Fall 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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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 childrenās behavior.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Daniels            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15255 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC P.Williams-Pile      Off Campus RCC 8         15256 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Daly               El Dorado EDC A214       19012 Textbook


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 372
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or 103; ESLL 310, ESLR 320, and ESLW 320.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will examine the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the child from the prenatal period through adolescence. Scientific findings from a range of disciplines will inform an integrated examination of theory and practice during the childhood years. This course is designed to fulfill General Education, Early Childhood Education and Psychology degree requirements. This course is not open to those who have previously taken PSYC 372 or FCS 312.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15591 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 4:00-5:00pm in room FL4 135 at the Folsom campus. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15592 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 4:00-5:00pm in room FL4 135 at the Folsom campus. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15664 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 211         15593 Textbook



T         01:00PM-02:35PM LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC A214       15663 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15663 Textbook
This is a hybrid class in which 40% of the instruction occurs online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Instructions on how to access the hybrid portion of the course will be explained the first day of class.



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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This fundamental course examines socialization and developmental processes of the child within the family and the environmental influences on growth and development; including gender, peers, schooling, the media, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, and developmental differences. Community resources available to support family systems and dynamics will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15564 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 4:00-5:00pm in room FL4 135 at the Folsom campus. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15565 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 4:00-5:00pm in room FL4 135 at the Folsom campus. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         15566 Textbook


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better; AND either ECE 312 or PSYC 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. 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         15257 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 6:30pm-8:00pm on the Folsom Main Campus in FL4-135. This course has 6.6 hours of arranged lab per week. Students will complete required lab paperwork at orientation. Lab placements are assigned by the instructor in the Folsom, Placerville, or Rancho Cordova areas prior to the semester's start. Students begin lab the first week of the semester. Students requesting to complete lab at their worksite must petition the instructor in advance and have all criteria documentation submitted and approved prior to the semester's start. TB clearance must be received before the first class meeting. Some lab placements may require fingerprinting.

T         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Daly               El Dorado EDC C214       15259 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               El Dorado EDCTBA           
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 6:30pm-8:00pm on the Folsom Main Campus in FL4-135. This course has 6.6 hours of arranged lab per week. Students will complete required lab paperwork at orientation. Lab placements are assigned by the instructor in the Folsom, Placerville, or Rancho Cordova areas prior to the semester's start. Students begin lab the first week of the semester. Students requesting to complete lab at their worksite must petition the instructor in advance and have all criteria documentation submitted and approved prior to the semester's start. TB clearance must be received before the first class meeting. Some lab placements may require fingerprinting.



ECE 326    Making Learning Visible Through Observation and Documentation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 or ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course applies critical and reflective thinking to observation and assessment of young childrenās 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Chesbro            FLC MAIN FL4 133         19013 
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ECE 330    Infant Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of infant development, from conception to three years of age, providing a review of research findings related to infancy and implications for infant care.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15496 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15261 Textbook


ECE 361    Introducing Young Children to Visual Arts    3 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         15497 
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ECE 420    Administration of Child Development Centers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 with a grade of "C" or better AND either ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with a grade of "C" or better.
Advisory: ECE 320
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 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, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            FLC MAIN FL4 137         15262 
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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 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, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. The course includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, social and educational access, media and schooling.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15263 
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ECE 495    Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN FLCTBA          19047 
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ECE 498    Work Experience in Early Childhood Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to early childhood education. Students are advised to consult with the Early Childhood Education Department to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements. Before beginning ECE 498, students must show proof of TB clearance.
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 a 16 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 four times for credit, when there is new or expanded learning on the job, for a maximum of 16 units. Before beginning ECE 498, students must show proof of TB clearance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15134 
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This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; or Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15747 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend one of the three orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1 207; Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 3:00PM - 5:00PM in FL1 207; or Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1 207. Please email instructor Kristi Church at churchk@flc.losrios.edu to reserve the date and time of the orientation you will be attending.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Mansfield          Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15135 Textbook
This is an online course. A mandatory, in-class orientation is required for all new and returning students registered in a Work Experience course, whether it is an online course or traditional, face-face course. All students must attend the class orientation, which is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th, 5:30pm-7:30pm in RCC 11. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu
W         05:30PM-06:20PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       15107 Textbook
3-9 hours TBA per week.



Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2013