Spring 2010 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, current curriculum approaches, and programs serving children from infancy through the school-age years. It reviews the current status of education of young children with a focus on integrated education. Opportunities to observe in a variety of early childhood education settings and techniques for observing and interpreting children's pursuits will be included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         17271 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Miller             FLC MAIN FL1 207         17269 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, Apr 24-May 08
Sa        08:00AM-05:00PM LEC J.Ishiura            FLC MAIN FL4 135         18671 
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ECE 304 meets on the following Saturdays in room FL4 135: April 24 and May 8.


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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18257 
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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 Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 5:00-6:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18265 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 5:00-6:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         18261 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         18263 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Chesbro            Off Campus RCC 15        31548 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Paoloni            El Dorado EDC A211       18259 Textbook


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 is a fundamental course that examines the 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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18267 
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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 Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 4:00-5:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18269 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The optional orientation for this class is on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 from 4:00-5:00pm in FL1 207. For more information, please see www.flc.losrios.edu/~kraemer


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 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, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         17273 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN TBA               
The mandatory orientation for this class is on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 6:30-8:00pm on the Folsom Main Campus in FL4-135. This course has 6 hours of arranged lab per week.


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 320 with grades of "C" or better; ECE 312 (Child Development) or PSYC 372 (Child Development) with a "C" or above.
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 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. Before beginning lab assignments, students must show proof of TB clearance.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-08:40PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         17277 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN TBA               
The mandatory orientation for this class is on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 6:30-8:00pm on the Folsom Main Campus in FL4-135. This course has 6 hours of arranged lab per week.


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 children's 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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         31628 
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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, Jan 16-May 19
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         17281 
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ECE 331    Education and Care of Infants in Group Settings    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 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 16-May 19
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 207         18271 
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ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 100 or ENGRD 310.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will prepare early childhood educators to recognize, understand and enhance the emergent language and literacy experiences and skills of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy practices will improve early childhood educators' abilities to support young children in the early years (birth to five years) to build a strong foundation for learning to read and write in the primary grades.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Chesbro            FLC MAIN FL1 206         31646 
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ECE 411    Health and Safety in Child Care Settings    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 8 hours LEC
Description: This course covers health and safety issues in center and home-based early care education programs. Course content includes injury prevention and preventative health care practices such as control of infectious diseases, nutrition issues, sanitation, emergency preparedness and evacuation. This course taken along with ECE 412 and ECE 413 meets the California Department of Social Services Health and Safety Title 22 requirements for staff.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Jan 23
Sa        08:00AM-04:40PM LEC S.Davis              FLC MAIN FL4 135         17283 
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Schedule: Other Term, Mar 13-Mar 13
Sa        08:00AM-04:40PM LEC S.Davis              El Dorado EDC A205       17287 Textbook


ECE 412    Pediatric CPR    .25 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 6 hours LEC
Description: This course covers pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Successful students earn certification which must be renewed every year to remain current. To receive American Red Cross certification, students must successfully demonstrate competency as well as pay additional fees for American Red Cross texts and certification card. This course fulfills the CPR component of California Department of Social Services Health and Safety Title 22 requirements for staff and may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 30-Jan 30
Sa        08:00AM-02:35PM LEC S.Slavin             FLC MAIN PE 112          17291 
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Sa        08:00AM-02:35PM LEC T.Runge               TBA TBA                 17291 Textbook
A textbook is required for this one-day class. Students must purchase the textbook beforehand and bring it to the first (and only) class meeting.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 24-Apr 24
Sa        08:00AM-02:35PM LEC S.Slavin             El Dorado EDC A105       17293 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-02:35PM LEC T.Runge               TBA TBA                 17293 Textbook
A textbook is required for this one-day class. Students must purchase the textbook beforehand and bring it to the first (and only) class meeting.


ECE 413    Pediatric First Aid in Child Care Settings    .25 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGRD 112; ENGRD 112 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 4 hours LEC
Description: This course covers pediatric first aid in center and home-based early care and education programs. Successful students earn Pediatric First Aid certification which must be renewed every two years to remain current. To receive American Red Cross certification, students must successfully demonstrate competency as well as pay additional fees for American Red Cross texts and certification card. The course fulfills the pediatric first aid component of California Department of Social Services Health and Safety Title 22 requirements for staff and may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 06-Feb 06
Sa        08:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Slavin             FLC MAIN PE 112          17295 
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Sa        08:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Runge               TBA TBA                 17295 Textbook
A textbook is required for this one-day class. Students must purchase the textbook beforehand and bring it to the first (and only) class meeting.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 17-Apr 17
Sa        08:00AM-12:05PM LEC S.Slavin             El Dorado EDC A105       17299 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Runge               TBA TBA                 17299 Textbook
A textbook is required for this one-day class. Students must purchase the textbook beforehand and bring it to the first (and only) class meeting.


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 teachers in early childhood education. Emphasis is placed on the role of a mentor who functions to guide the teaching team while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, families,and staff. This course satisfies the adult supervision requirement for receiving a supervising teacher permit from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-Apr 17
F         07:00PM-09:40PM LEC J.Ishiura            FLC MAIN FL4 135         17301 
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Sa        08:00AM-04:40PM LEC J.Ishiura             TBA TBA                 17301 Textbook
ECE 424 meets on the following Fridays and Saturdays in room FL4 135: February 19 and 20, March 19 and 20, and April 16 and 17. The Saturday class time is 8:00AM to 4:40PM.


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 issues as they vary across the diverse cultures represented in the classroom and as they impact a child's development. Promoting equity for all aspects of human diversity (culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and age) is explored. Inclusive teaching strategies that prevent and eliminate the development of prejudice and racism in growing children will be covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         17303 
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ECE 498    Work Experience in Early Childhood Education    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Note: Before beginning lab assignments with children, students must show proof of TB clearance.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18119 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1-207; Thursday, January 21, 2010, from 3:00PM -5:00PM in FL4-133; Saturday, January 23, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1-207 and Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00Pm in FL4-133. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      18743 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE        
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 four orientations, which are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, from 3:00PM-5:00PM in FL1-207; Thursday, January 21, 2010, from 3:00PM -5:00PM in FL4-133; Saturday, January 23, 2010, from 10:00AM - 12:00PM in FL1-207 and Tuesday, January 26, 2010, from 3:00PM - 5:00Pm in FL4-133. Please visit www.flc.losrios.edu/~church to review the Work Experience course outline. If you have any questions regarding the online Work Experience courses or orientations, please email the instructor at churchk@flc.losrios.edu or call 916-608-6552.

T         07:00PM-07:50PM LEC C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC 11        18127 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Knipp              Off Campus RCC             
3-9 hours TBA

W         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       18143 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Pender             El Dorado TBA              
3-9 hours TBA

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010