Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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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: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLECJ.MulhernCRC MAIN CDC 12614008Textbook
 

M06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.DoyleCRC MAIN CDC 12614790Textbook
TBATBALECJ.MulhernCRC MAIN Online 15463Textbook
Online class.
Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
https://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 320, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception to adolescence. There will be an emphasis on interactions between maturation processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Sa09:00AM-12:05PMLECE.OtionoCRC MAIN M 20014791Textbook
 

TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLECI.DimondCRC MAIN CDC 12614513Textbook
 

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECC.AllenCRC MAIN BSS 15914514Textbook
 

TBATBALECJ.MulhernCRC MAIN Online 14650Textbook
Online class.
Class requires weekly participation in the online discussion forums (it is not a self-paced class). Students must take the online orientation at eLearning by following the URL:
http://elearning.losrios.edu The page prompts you for your login information. For additional online course information, http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ECE 314    The Child, the Family and the Community    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; or ESLL 320, ESLR 320, ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a historical and current examination of the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community. The process of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLECI.DimondCRC MAIN CDC 12614515Textbook
 

TBATBALECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN Online 15139Textbook
Online Class. Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
https://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu .

T06:00PM-09:05PMLECI.DimondCRC MAIN CDC 12614618Textbook

ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 312 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: ECE 326
Enrollment Limitation: Under California law (Title 22) any persons working directly with children must provide proof of current Tuberculosis clearance and provide any required proof of immunizations (currently: measles, pertussis, and influenza/influenza waiver).
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 the opportunity to apply these key teaching principles in practical situations. This course is approved as the required programs and curriculum core course specified in Title 22 of the Health and Safety Code of the Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division and Title 5 Department of Education regulations. Before beginning lab assignments, students must show proof of TB clearance and documentation of all required vaccinations. (C-ID ECE 130) (C-ID ECE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:30PM-08:20PMLECJ.MulhernCRC MAIN CDC 12615000Textbook
TBATBALABJ.Mulhern TBA TBA
LAB TBA refers to a total of 108 scheduled supervised lab hours to be assigned to the CRC Child Development Center OR Los Rios Regional Mentor sites OR approved worksites that meet the ECE department guidelines.
MANDATORY ONLINE ORIENTATION: Wednesday, August 22, 2018. Online Orientation within the course. Students must log on to the course site, provide documentation and view the Online Orientation on or before this date. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail and log onto:
http://elearning.losrios.edu. Enrolled student and wait list students that do not log on to the class site, view the online orientation and submit completed paperwork may risk being dropped from the course or their position on the waitlist. All students must bring the following paperwork to be considered for lab placement: 1) Current TB test 2) Proof of Immunization for Measles 3) Proof of Immunization for Pertussis 4) Current Proof of Vaccination for Influenza or a written declaration that he/she has declined the Influenza Vaccination (Fall Semester Only) 5) Current Transcripts 6) Proof of Registration. Priority placement will be given to students who all complete paperwork by the day of the online orientation.


ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 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 also 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 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN CDC 12614816Textbook

ECE 330    Infant and Toddler Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers infant development from conception through three years of age. Students will apply current research to the preparation for conception, birth, and raising children in the first three years of life. Students will learn strategies for caring for infants at each developmental stage. This course is for parents or professionals working with infants in health fields, education, or social services.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th06:00PM-09:05PMLECL.DoyleCRC MAIN CDC 12615456Textbook

ECE 331    Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or 330 with a grade of "C" or better
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. Early childhood education principles and practices are emphasized in the application of care and education of infants from birth to three years of age. Students will learn strategies for designing, implementing, and evaluating group care programs for infants and toddlers.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECJ.MulhernCRC MAIN Online 14511Textbook
Online Class. Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
https://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 342    Constructive Math and Science in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 relating to math and science.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN Online 14616Textbook
Online class. Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
http://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will prepare current or future early childhood educators and caregivers to understand and enhance the emergent literacy experiences of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate literacy practices will improve the early childhood educators' abilities to prepare children from birth to age 5 for reading and writing in the primary grades.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN Online 14817Textbook
Online class Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
http://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Under California laws (Title 22 and Title 5) any persons working directly with children have to give proof of current Tuberculosis clearance.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, Kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12). Course content includes teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary educational issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards, as well as observation skills, communication skills, diversity and social issues. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 scheduled hours of structured fieldwork in public elementary school classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with campus-approved certificated classroom teachers. Students' fieldwork experiences will integrate and apply the course content. Before beginning field placement, students must show proof of TB clearance. (C-ID EDUC 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Sa09:00AM-11:05AMLECS.BallardCRC MAIN CDC 12614720Textbook
TBATBALABS.Ballard TBA TBA
LAB TBA refers to supervised lab hours to be assigned at approved worksites that meet the ECE department guidelines.


ECE 365    Creative Projects and Experiences for Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares teachers in early childhood education with strategies for promoting children's creativity through experiential projects and experiences. The focus will be on observing children's natural ways of exploring their environment and on the learning strategies needed to facilitate and document children's learning and emerging skills. Students will evaluate and design creative early childhood environments which promote a project approach and a Reggio Emilia perspective.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN CDC 12614815Textbook

ECE 404    Children with Special Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the characteristics, assessment techniques, methods of intervention, natural environments , community and family resources, and current issues of children from birth to adolescence with diverse abilities and disabilities. The focus is to increase the awareness and understanding of individual needs and strengths in an early childhood and after-school setting. Focus on full inclusion as a support to development will be emphasized. Observations in public and private children's centers, schools and agencies are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLECC.AllenCRC MAIN CDC 12614754Textbook

ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The key components that ensure the health, safety, and nutrition of both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Students will be introduced to early childhood curriculum, 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, including injury prevention, accident reporting, infectious diseases control, sanitation and emergency procedures and evacuation. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECI.DimondCRC MAIN CDC 12614674Textbook
 

TBATBALECI.DimondCRC MAIN Online 15204Textbook
Online class Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
http://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 420    Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 312 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ECE 320 with a grade of "C" or better
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 public and private centers and schools serving young children.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALECC.ShortCRC MAIN Online 15457Textbook
Online class. Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
http://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers culturally responsive care and education in early childhood settings. It includes the study of socio-cultural, and political issues as they vary across the diverse cultures represented in the classroom and how they impact a child's development. Included are strategies for helping children negotiate and resolve conflicts caused by cultural differences, with a focus on using an anti-bias approach in the classroom. The contribution of historically underrepresented groups to society will be addressed with the intention of promoting the concepts of equality, justice and inclusion for all aspects of human diversity (culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and age). Teaching strategies which prevent and eliminate the development of prejudice and racism in growing children will be covered. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLECI.DimondCRC MAIN CDC 12614336Textbook
 

TBATBALECM.BeloglovskyCRC MAIN Online 14011Textbook
Online class. Class requires weekly participation in online discussion forums and online assignments (it is not a self-paced class). The online course will be available on the first day of the semester through Canvas at:
http://canvas.losrios.edu. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail prior to the first day of classes and log on the first day of the semester for further information and course content within the specific course in Canvas. For additional online course information go to: http://elearning.losrios.edu.


ECE 498    Work Experience in Early Childhood Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Early Childhood Education.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W06:00PM-06:50PMLABA.AvalosCRC MAIN WIN 10614648Textbook
TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14648Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14649Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14567Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 4th, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM WIN-106. Login to the eLearning web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu.

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14668Textbook
Online class. Enrollment Notice: This course is designated for students who have already successfully completed a Work Experience course with a C or better in a previous semester at CRC. Attendance is required at the on campus orientation: Friday, August 31st from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14479Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Monday, September 24th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at http://elearning.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 24-Dec 20

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14647Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Wednesday, October 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM in WIN-106.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018