Spring 2010 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Silva              CRC MAIN CDC 126         19253 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN CDC 126         31670 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN CDC 126         19255 Textbook


ECE 304    Family to Family: 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 including local regulations, health and safety, curriculum, behavior management, and business requirements of in-home child care services.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Mar 20
Sa        01:00PM-05:15PM LEC M.Norwood            CRC MAIN BS 140A         21585 
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Class meets on four dates: February 6, February 20, March 6, and March 20.


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or ESLL 320, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4I
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:30AM-11:25AM LEC L.Garner             CRC MAIN L 313           20801 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Silva              CRC MAIN CDC 126         20803 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC R.Oxman              CRC MAIN CDC 126         21785 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Oxman              CRC MAIN CDC 126         31671 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Ballard            CRC MAIN BS 128          20807 Textbook


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

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Oxman              CRC MAIN CDC 126         20809 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC S.Ballard            CRC MAIN BS 159          33094 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Oxman              CRC MAIN CDC 126         20813 Textbook


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 312 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Under California laws (Title 22) any person working directly with children have to give proof of 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. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         20087 
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TBA       TBA             LAB M.Beloglovsky         TBA TBA                   
LAB TBA refers to 6.75 hours per week to be arranged with Professor Beloglovsky.
All ECE 320 Lab students MUST attend a mandatory orientation.
Wednesday, January 13, 2009 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., in L-111 (Library)
Priority placement will be given to students who bring complete paperwork:
1) Current TB test 2) Current Transcripts 3) Proof of Registration


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300, 312, and 320 with grades of "C" or better
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 and 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. In an early childhood setting and under the guidance of a mentor teacher, students will build on introductory experiences offered in ECE 320. Students will be assigned to the campus child development centers or centers with approved mentor teachers for the supervised laboratory experience. Lecture and laboratory components provide opportunities to plan, provision, and supervise the overall learning setting. Course work is aimed at mastering classroom leadership in the areas of child observation, documentation of children's work, child assessment, and guidance of behavior, group management, collaborative teaching and effective oversight of long-term study projects. Before beginning lab assignments, students must show proof of TB clearance.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN BS 128          21501 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Violett             TBA TBA                   
TBA LAB Hours refers to 6.5 hours of Lab per week to be arranged with Professor Violett.
All ECE 321 Lab students MUST attend a mandatory orientation.
Wednesday, January 13, 2009 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., in L-111 (Library)
Priority placement will be given to students who bring complete paperwork:
1) Current TB test 2) Current Transcripts 3) Proof of Registration


ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         21789 
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ECE 330    Infant 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, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Oxman              CRC MAIN BS 128          21505 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         21507 
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Th        06:45PM-09:50PM LEC L.Violett            Amador ALC A             31678 Textbook
Class 31678 is held at Amador Learning Center located at Independence High School, 525 Independence Dr., Sutter Creek CA 95685, Phone (209) 223-6330.


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a career exploration course with an early field experience for those students considering the field of K-8 teaching. It includes a supervised field placement and four hours weekly in a local elementary school in addition to weekly class meetings on campus. It will also fulfill one of the early field experiences for the CSUS blended liberal studies major. Course content includes the profession and culture of teaching, observation skills, communication skills, diversity and social issues among others. Students' field experiences will integrate and apply the course content. Students will also complete a service learning project at participating schools.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 19-May 18
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN BS 128          20957 
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TBA       TBA             LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN Online          20957 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Violett             TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
Enrolled students are required to attend eleven on campus class meetings held on January 19 and 26; February 2 and 23; March 2 and 23; April 6 and 27; May 4, 11 and May 18 and also participate in class assignments and weekly class discussions online through eLearning http://elearning.losrios.edu For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ECE 356    Programs for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will present the fundamentals of planning, implementing and evaluating programs for before- and after-school care of school-age children (K-6). Course emphasis is on developmental levels, age-appropriate activities and day-to-day program operation. A field trip may be utilized to enhance classroom instruction.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         31976 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         21509 
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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 and 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, Jan 16-May 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Allen              CRC MAIN CDC 126         21511 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN LRC 107         20797 
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ECE 420    Administration of Child Development Centers    3 Units

Prerequisite: 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, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC E.Otiono             CRC MAIN BS 159          19257 
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ECE 422    Advanced Coordination and Supervision of Child Development Programs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an advanced course in administration and coordination of multi-faceted Child Development Programs. The emphasis of the course will be on publicly funded programs and personnel management. This course meets the requirements of the Education Code under Title 5, and the Commission of Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Wright-MacColl     CRC MAIN BS 159          21513 
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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 is a study of the methods and principles of collaborative learning, with emphasis on supervising adults working in early care and education centers. Special attention is placed on the role of a mentor as a reflective practitioner who is open to professional development and who has a keen understanding of classroom practice that is effective and supports individual strengths for children, families and colleagues. This course satisfies the adult supervision requirement for receiving a supervising teacher permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Apr 17
Sa        09:00AM-02:50PM LEC L.Violett            CRC MAIN BS 114          21793 
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Six Saturday meeting dates are January 23, January 30, February 20, March 6, March 20 and April 17. Class meeting time includes a thirty minute meal period and breaks.


ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         20241 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         19263 Textbook


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

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      22321 
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All students enrolling in this class must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Tuesday from 12:30-1:20PM in BS-163.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      32254 Textbook
The above number 32254 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend one of the on ground orientations listed below: Saturday January 16th 9:00 am - 11:00am BS-160
Friday January 22nd 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160    
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      32255 Textbook
All students enrolled in the class 32255 must participate in mandatory weekly class meetings on Wednesday from 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm in Room BS-147.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      21623 Textbook
The above number 21623 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation on Friday January 22 7:00-9:00PM in BS - 160.
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20679 Textbook
The above number 20679 is an online course. Web address: http://elearning.losrios.edu Students are required to attend the on ground orientation listed :
Friday February 19th 7:00 - 9:00pm BS-160
Instructor will accept inquiry email after January 11,2009. Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu
In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 20-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      20681 Textbook
The above number 20681 is a Hybrid class.
All students enrolled in this class must participate in Online lectures.
AND participate in 4 mandatory class meetings Saturday March 20, March 27, April 17 and May 15 from 9:00 am - 11:00am in Room BS-160.

In order to take this class, students must either use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab located in LRC 204 OR have access to an IBM type PC computer with the following minimum requirements:
1) Connection to the Internet AND 2) e-mail account
Instructor's e-mail AvalosA@crc.losrios.edu

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010