer, reliable internet access, a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities, and the ability to print and scan 8-1/2" x 11" sheets of paper (clear and legible digital photos may be an acceptable alternative to scanning). SRJC does have a first-come-first-served laptop loaner program through SRJC Student Services. Cell phones and the majority of tablets are not suitable for this course. Computers must be capable of running AutoCAD Civil 3D 2021 (the minimum system requirements can be found here), a web browser, Zoom, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat. Please note that Civil 3D will not run on a Mac OS. Active synchronous visible participation and attendance are required for the entire duration of all lectures and online labs. Further details will be provided in the course syllabus when available and during the first class meeting.

Spring 2020

Section 5664 of CEST85
CADD for Civil, Surveying and Land Development -- : Jan 17 - May 15 2020

Schedule

SYLLABUS:

Click HERE to view the CEST 51 course syllabus for the Fall 2020 semester

Click HERE to view the CEST 85 course syllabus for the Spring 2020 semester

CLASS HOURS:

Section Days Hours Location Room Units Begin/End Dates Final Exam Date
1239 F 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Online Only (via Zoom) N/A 3.00 8/21/20 - 12/11/20 12/18/2020
5664 F 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Santa Rosa Campus & Online Kunde 111 3.00 1/17/20 - 5/15/20 5/22/2020

OFFICE HOURS:

Fridays, 4:30 pm - 4:50 pm, ONLINE ONLY via "Zoom".

I can also be available by email or phone. I usually respond to emails same day, unless I am working in the field or traveling. I will return phone calls as soon as I am able to, however please do not text me - I will not respond.

Education

Associate's Degree in Environmental Design & Design Drafting, 1988; Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA

2-Year Certificate of Achievement in Civil & Surveying Technology with an emphasis on Land Surveying, 2011; Santa Rosa Junior College

CERTIFICATIONS:

Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT), Certificate # LST 8319; May 2012

Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD Civil 3D for Infrastructure Design

Academic Experience: 

I have been an Adjunct Instructor for the Engineering & Applied Technology Department here at SRJC since January 2016. I currently teach CEST 85 and CEST 51. Please review the course outlines below for detailed course information.

Bio

Work and Consulting Experience: 

I am currently working full-time as a Transportation Surveyor with California's Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Preliminary Investigations branch based in Sacramento. I travel throughout the state, surveying California's bridge foundations and waterways (hydrographic and bathymetric surveys). I have more than 30 years of combined experience in both private and public sectors - utilizing hand drafting, AutoCAD, Land Desktop, and Civil 3D in both the civil engineering, land surveying, and mechanical engineering fields.

Go to www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-looper for more detailed work experience.

 

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Developing company-specific CAD Standards and Civil 3D Styles, and eventually pursuing my PLS license.

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

California Land Surveyor's Association (CLSA), Sonoma County Chapter

Info

Presentations and Publications: 

From the MAY 2020 edition of Point of Beginning magazine...

Point & Shoot

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CEST 51 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

CEST 85 Course Outline as of Spring 2017

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!! PLEASE READ !!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and campus closure, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, CEST 51 is ONLINE ONLY and will utilize "Zoom" for all instruction. Students are required to have a suitable computer, reliable internet access, a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities, and the ability to print and scan 8-1/2" x 11" sheets of paper (clear and legible digital photos may be an acceptable alternative to scanning). SRJC does have a first-come-first-served laptop loaner program through SRJC Student Services. Cell phones and the majority of tablets are not suitable for this course. Computers must be capable of running AutoCAD Civil 3D 2021 (the minimum system requirements can be found here), a web browser, Zoom, Microsoft Word, and Adobe Acrobat. Please note that Civil 3D will not run on a Mac OS. Active synchronous visible participation and attendance are required for the entire duration of all lectures and online labs. Further details will be provided in the course syllabus when available and during the first class meeting.

Links

SRJC Civil Engineering, Surveying & Geospatial Technology (CESGT) Program: https://appliedtechnology.santarosa.edu/civil-engineering-surveying-geospatial-technology-cesgt-program

SRJC Civil Engineering Program: https://appliedtechnology.santarosa.edu/civil-engineering-technology

SRJC Surveying Technology Program: https://appliedtechnology.santarosa.edu/surveying-technology

Student Rights and Responsibilities: https://studentlife.santarosa.edu/rights-and-responsibilities

Academic Integrity: https://rightsresponsibilities.santarosa.edu/academic-integrity

Student Conduct Expectations: https://student-conduct.santarosa.edu/

Disability Resources: https://drd.santarosa.edu/

California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA): http://californiasurveyors.org/

CLSA Sonoma County Chapter: https://www.sonomacountyclsa.org/