Summer 2012 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC M.Miller             FLC MAIN FL2 207         11106 
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 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: Eight Week - First, Jun 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Kraemer            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      11711 
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 http://d2lresources.losrios.edu/. Students will need to make sure that their college contact information has been updated. For more information, please see the instructor's website.


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 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LEC J.BoarerPitchford    FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      11190 
Textbook
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 June 4, 2012 to receive orientation information. Instruction starts on Monday, June 11, 2012 via the eLearning Web site at D2L.losrios.edu. Enrolled students must login to the course by midnight on June 12, 2012 or they will be dropped to allow waitlisted students to be added.


ECE 422    Advanced Coordination and Supervision of Child Development Programs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320, ECE 420, and FCS 312 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an advanced course in administration and coordination of multi-faceted child development programs. The emphasis of the course is on publicly funded-programs and personnel management. This course meets the requirements of the Education Code under Title 5 and the Commission of Teacher Credentialing.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 11-Jul 20
MW        06:00PM-10:15PM LEC M.Schultz            FLC MAIN FL2 209         11712 
Textbook


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 11-Aug 03
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Church             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      12008 
Textbook
W         05:00PM-06:40PM LAB S.Pender             El Dorado EDC A204       11124 Textbook
6.75 hours TBA per week.

Summer 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: August 2, 2012