Fall 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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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, and developmentally appropriate educational principles and practices that support child development from birth through the school-age years. The early education principle of teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children's behavior will be introduced. The importance of the teacher/child relationship based on positive, culturally relevant, supportive, and mutually rewarding interactions is a foundation of the course. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN TEC 102         17292 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN TEC 102         16714 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC K.Carter             SCC MAIN RHS 261         16839 Textbook
On-Campus



ECE 305    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. It includes local regulations, health and safety, curriculum, behavior management, and business requirements of in-home child care services.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC L.Garner             West Sac WSC 115         19496 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS ARea V(b); CSU Area D7; CSU Area D9; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G; IGETC Area 4I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for students to study the growth and development of children from the prenatal stage through adolescence. For each stage of development, the physical, cognitive, linguistic, social-moral, and emotional aspects of development with attention to both typical as well as atypical development are discussed in each area. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. The material in this course is designed as a foundation for teaching, nursing, early childhood education, and parenting. (C-ID CDEV 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Edwinson           SCC MAIN CDC 208         17431 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         17027 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Edwinson           SCC MAIN CDC 208         17027 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC S.Edwinson           SCC MAIN CDC 208         17028 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Ward-Richardson    SCC MAIN CDC 101         17029 Textbook
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Galvis             SCC MAIN CDC 208         17030 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC A.Otto               Davis Cntr Davis 108     17026 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN Online          17031 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/amystrimling/orientation-ece-312/

TBA       TBA             LEC K.Anderson           SCC MAIN Online          17031 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/amystrimling/orientation-ece-312/



ECE 314    The Child, the Family and the Community    3 Units

Same As: SOC 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; or ECE 312; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area D0; CSU Area D7; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4G; IGETC Area 4J
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school, and community and emphasizing historical and socio-cultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. Influences on growth and development including media, social class, gender, sexual orientation, racial/ethnic groups, and their relationship to family behavior will be studied. Students will identify and evaluate personal family dynamics and consequences. Students may receive credit for ECE 314 or SOC 312, but not both. (C-ID CDEV 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC J.Ward-Richardson    SCC MAIN CDC 101         18150 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         18151 Textbook
On-Campus

M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC A.Otto               West Sac WSC 115         19494 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          18153 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at both the SCC Main Campus, and at the Davis Center. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              Off Campus Online        18154 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at both the SCC Main Campus, and at the Davis Center: Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.



ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and ECE 312 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must show proof of negative T.B. test prior to participating in the lab.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course offers students the opportunity to integrate theory into practice as they work planning, implementing, and evaluating classroom activities, assessing individual children's strengths and learning needs, and participating in the routine of a early learning classroom. In this supervised field experience course, students are enrolled in both a lecture and lab section. During weekly in-class meetings with the instructor, students are presented with the developmentally appropriate theory that grounds curriculum and interactions in high quality early childhood education classrooms. Students are required to take this theory into lab where they have the opportunity to apply and practice what they are learning in the lecture section. Topics include the teacher's role in the development of curriculum based on observation and assessment of the individual needs of the children in the program. The teacher's role in guidance and the development of social competence in children as a fundamental part of curriculum design is stressed. The students will be assigned to the campus Child Development Center during specific times of the day for supervised laboratory experiences. Students may also complete up to 50 percent of their lab hours at off campus sites if they are employed at least 20 hours per week at the site. Students completing any hours at off campus sites must be under the direct supervision of a staff person eligible for or holding a Master Teacher Permit or higher level permit. Students may also complete lab under the supervision of a mentor teacher selected by the California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program coordinated by Los Rios District Early Childhood Education faculty. (C-ID ECE 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         16396 
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TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         16397 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17098 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17099 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the four Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture for Friday 9:00am - 11:05pm.
On-Campus



ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300, 312, and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This advanced practicum course provides supervised field experience in an early childhood education program. Students will participate as teachers in a classroom with young children and attend weekly lectures. Students will plan and implement long-term curriculum projects with young children, applying their skills in observation, assessment, documentation, and interpretation of children's work. Students will develop and supervise the overall setting for learning and demonstrate skill in guiding children's behavior, managing groups, and building relationships with children and families. Students will be assigned to the campus Child Development Center or selected schools for supervised laboratory practicum. Students may also complete up to 50 percent of their lab hours at off campus sites if they are employed at least 20 hours per week at the site. Students completing any hours at off campus sites must be under the direct supervision of a staff person eligible for or holding a Master Teacher Permit or higher level permit. Students may also complete lab under the supervision of a mentor teacher selected by the California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program coordinated by Los Rios District Early Childhood Education faculty. (C-ID ECE 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         12:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 101           
MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18157 
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TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18158 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18159 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture for Wednesday from 12:00pm - 1:50pm.
On-Campus



ECE 322    Promoting Children's Social Competence    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for teachers in early education programs to promote positive guidance methods. It is based on supporting children's development of social competence.The course includes strategies for understanding and responding to children's behavior in ways that are congruent with the core values of early childhood education. Concepts of guidance relating to typical and atypical development, culture, and environment will be presented. Parents of young children may also find the course of value.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208         18967 
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On-Campus



ECE 330    Infant and Toddler Development    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, ENGWR 101, and LIBR 318; with a grades of C or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an examination of the development of children from conception to three years of age. The course includes information on the brain development that occurs during the first three years of life in typically developing infants. The course presents research on physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development to assist parents and professionals in understanding the importance of infancy in human development.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC L.Garner             Davis Cntr Davis 210     19518 
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.



ECE 343    Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 of young children. The knowledge of developmentally appropriate language and literacy instructional practices will improve early childhood educators' abilities to support young children from birth to age 5 in building a strong foundation for learning to use language, both spoken and written, in the primary grades.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC L.Weatherspoon       SCC MAIN CDC 208         19758 
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On-Campus



ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must show proof of a negative TB test and have background check and fingerprinting completed prior to beginning work in the schools.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a career exploration course with an early field experience for those students considering the field of K-8 teaching. It includes a supervised field placement of three hours weekly in a local elementary school in addition to weekly class meetings on campus. Course content includes the profession and culture of teaching, observation skills, communication skills, diversity, and social issues. Students' field experiences will integrate and apply the course content.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         03:00PM-04:20PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         16398 
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TBA       TBA             LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         16398 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208           
Hybrid Class. Mandatory Orientation: TBA. Students need to arrange their schedules to accommodate a three-hour morning lab at an elementary school in the Sacramento area. Students should include the time required for transportation to and from the school site in planning their class schedule. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/normanlorenz/ for details.



ECE 356    Programs for the School-Age Child    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and ECE 312; and ECE 314 or SOC 312; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of planning, implementing, and evaluating programs for the before- and after-school care of school-age children (K-8). Emphasis will be placed on day-to-day program operation, teaching strategies, developmental levels of the school-age child, and age-appropriate activities. Assignments are incorporated for students to observe and evaluate school-age care programs in our community.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Salluzzo           SCC MAIN CDC 101         15936 
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On-Campus



ECE 362    Music for Children    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the fundamentals of music for early childhood professionals working with children from infancy through early childhood. Theoretical perspectives are blended with practical classroom applications. The use of music and movement to develop pre-academic skills, in classroom management, for community building, and to facilitate transitions will be presented. The course explores the place of children's music and movement in various cultures and traditions and teaches how to involve children in the diversity of musical traditions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LEC M.Salluzzo           SCC MAIN CDC 101         18280 
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On-Campus



ECE 400    Children with Exceptional Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of the developmental issues, characteristics, and learning differences of children from birth to adolescence with exceptional needs, including gifted and talented. Current educational strategies including assessment and curriculum design will be presented. Community resources, advocacy, and challenges for children with exceptional needs and their families will be examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC E.Morgan             SCC MAIN CDC 101         18968 
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On-Campus



ECE 415    Children's Health, Safety and Nutrition    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and LIBR 318; and MATH 34; and ECE 410 or HEED 330; and ECE 312; and ECE 314 or SOC 312; and NUTRI 300 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The key components that ensure the health, safety, and nutrition of both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Students will be introduced to early childhood curriculum, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures related to child health, safety, and nutrition. Course emphasis is placed on integrating and maintaining the optimal health, safety, and nutritional concepts in everyday planning and program development for all children. Projects related to health, safety, and nutrition education as well as optional field trips may be included as part of the curriculum. (C-ID ECE 220)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN CDC 208         15937 
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Service-Learning Option. The instructor will offer a Service-Learning option to interested students for the above section. To learn more about Service Learning visit: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/servicelearning/
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          17036 Textbook
Service-Learning Option. The instructor will offer a Service-Learning option to interested students for the above section. To learn more about Service Learning visit: http://www.scc.losrios.edu/servicelearning/
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at both the SCC Main Campus, and at the Davis Center. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details.



ECE 419    Healthy Young Children in Group Care    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course covers information necessary for providers to maintain safe and healthy environments for young children in their care. Topics include preventive health practices, infectious disease control, injury prevention, playground safety, and emergency preparedness. This course meets the requirements of mandated health and safety training for family child care providers.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC J.Tanner             West Sac WSC 115         19757 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



ECE 420    Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and 312 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in the elements of program planning, legal requirements, supervision, and personnel administration for early childhood education and care facilities. The emphasis in this course is on privately funded facilities licensed under the Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing, Title 22, Health and Safety Code.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Quintana           SCC MAIN CDC 208         15935 
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On-Campus



ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ECE 312 with grades "C" or better
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. Included are strategies for helping children negotiate and resolve conflicts caused by cultural differences, with a focus on using an anti-bias approach in the classroom. (C-ID ECE 230)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN RHS 261         18315 
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On-Campus



ECE 495    Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LEC
Description: Independent Studies in Early Childhood Education offers students the opportunity to explore topics and interests that are not available through a current semester's regular course offerings. Students must have a faculty member willing to support and evaluate the student's progress towards the student's learning objectives. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted toward the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Perry               TBA TBA                 20300 
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On-Campus



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Updated: November 12, 2014



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