Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ECE 107    Nutrition Basics for the Childcare Provider-Basic Nutritional Needs of Children 0-5    1 Unit

Same As: NUTRI 107
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102, ENGWR 103, or ESLW 320; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course examines scientific information on the basic nutritional needs of children 0-5 years of age. Topics include macronutrient and micronutrient functions, dietary requirements, and growth and activity patterns in infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. It is designed to satisfy continuing education requirements for childcare providers advancing toward a Master Teacher Certificate. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 107.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 06-Dec 04
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        16830 
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Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        16830 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        16830 Textbook


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.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Carter             Natomas Inderkum C223    16152 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10022 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10020 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10018 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Chesbro            Natomas Rm N203          30863 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        18044 Textbook


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
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.
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 environment. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10032 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10034 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10036 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11674 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Natomas Inderkum A104    15982 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Watkins            Natomas Inderkum A104    15104 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Chesbro            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        14970 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN D 112           11688 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10040 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 23    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            ARC MAIN Online          30184 Textbook
For further 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 or ENGWR 103, and ENGRD 116; or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320;or placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         13118 
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T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10042 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Cervantes          Natomas Rm N203          14088 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10044 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
W         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10698 
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W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10702 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Jones              Natomas Inderkum C223    30931 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 18 06:30PM-08:00PM On Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.


TBA       TBA             LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 31512

NOTE: Students enrolled in this lab section, 31512 MUST request lab days and times at mandatory orientation.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30920

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30921

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30922

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30923

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30925

MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30926

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30927

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 31465

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30928

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30929

TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30930

TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30932

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30933

NOTE: Only sign up for 30933 IF you are requesting on campus and all other lab slots for on-campus are full.

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30939
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30940
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30941
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30942
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.
Community Placement

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30945
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30946
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30947
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30948
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30949
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 orientation.

TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 31080
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 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         30950 
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T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         30951 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 18 06:30PM-08:00PM on Main Campus CDC 350
All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.


ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30952

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30953

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30954

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30955

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30956

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30957

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30958

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30959

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 31466

NOTE: Only sign up for 31466 IF you are requesting on campus and all other lab slots for on-campus are full.

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30960
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30961
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30962
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30963
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30964
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 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 21-Dec 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        14796 
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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; OR placement through assessment process.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              Natomas Inderkum A104    30192 
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ECE 331    Education and Care of Infants in Group Settings    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies current research in infant development to the teaching and care of infants in group settings. Emphasis is on early childhood education principles and practices when applied to the care and education of infants from birth to 36 months of age. It includes strategies for designing, implementing, and evaluating group care programs for infants.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         11536 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Hewitt             ARC MAIN HeEd 700        11538 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN Online          16390 Textbook
For further 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 21-Dec 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         30135 
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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: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         15958 
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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: Students are required to show proof of TB clearance and complete a fingerprint clearance through the cooperating school district before they can attend the school site for field work.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a career exploration course with early field experience for students considering the field of kindergarten through eighth grade teaching. It includes a supervised field placement in a local elementary school in addition to on-site class meetings. It fulfills one of the early field experiences for the CSUS liberal studies major. Course content includes the profession and culture of teaching, observation skills, communication skills, diversity, and social issues. Students' field experience integrates and applies the course content. Students complete a service learning project at participating school sites. Before field placement, students must show proof of TB clearance and be fingerprinted through the cooperating school district. Not open to students who have completed ENGED 324.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN Rm 483          17232 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Klier               TBA TBA                 17232 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Rm 483            
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Klier               TBA TBA                   


ECE 358    Activities for the School-Age Child (Six to Fourteen Years)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on design, implementation and evaluation of developmentally appropriate activities for the school age child (K-8). Curriculum areas include games, construction, art, music and movement, science and nature, and drama. It explores other topics including cooperative program planning, environments, guidance techniques and the importance of positive interpersonal relationships between the adults and the children in the program.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Williams           Natomas Inderkum A118    30864 
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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: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        15368 
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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. ECE 410 and this course fulfill Title 22 (California Department of Social Services) Health and Safety requirements for staff. ECE 414/HEED 311 may be taken four times.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 09-Oct 30
Sa        09:00AM-04:05PM LEC T.Yasuda             ARC MAIN Portable 614    13218 
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Class meets October 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 29-Nov 19
F         09:00AM-04:05PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN Portable 614    16184 Textbook
Class meets October 29, November 5, 12 and 19.


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; OR placement through assessment process.
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 identification of nutrients in foods as they affect a child's physical and mental development and standards for the maintenance of optimal health, safety, and nutrition status of children at home and in group care. Projects relating to children's nutrition, health, and safety are required as part of the course. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Rm 480          10028 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Schultz            Natomas Inderkum A118    16146 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          15364 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


ECE 420    Administration of Child Development Centers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better; or, one year of teaching experience documented with verification of experience form.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in the elements of program planning, budgeting, supervision and personnel administration for schools and private child development centers serving children and families. This course satisfies the administration requirement of the California Title 22 Health and Safety Code, and satisfies three of the six units of the administration requirement of the Title 5 Education Code and the California Commission for Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Hathaway           ARC MAIN CDC 350         10026 
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ECE 422    Advanced Coordination and Supervision of Child Development Programs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 420 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an advanced course in administration and coordination of multi-faceted child development programs. The emphasis of the course is on publicly-funded programs and personnel management. It meets the requirements of the Education Code under Title 5 and the Commission for Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        16328 
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ECE 424    Adult Supervision: Mentoring in a Collaborative Learning Setting    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers principles and strategies for teachers who supervise the work of other teachers in early childhood education. Emphasis is on the role of the mentor teacher working collaboratively to guide a teaching team within a classroom setting. This course satisfies the adult supervision requirement for the Master Teacher Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Nov 10
W         06:30PM-09:20PM LEC J.White              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        10050 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10046 
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M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         15582 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Hewitt             Natomas Rm N203          14072 Textbook

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010