Spring 2016 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 children's behavior. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         15701 
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M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.Sutton             Rancho RCC1 125          19544 Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC A.Sutton             El Dorado EDC A206       15700 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, Jan 30-Feb 06
Sa        08:00AM-05:00PM LEC J.Walker             FLC MAIN FL4 135         19545 
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ECE 304 meets on Saturdays, January 30 and February 6, in room FL4 135.


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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15992 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online D2L orientations are available at this D2L website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15995 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online D2L orientations are available at this D2L website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15994 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         16199 Textbook



F         11:15AM-12:35PM LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Rancho RCC1 134          19234 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Ferry-Perata       Off Campus RCC ONLINE    19234 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.

MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Peralta            El Dorado EDC A205       15993 Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15996 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online D2L orientations are available at this D2L website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15997 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Optional online D2L orientations are available at this D2L website and this video tutorial website. For more information, please see the instructor's website.

F         11:15AM-12:35PM LEC C.Chesbro            Rancho RCC1 212          16279 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Chesbro            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16279 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, Jan 16-May 18
Th        07:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 135         15702 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Thursday, January 14, 2016 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 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, Jan 16-May 18
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL4 136         15704 
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TBA       TBA             LAB L.Daly               FLC MAIN FLCTBA            
The mandatory orientation for this class will be on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 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. (C-ID ECE 200)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC R.Thomas             FLC MAIN FL4 136         16074 
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ECE 330    Infant and Toddler Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b) (effective Summer 2016)
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, Jan 16-May 18
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15706 
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ECE 331    Care and Education of Infants and Toddlers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 330, ENGRD 110, and ENGWR 101
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. Emphasis is on early childhood education principles and practices when applied to the care and education of infants from birth to three years of age. It includes strategies for designing, implementing, and evaluating group care programs for infants.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FL2 209         15998 
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ECE 342    Constructive Math and Science in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 101
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introduction to the constructivist approach to teaching pre-math and science in early childhood education. The content and teaching techniques support the perspective that children construct knowledge through a dynamic, interactive process that facilitates their development of working theories related to math and science. Topics include an overview of the role of the teacher in developing appropriate experiences for children and a review of current standards and guidelines.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Peralta            FLC MAIN FLCTBA          21017 
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ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; ENGWR 101 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. Topics include an overview of the teacher's role in developing appropriate language and literacy experiences for young children, including strategies to support learning English as a second language.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Daniels            FLC MAIN FL4 135         19546 
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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 teachers in early childhood education. This course focuses on the role of the mentor teacher 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 the Child Development Master Teacher and Site Supervisor permits issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 22-Mar 12
F         07:00PM-09:35PM LEC J.Walker             FLC MAIN FL4 135         19547 
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Sa        08:00AM-05:00PM LEC J.Walker              TBA TBA                 19547 Textbook
ECE 424 meets on the following Fridays and Saturdays in room FL4 135: January 22 and 23, February 19 and 20, and March 11 and 12, 2016. The Saturday class time is 8:00AM to 5:00PM.


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, Jan 16-May 18
T         07:00PM-08:50PM LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FL4 135         15707 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15707 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which 20 hours are online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The class will meet on campus once a week during the time listed above.


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15963 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16066 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15964 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB M.Kientz             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15967 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 16, 2016