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Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: October 16, 2014

Early Childhood Education (ECE)


ECE 300    Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to early childhood education, including an overview of the history of the field, evolution of professional practices and ethics, educational principles that support child development from birth through the school-age years, and teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children's behavior. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Chow               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 11734 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN CDC 350         10009 Textbook
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.White              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10008 Textbook
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC C.Chesbro            ARC MAIN CDC 350         10007 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Carter             ARC MAIN CDC 350         12364 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Mulhern            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 12019 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN Online          12844 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development, with attention to both typical as well as atypical development in each area, are discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the interaction of maturational and environmental factors. This material is designed as a foundation for early care and education, teaching, and parenting. This course is not open to students who have completed PSYC 372. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10011 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10012 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10013 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10611 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11701 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Mulhern            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11517 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12365 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Salluzzo           ARC MAIN Online          12846 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 314    The Child, the Family and the Community    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the child's development within the family and within the community. The focus is on the impact of parenting style, marriage and transitions within the family, culture, school, and the media on the child's development. This course offers the opportunity to research and review the diverse community resources available to support the child and the family. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10999 
Textbook
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC T.Stevens            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        12847 Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC T.Stevens            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10014 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10015 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Hall               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11287 Textbook


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and either ECE 312 or PSYCH 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Current tuberculosis clearance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides supervised experience working with children in an early childhood setting. Topics include principles of curriculum development, classroom design, and child guidance, with opportunity to apply these key teaching principles in practical situations. (C-ID ECE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         01:00PM-02:50PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         10246 
Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 320 LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.

W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10247 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 320 LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.

Th        06:00PM-07:50PM LEC M.Jones              Off Campus Natomas N203  18713 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 320 LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12206

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19394

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12205

ARC Child Development Center
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19395

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19396

ARC Child Development Center
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12122

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12210

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19397

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12124

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19398

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12521

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12213

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12520
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.


Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12125
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.


Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12126
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.


Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12566
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.


Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12522

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12565

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite which meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12523

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB J.Delapp              TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 19351

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite that meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Current Tuberculosis clearance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced course provides supervised experience as a teacher in an early childhood education program. It is aimed at leadership in the areas of developing environments for learning, child observation and assessment, documentation of children's work, behavior guidance, group management, collaborative teaching, building relationships with families, and effective preparation and implementation of curriculum. (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         12029 
Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the ECE 321 LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 06:30PM-08:00PM ARC Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12030

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12100

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12031

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12032

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12033

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12034

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12035

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12036

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12037
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12038
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12039
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12040
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.


Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12382

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite which meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12383

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite which meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12384

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite which meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12385

NOTE: Students should enroll in the worksite lab section that best matches their work hours. Students enrolling for this LAB must have their own worksite which meets established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the orientation.


ECE 325    Guidance and Discipline for Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on early childhood guidance and discipline through examination of theories, research, and practical application for teachers in early childhood classrooms and parents at home. Developmental stages of children's behavior, positive discipline techniques, and teaching social emotional skills are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11434 
Textbook


ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies critical and reflective thinking to observation and assessment of young children's development. It prepares teachers of young children to use observation, documentation, and interpretation strategies to improve program quality in early childhood settings. Multiple forms of child assessment and early childhood program assessment are explored. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         18706 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Jeske              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 12567 Textbook


ECE 330    Infant and Toddler Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a study of infants and toddlers from pre-conception to age three including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. It applies theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. Additionally, it emphasizes the role of family and relationships in development.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Duerr              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        12518 
Textbook


ECE 331    Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. It examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children birth to 36 months.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10561 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN Online          10562 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 342    Constructive Math and Science in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introduction to the constructivist approach to teaching pre-math and science in early childhood education. The content and teaching techniques support the perspective that children construct knowledge through a dynamic, interactive process that facilitates their development of working theories related to math and science. Topics include an overview of the role of the teacher in developing appropriate experiences for children and a review of current standards and guidelines.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Edwinson           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 12568 
Textbook


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Same As: ENGED 324
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 or PSYC 372
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Before students can attend the school site for field work, they are required to show proof of TB clearance. They may also need to complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district, if the district requires it.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. This course is not open to students who have completed ENGED 324.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     11843 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       


ECE 356    Programs for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for before- and after-school care of school-age children (K-8). Emphasis is on developmental levels, age-appropriate activities, and day-to-day program operations.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Williams           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 19212 
Textbook


ECE 414    CPR and Pediatric First Aid    1.5 Units

Same As: HEED 311
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course covers emergency life saving and first aid techniques involving infants and children. Respiratory distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, choking, and other pediatric emergencies are addressed. CPR for adults is another major component of the course. The California Child Care first aid certificate examination, the Adult CPR, and the Infant and Child CPR examination are included. This course fulfills Title 22 (California Department of Social Services) Health and Safety requirements for staff. This course is not open to students who have completed HEED 311.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 09-Oct 02
TTh       12:30PM-03:40PM LEC J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11741 
Textbook
Class meets September 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 & October 2, 2014.


ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: NUTRI 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines basic nutrition, health, and safety needs of children from the prenatal period through school age. Topics include introduction to early childhood curriculum, laws, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to child health, safety, and nutrition. Course emphasis is placed on integrating and maintaining the optimal health, safety, and nutritional concepts in everyday planning and program development for all children, along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 320. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 103  10010 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          11582 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 422    Administration II: Personnel and Leadership in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers effective strategies for personnel management and leadership in early care and education settings. It includes legal and ethical responsibilities, supervision techniques, professional development, and reflective practices for a diverse and inclusive early care and education program.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 700        11761 
Textbook


ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the development of social identities in diverse societies, including theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, early childhood programs, and teaching practices. Various classroom strategies are explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. It also includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media, and schooling. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10016 
Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         11616 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        12848 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Amrhein            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A118 11281 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN Online          12849 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: October 16, 2014

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