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Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 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: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC N.Hall               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10004 
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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: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10325 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TTh       06:00PM-10:15PM LEC L.Watkins            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10581 
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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: Six Week - Second, Jun 23-Aug 01
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10139 
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MTWTh     03:15PM-04:35PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10139 Textbook
Note: Lecture begins June 23, 2014 and will be MW 2-5pm for the first 2 weeks and then M-TH 3:15-4:35pm for the next 4 weeks. Students must bring verification of prerequisites and TB clearance on Monday, June 23, 2014.

MTWTh     07:30AM-03:00PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Note: Lab begins July 7, 2014. All labs will be assigned to the ARC Child Development Center.


ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 and ENGWR 102
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares early childhood educators and others working with young children to recognize, understand, and enhance the emergent language and literacy experiences and skills of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy practices improves early childhood educators' ability to support young children in the early years (birth to five years) to build a strong foundation for learning to read and write in the primary grades. Topics include an overview of the teachers' role in developing appropriate language and literacy experiences for young children, including ways to support the child learning English as a second language.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
MW        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC D.Hewitt             ARC MAIN CDC 350         11403 
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ECE 420    Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better; and either ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with grades of "C" or better; Or, BA in Child Development or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Advisory: ECE 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. It covers program types, budgets, management, regulations, laws, and the development and implementation of policies and procedures. It also examines various administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to open, organize, and operate an early care and education program.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TTh       06:00PM-10:15PM LEC M.Salluzzo           ARC MAIN CDC 350         10183 
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Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014

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