Summer 2011 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Miller             FLC MAIN FL2 207         12820 
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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: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MW        06:00PM-10:10PM LEC M.Miller             FLC MAIN FL2 207         12980 
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ECE 363    Music and Movement with Young Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to theoretical principles and practical applications for integrating appropriate music and movement experiences in early childhood settings. The course explores incorporating culturally diverse music and movement activities to support children's understanding and acceptance of differences.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
MW        06:00PM-10:10PM LEC L.Daly               FLC MAIN FL2 246         13014 
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ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Same As: NUTRI 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 or NUTRI 300
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures and early childhood curriculum related to child health safety and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health and safety for both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. There is a focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. This course is not open to students who have received credit for NUTRI 320.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC J.BoarerPitchford    FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      14522 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students must also have an active email account. Enrolled students as well as wait listed students must e-mail instructor Julie BoarerPitchford at boarerj@flc.losrios.edu by May 29, 2011 to receive orientation information. Instruction starts on Monday, June 6, 2011 via the eLearning Web site at D2L.losrios.edu.


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: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       12860 
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6.75 hours TBA

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: July 26, 2011