Fall 2021

Section 1239 of CEST51
Civil Drafting Technology -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2021
This 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 (at the instructor’s discretion, 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 https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/civil-3d/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-Autodesk-Civil-3D-2021.html), 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 2021

Section 5520 of SURV53
Route Surveying & Design -- : Jan 22 - May 15 2021
This class requires physical attendance in the lab in order to achieve learning objectives. The course will utilize Zoom for instruction. Field Labs will be face-to-face and will practice strict social distancing, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and adherence to strict class protocols. Students are required to have a suitable computer, reliable internet access, and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities. SRJC does have a first-come-first-served laptop loaner program through SRJC Student Services. Cell phones and the majority of tablets will not suffice. Computers must be capable of running a web browser, Zoom, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google Earth. Active synchronous visible participation and attendance are required for the entire duration of all lectures and any non-field, online labs. Further details will be provided in the course syllabus when available and during the first class meeting.

No office hours

SYLLABUS:

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

CLASS HOURS:

SectionDaysHoursLocationRoomUnitsBegin/End DatesFinal Exam Date
1239T-Th6:00 pm - 8:30 pmOnline Only (via Zoom)N/A3.008/17/21 - 12/9/2112/16/2021
5664F5:00 pm - 10:00 pmTBD 3.001/21/22 - 5/20/22TBD

OFFICE HOURS:

T-Th, 8:30 pm - 9:00 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. I will return phone calls as soon as I am able to, however please do not text me - I will not respond.

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:

Professional Land Surveyor; License No. 9621

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.

Work and Consulting Experience

I am currently working full-time as a Transportation Surveyor for Caltrans Field Surveys in Santa Cruz.

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 Involvement and Community Service
Presentations and Publications

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

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