Spring 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Mulhern            CRC MAIN CDC 126         14993 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Ballard            CRC MAIN BSS 125         14223 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Mulhern            CRC MAIN Online          20192 Textbook
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://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         20193 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         14636 Textbook
 

Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC E.Otiono             CRC MAIN M 200           14637 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Allen              CRC MAIN BSS 128         20194 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN Online          15715 Textbook
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://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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         14638 
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Sa        12:30PM-03:20PM LEC E.Otiono             CRC MAIN BSS 128         14639 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN Online          15072 Textbook
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://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300, 312, 320, and 326 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced course provides supervised experience for students as teachers in an early childhood education program and is aimed at building 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, 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 and documentation of all required vaccinations. . (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
W         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Mulhern            CRC MAIN CDC 126         20357 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.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 ORIENTATION, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Online Orientation within the Canvas course. Students must log on to the course Canvas class site, provide required documentation and view the Online Orientation on or before this date. Instructor will give access to the course site and contact all enrolled and waitlisted students one week prior via Los Rios Gmail or Canvas message. Students should check their Los Rios Gmail and log onto Canvas at:http://canvas.losrios.edu. Enrolled students and wait list students that do not log on to the course Canvas class site, view the online orientation and submit completed paperwork to Canvas may risk being dropped from the course or their position on the waitlist.
All students must submit 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 of declination of the Influenza Vaccination. 5) Proof of Prerequisite/Corequisite (Transcripts or Registration Proof). Priority placement will be given to students who all complete paperwork via Canvas by the day of the online orientation. This is a combination lab and lecture course. The course will meet for the lecture portion at the scheduled time and TBA lab hours (practicum) will be scheduled with your instructor.


ECE 322    Promoting Children's Social Competence    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. The course includes strategies for understanding and responding to children's behavior in ways that are congruent with the core values of early childhood education. Concepts of guidance relating to typical and atypical development, culture, and environment will be presented. Developmental stages of children's behavior, positive guidance strategies and teaching social-emotional skills are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN Online          15452 
Textbook
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://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         15406 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Mulhern            CRC MAIN Online          14750 
Textbook
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://www.crc.losrios.edu/de


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, Jan 13-May 16
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Doyle              CRC MAIN LRC 105         15660 
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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 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         15716 
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ECE 402    Infants with Atypical Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the developmental characteristics, assessment techniques, methods of intervention, natural environments, community and family resources, and current issues of the atypical infant from birth through age three. Students will understand and practice the early intervention techniques the very young children with special needs and disabilities require in the developmental areas of sensory stimulation and integration, gross and fine motor control, cognitive, language, social and self-help skills. The course will explore the community services and agencies that offer family support as well as the laws related to the atypical infant/toddler. Career and vocational opportunities in the fields related to special needs infant/toddlers and the various roles of the multi-disciplinary teams that develop the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Allen              CRC MAIN BSS 125         15453 
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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 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN CDC 126         14751 
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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. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         14634 
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Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Ballard            CRC MAIN CDC 126         15711 Textbook


ECE 422    Administration II: Personnel and Leadership 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 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 on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Short              CRC MAIN BSS 125         20196 
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ECE 424    Adult Supervision: Mentoring in a Collaborative Learning Setting    2 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320 with a grade of "C" or better
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: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Beloglovsky        CRC MAIN BSS 125         20197 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         14516 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC I.Dimond             CRC MAIN CDC 126         14227 Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14763 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14763 Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Students have both classroom meetings and online activities. 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.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14879 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Monday, January 22nd, 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. 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.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14616 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, January 17th from 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. 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.
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14918 Textbook
Online class. 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.

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. This online course requires a face-to-face orientation on Friday, January 19th from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 15-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14615 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. 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, Mar 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14919 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the face-to-face orientation: Wednesday, March 14th, 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. 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.
 

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017