Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ECE 108    Nutrition Basics for the Childcare Provider - Diet, Health, & Physical Activity 0-5 years    1 Unit

Prerequisite: ECE 107 or NUTRI 107 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides scientific information on the relationship between diet, physical activity, and health of children 0-5 years of age. Topics include health implications of dietary deficiencies and excesses, childhood obesity, and physical activity. It is designed to satisfy continuing education requirements for childcare providers advancing toward the Master Teacher Certificate. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 108.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-Mar 19
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17112 
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Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17112 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17112 Textbook


ECE 109    Nutrition Basics for the Childcare Provider - Healthy Foods and Meal Planning    1 Unit

Same As: NUTRI 109
Prerequisite: ECE 108 or NUTRI 108 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides practical information for planning healthy meals and diets for children 0-5 years of age. Its focus is on: creative ways to incorporate fruits and vegetables; how to address neophobia; teaching opportunities at meal and snack time; the importance of a balanced diet; meal and snack planning. It is designed to satisfy continuing education requirements for childcare providers advancing toward the Master Teacher Certificate. This course is not open to students who have taken NUTRI 109.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 16-May 14
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17116 
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Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17116 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC R.Brock              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        17116 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: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         10014 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         30040 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10012 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10010 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Cervantes          Off Campus Natomas N203  15318 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Carter             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10016 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        15134 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10022 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10024 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10026 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11424 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 15336 Textbook
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18,    7:45pm-8:30pm    Rm N101- Natomas Educational Center
Orientation for this section is mandatory. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Kress              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A201 15330 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Stein              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10030 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Bell               ARC MAIN HeEd 700        11444 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Nelson             ARC MAIN Online          10028 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 18    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC L.Watkins            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 15344 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN CDC 350         12578 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC A.Cervantes          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10032 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Cervantes          Off Campus Natomas N203  15338 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10034 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10036 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, Jan 15-May 18
T         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10626 
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W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10630 Textbook
T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A101 14820 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections and attend the mandatory orientation.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 06:30PM-08:00PM 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: 10628

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 10632

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 14822

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16916

MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16924

MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16926

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16928

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16930

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16932

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16934

TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16938

TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16940

TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30116
Only sign up for this section if you are requesting to be at the ARC Child Development Center 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: 16944
This LAB section meets at an off-campus site. More information will be provided at orientation.

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16946
This LAB section meets at an off-campus site. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16948
This LAB section meets at an off-campus site. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16950
This LAB section meets at an off-campus site. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16952
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, Jan 15-May 18
W         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN CDC 350         10634 
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T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         30120 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections and attend the mandatory orientation.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 06:30PM-08:00PM CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 10636

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16962

TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16964

TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16966

TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16968

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 16970

MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30531

MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30532

MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30540

MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30541

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30545
Only sign up for this section if you are requesting to be at the ARC Child Development Center and all other lab slots for on-campus are full.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30542
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30543
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Maguire-Fong        TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 30544
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, Jan 15-May 18
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        13782 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN CDC 350         11326 
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Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       Off Campus Natomas/Ik C223 16014 Textbook



TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 15342 Textbook


ECE 356    Programs for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of planning, implementing and evaluating programs for before- and after- school care of school-age children (K-8). Emphasis is on developmental levels, age-appropriate activities and day-to-day program operations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Williams           ARC MAIN HeEd 700        30042 
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ECE 361    Introducing Young Children to Visual Arts    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares teachers in early childhood education with strategies for introducing young children to the media and tools of drawing, painting, sculpting, and other visual arts commonly used by young children to represent and understand the world around them. The focus is on observing children's natural ways of exploring each medium and learning strategies to facilitate and document children's emerging skills and relationship with each medium. Included are strategies for designing early childhood environments that promote children's exploration of visual arts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 700        13642 
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ECE 404    Children with Special Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a broad overview of the characteristics, assessment techniques, methods of intervention, community and family resources, and current issues of young children (from birth to age eight) with special needs. The focus is to increase the awareness and understanding of children's individual needs in an early childhood setting and to provide practical information to those currently involved with children with special needs. Observations in public or private children's centers, schools, and agencies may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 701        16018 
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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, Feb 26-Mar 19
Sa        09:00AM-04:05PM LEC G.Hansen             ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       12650 
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Class will meet four Saturdays: February 26 and March 5, 12, 19, 2011.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 28-Apr 13
MW        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC T.Yasuda             ARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM    12644 Textbook
Class meets March 28, 30, and April 4, 6, 11, 13, 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; 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Science 480     10020 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 16016 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          14158 Textbook
For further 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, Jan 15-May 18
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10018 
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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, Mar 02-May 11
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.White              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 30203 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         10038 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10040 Textbook


ECE 432    Leadership in Diversity    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 430 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course expands upon ideas developed in ECE 430. Specific cultural differences are researched and similarities and differences are addressed. Additionally, it critically discusses the role of individual perspective and suggests ways for teachers to respond to diverse viewpoints of families and staff in an anti-bias classroom.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN HeEd 700        30043 
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ECE 455    Environment Rating Scales in Early Childhood Programs    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course examines Environment Rating Scales (Infant/Toddler, Early Childhood, School Age Programs and Family Child Care) as a tool for quality improvement in a variety of child development programs. Emphasis is given to theory and best practices in order to evaluate classrooms, materials, and interactions between adults and children.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 15-Feb 23
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.White              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 30020 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011