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Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: July 2, 2015

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 - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TTh       09:00AM-01:15PM LEC D.Hewitt             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 - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC J.Mulhern            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10285 
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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 08-Jul 17
TTh       06:00PM-10:15PM LEC L.Watkins            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10343 
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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: Eight Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 31
MW        01:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10123 
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MTWTh     08:00AM-11:10AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Note: Lab placements will be assigned on the first day of lab, Monday, June 8, 2015. Students must bring verification of prerequisites and proof of TB clearance on June 8, 2015. All labs will be assigned to the ARC Child Development Center.


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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
TTh       06:00PM-10:15PM LEC N.Hall               ARC MAIN CDC 350         11641 
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ECE 363    Music and Movement with Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the use of music and movement with children from infancy to age eight in group settings. Theoretical perspectives are reviewed and blended with practical applications that the teacher of young children can use to form a classroom community of learners, manage classroom behavior, and facilitate transitions. Topics include developing music and movement experience plans and creating musical instruments from inexpensive, readily available materials. It also explores music and movement as ways to involve children with cultural diversity and traditions.

Schedule: Six Week - Second, Jun 22-Jul 31
MW        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11471 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 08-Jul 17
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC M.Salluzzo           ARC MAIN CDC 350         11472 
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Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: July 2, 2015

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