Spring 2012 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: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10008 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         12980 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10007 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10006 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               Off Campus Natomas N203  12268 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Hathaway           ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10009 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 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10014 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10012 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        12189 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10663 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10013 Textbook
T         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Kress              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        20683 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Daniels            Off Campus Natomas N203  12271 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            ARC MAIN CDC 350         12274 Textbook


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC R.Knight             Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 12277 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         11146 Textbook
W         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10017 Textbook
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Watkins            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A201 12275 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.McDermott          ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10018 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 14-May 16
T         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10286 
Textbook
W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Chow               ARC MAIN CDC 350         10288 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section each of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 06:30PM-08:00PM CDC 350
All ECE 320 students must attend this orientation.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 10287

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 10289

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12069

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:30AM-12:35PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20437

ARC Child Development Center
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12756

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12757

ARC Child Development Center
MW        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12758

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12759

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12760

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12761

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:30AM-12:35PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20438

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12762

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12763

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12764

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 19592
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 20090
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 20091
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for the LAB above: 20092
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: 20093
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB L.Chow                TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20094
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20095
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB D.Wolff               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20096
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 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 14-May 16
W         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Jones              ARC MAIN CDC 350         10290 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Jones              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A207 13032 Textbook
IMPORTANT: Students must register for one section of LEC (lecture) and one of the following LAB (laboratory) sections.

Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 06:30PM-08:00PM CDC 350
All ECE 321 students must attend this orientation.


For more lab options see main campus listing for ECE 321.

ARC Child Development Center
MW        07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13120

ARC Child Development Center
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13121

ARC Child Development Center
MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13122

ARC Child Development Center
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13123

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12772

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12773

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       07:30AM-10:35AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12771

ARC Child Development Center
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12774

Community Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 10291
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20097
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 12770
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Community Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20441
This LAB section meets at an off-campus location. More information will be provided at orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13124
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
MW        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13125
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 13126
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 orientation.

Worksite Placement
TTh       12:00PM-03:05PM LAB M.Jones               TBA TBA                   
Class number for LAB above: 20098
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 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 14-May 16
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC D.Thomas             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11648 
Textbook


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, Jan 14-May 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Jones              Off Campus Natomas/Ik A207 19355 
Textbook


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 14-May 16
Th        12:30PM-03:35PM LEC M.Maguire-Fong       ARC MAIN CDC 350         10616 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Maguire-Fong       Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12276 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
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, Jan 14-May 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Wolff              ARC MAIN CDC 350         19594 
Textbook


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 14-May 16
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 700        12528 
Textbook


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, Mar 12-Mar 28
MW        12:30PM-04:45PM LEC J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11170 
Textbook
Class meets March 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, and 28, 2012.                        


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, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Schirmer           ARC MAIN Science 480     10011 
Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Schultz            Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 12527 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Chou               ARC MAIN Online          11803 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 14-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Carr               ARC MAIN HeEd 701        10010 
Textbook


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, Feb 29-May 09
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Williams           Off Campus Natomas/Ik A217 13040 
Textbook


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 14-May 16
M         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC J.Delapp             ARC MAIN CDC 350         10020 
Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Ward               Off Campus Natomas/Ik A104 19356 Textbook

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012