Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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 15-Dec 09
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Hathaway           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A207 15098 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10018 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10016 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Volk               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10016 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10014 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Carter             Off Campus Natomas N203  16308 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        29982 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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10024 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10026 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10028 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11498 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 14994 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Ward               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 14348 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Bell               ARC MAIN HeEd 700        29983 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 101  10030 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 29208 Textbook
Mandatory face-to-face Orientation:    Tuesday, August 16, 2011    07:00PM-08:30PM at Natomas Offcampus Center in N103
This class meets entirely online. 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; with a grade of "C" or better.
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 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Chesbro            ARC MAIN CDC 350         12698 
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T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10032 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC R.Knight             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10032 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC A.Cervantes          Off Campus Natomas N203  13520 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Stevens            Off Campus Natomas N203  13520 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10034 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Watkins            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        28400 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 20-Dec 15
W         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10610 
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W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10612 Textbook
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Kress              Off Campus Natomas N203  16338 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 17 06:30PM-08:00PM On Main Campus - CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.


ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29098

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29099

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29100

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29101

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29102

MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29103

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29104

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29105

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29106

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29107

TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29108

TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29109

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 29209

NOTE: Only sign up for LAB, 29209, IF you are requesting an on-campus placement and all other on-campus labs are full.

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom..

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 28491
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 28492
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Kress               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 28493
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: 28494
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: 28496
Students requesting this LAB must have a worksite that meets the established criteria and must be approved by the instructor. More information will be provided at the mandatory 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 20-Dec 15
T         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         16344 
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T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         16346 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 17 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 L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16348

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16350

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16352

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16354

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16356

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16358

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16360

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16362

TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16842

NOTE: Only sign up for 16842 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: 16364
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: 16366
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: 16368
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16370
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.


Worksite Placement
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16372
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.

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
NOTE: This section is for students who have been approved by ECE faculty for a worksite that meets the established criteria. Worksite students must work a total of 20 hours per week in the same classroom.

ThF       11:00AM-02:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30301


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 20-Dec 15
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        14100 
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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.
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 20-Dec 15
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         29110 
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ECE 330    Infant Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of infant development, from conception to 36 months of age. It provides a review of research findings related to infancy and implications for infant care.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Johnston           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A116 28454 
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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 20-Dec 15
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN CDC 350         11366 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN CDC 350         11368 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN Online          15254 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 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        15844 
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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 20-Dec 15
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         14980 
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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 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     15474 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303       


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 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN HeEd 716        16310 
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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 04-Oct 20
TTh       01:30PM-05:45PM LEC J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       15114 
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Class meets October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, and 20, 2011.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Science 480     10022 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          14558 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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 20-Dec 15
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        15206 
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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 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10036 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Volk               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10036 Textbook
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         14722 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Cervantes          Off Campus Natomas N203  13506 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Stevens            Off Campus Natomas N203  13506 Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011