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MECH-101 (and possibly others)
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in MECH classes taught by this instructor. Access to the sites
are not required as all necessary information will be supplied or
presented in class or by request and the site's existence is not meant
as a substitute for attending class sessions. Students with
accessibility issues should contact
the instructor within the first two weeks of the semester. The
sites are not intended to counsel students about the Sierra College
Mechatronics Program or their education and are not intended to promote
or advise on any educational or vocational pathway.
- This site and
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Those under the age of thirteen should exit this site immediately
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any where they choose.
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(cf. Board and Administrative Policy 3720). E-mail content
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either direct, indirect, compensatory, actual, punitive, special,
incidental, expectancy, exemplary or consequential that may arise
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use of students currently and officially enrolled in the Sierra College
classes for which the material is intended.
and classroom "hands on" activities are not homework. They
are intended to be constructed and analyzed in the classroom under
appropriate supervision using necessary safety equipment. Students
who attempt labs elsewhere, for whatever reason, do so at their own
risk. The warnings, cautions and instructions outlined in lab
and hands-on exercises and listed in safety requirements pages cannot
cover all the possible conditions and situations that may occur when
dealing with electrical and/or electronic equipment and fabrication
tools. Common sense, caution and respect for potential danger
and safety precautions are among the factors that cannot be supplied
by the instruction or by written materials and must be provided by
each student. Student/teacher projects depicted on this site
may not be tested, may not function as described and the designs should
not be copied.
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on opinion; therefore, the language may be more explicit, reader discretion
is advised and the information should be validated and used at your
(SLOs) listed on the website are copied
for student convenience from the list of official SLO information.
As it is possible that these may change, the official
college website should always be consulted for the current, official
and dates (e.g., due dates and deadlines), when automatically
updated on the sites, may depend on the accuracy of the calendar/clock
of the visitor's computer.
in any supplemental credit activity (substitute
credit, extra credit) that occurs at a different school
location and/or a time that differs from the usual class period is
undertaken at the student's own discretion and risk, is completely
voluntary and optional and will always have an equivalent alternative
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implied. The use of photos of student projects is by permission
and all rights are reserved by the project builder. Trademarks
and servicemarks are also used for nonprofit educational purposes
to the benefit of their respective owners.
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much force and importance, as though that information actually is
written on the page
where the link appears.
- Although SierraCollegeMechatronics
and MECH-101 (and others) may be
associated with classes taught at Sierra College, they are privately
funded and may be discontinued, interrupted, delayed or may change
at any time without notice. These are not official
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material on the site or the material available for download.
policies outlined on these sites may be superseded by the official
College Catalog or other official school sources.
- These websites
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of contingent faculty. He is a temporary, part-time
instructor who has no reasonable expectation of rehire. Even
though his name may be on the schedule, there is no guarantee that
he will be employed to teach classes. It is always possible
that a full-time instructor could take the assignments, the classes
canceled or the contingent instructor be dismissed or resign, in which
case the site's materials and information may no longer apply and
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