Fall 2015 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 provides 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. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Miller             FLC MAIN FL4 136         15377 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Daly               Off Campus RCC 11        19823 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Ferry-Perata       El Dorado EDC A205       15378 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. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15679 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15680 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15736 Textbook



T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC A.Sutton             FLC MAIN FL2 211         15681 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Sutton             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15681 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

F         01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Off Campus RCC 15        19079 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19079 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.

T         01:00PM-02:35PM LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC A205       15735 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15735 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
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D; 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. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15657 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15658 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. An optional online orientation is available for students at the D2L website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         15659 Textbook



F         11:15AM-12:35PM LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Off Campus RCC 15        19072 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19072 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


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. (C-ID ECE 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         15379 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 6:30pm-8:00pm 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 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. Before beginning lab assignments, students must show proof of TB clearance. (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 136         16007 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 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 or Placerville areas prior to the semester's start. Students begin lab the first week of the semester. 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. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC K.Bliss              FLC MAIN FL4 232         15904 
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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 examines infant development, from pre-conception to three years of age, providing a review of research findings related to infancy and implications for infant care.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15598 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15381 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 22-Dec 17
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Thomas             FLC MAIN FL4 135         15599 
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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, natural environments, 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 and private children's centers, schools and agencies may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Thomas             FLC MAIN FL2 207         19073 
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ECE 420    Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 (Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education) with a grade of "C" or better; and either ECE 312 or PSYC 372 with grades of "C" or better; Or, BA in Child Development or related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
Advisory: ECE 320
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. It covers program types, budgets, management, regulations, laws, and the development and implementation of policies and procedures. It also examines various administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to open, organize, and operate an early care and education program.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            FLC MAIN FL4 219         15382 
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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. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15383 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15383 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately half of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.


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 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN FLCTBA          15906 
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ECE 498    Work Experience in Early Childhood Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ESLW 320
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.
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; completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend a weekly orientation. Additionally, students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid 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. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an e-mail account. First time students are required to attend a weekly orientation and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Collier            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15268 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15787 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5:00-7:00 pm in FL1 207 and Friday, August 28, 2015,10:30am-12:30pm in FL1-207. Please email instructor Amanda Mansfield at mansfia@flc.losrios.edu with questions regarding this course or the orientations.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15269 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 two class orientations, which are scheduled for Monday, August 24, 10:00am-11:30am or Tuesday, August 25, 7:00pm-8:30pm, in RCC 14. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientation, please email the instructor Anna Domek at domeka@flc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15243 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. 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 two orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Tuesday, August 25, 5:00-7:00 p.m. in room EDC-A201, and Friday, August 28, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in room EDC-A214. Please visit the Work Experience Web Page for program information and course descriptions. If you have specific questions regarding the online Work Experience course or orientations, please email the instructor at kientzm@flc.losrios.edu.

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: January 28, 2016