Fall 2013 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. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Duerr              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A204 11936 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         10009 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         18942 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10008 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Brown-Wood         ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10007 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Carter             ARC MAIN CDC 350         12816 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Hathaway           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 12367 Textbook


ECE 305    Introduction to Family Child Care    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an orientation to family child care. It includes state and local regulations, issues of health and safety, curriculum, behavior guidance, and business management of child care programs operating in the provider's home.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC T.Stevens            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        18943 
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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: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
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        10640 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11899 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC N.Hall               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 11689 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12817 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            ARC MAIN Online          18944 Textbook
NOTE: 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, 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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         11080 
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M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        18945 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10014 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10015 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Watkins            ARC MAIN CDC 350         12488 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Mulhern            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A202 11406 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 24-Dec 19
W         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10259 
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W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10260 Textbook
T         06:15PM-08:20PM LEC C.Chesbro            Off Campus Natomas N203  12374 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 21 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 C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12630

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12605

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12606

MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12604

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12607

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12608

MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12506

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12507

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12609

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12610

TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13075

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12611

TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12508

TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12612

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13076
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.


MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12509
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.


TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12510
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: 13077
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at the orientation.


Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13078

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.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13166

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.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13080

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.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB C.Chesbro             TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13167

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 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 24-Dec 19
T         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         12376 
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T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         12377 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, August 21 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: 12378

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12466

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12379

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12380

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12381

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

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12383

TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12384

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12385
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: 12386
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: 12387
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: 12388
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: 12838

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.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12839

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.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12840

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.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12841

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 24-Dec 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11591 
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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. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Jeske              Off Campus Natomas N203  13168 
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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 24-Dec 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 701        13074 
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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 24-Dec 19
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.White              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10587 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10588 Textbook


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 24-Dec 19
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Edwinson           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A205 13169 
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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 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12070 
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MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Klier              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325       


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 24-Oct 17
TTh       12:30PM-03:40PM LEC J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11944 
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Class meets September 24, 26, October 1, 3, 8, 10, 15 & 17, 2013.


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 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Arts & Sci 103  10010 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          11766 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 advanced course covers administration and coordination of multi-faceted child development programs. The course emphasizes 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 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11979 
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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. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10016 
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M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         11803 Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        18963 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Amrhein            Off Campus Natomas N203  11400 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN Online          18964 Textbook
NOTE: For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online.


ECE 495    Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Chow                TBA TBA                 20204 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013