Spring 2012 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, 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN CDC 101         18505 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN CDC 101         17682 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Carter             SCC MAIN CDC 208         17857 Textbook
On-Campus

M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Wright-MacColl     West Sac WSC 323         20313 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ECE 312    Child Development    3 Units

Same As: FCS 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; 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 in each area is discussed. Included are the influences of culture, family, and the environment. The material on this course is designed as a foundation for teaching, nursing, early childhood education, and parenting. (Credit offered for ECE 312 or FCS 312, but not both.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         18608 
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ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.

TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         18086 Textbook
ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN RHS 273         18087 Textbook
ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         18088 Textbook
ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.

M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC L.Rosen-Aydlett      SCC MAIN RHS 273         18089 Textbook
ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Lopez              SCC MAIN Online          18090 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm in RHN 258. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/lopezg
ECE 312 will not be offered as an FCS 312 course this semester.


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

Same As: FCS 314 and SOC 312
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 312 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, FCS 314, or SOC 312, maximum one course.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 101         18091 
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ECE 314 will not be offered as an FCS 314 course this semester.
On-Campus

MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         18793 Textbook
The above ECE 314 section (18793) makes extensive use of Desire to Learn (D2L) an online learning system.
ECE 314 will not be offered as an FCS 314 course this semester.
On-Campus

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Otto               SCC MAIN CDC 101         18092 Textbook
ECE 314 will not be offered as an FCS 314 course this semester.
On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          18093 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00pm - 3:50pm, on the main SCC campus in LRC 141. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj/orientation
ECE 314 will not be offered as an FCS 314 course this semester.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              Off Campus Online        18330 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 3:00pm - 3:50pm, on the main SCC campus in LRC 141. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj/orientation
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.
ECE 314 will not be offered as an FCS 314 course this semester.


ECE 320    Curriculum and Interactions in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 300 and either ECE 312 or FCS 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: 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 the developmentally appropriate theory which grounds curriculum and interactions in high quality early childhood education classrooms. Students are required to attend a lab section each week where they have the opportunity to apply and practice what they are learning in the lecture section. Topics include principles of curriculum development, classroom design,and child guidance. 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 selected sites. Students doing 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 (108 hours of laboratory experience are required for completion.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         09:00AM-10:40AM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17247 
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MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17248 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18157 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18158 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 - 10:40am.
On-Campus


ECE 321     Advanced Practicum in Early Childhood Education    4 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 320 with a grade 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 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 selected sites. Students doing 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 (108 hours of laboratory experience are required for completion.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         12:00PM-01:40PM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
TTh       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18612 
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MW        08:30AM-11:35AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18613 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18614 Textbook
WTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         18615 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 Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm.
On-Campus


ECE 342    Constructive Math and Science in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is an introduction to the constructivist approach to teaching mathematics 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 relating to math and science. The course introduces concepts aligned with California Preschool Learning Foundations in Mathematics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-08:50PM LEC D.Zaragoza           Davis Cntr Davis 121     19414 
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Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FCS 312 or ECE 312 with a grade of "C" or better.
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. It will fulfill one of the early field experiences for the CSUS blended liberal studies major. 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. Students will also complete a service learning project at participating schools.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         17249 
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M         03:00PM-04:20PM LAB N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208           
Hybrid Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 from 3:00pm - 4:20pm in CDC 208.


ECE 358    Activities for the School-Age Child (Six to Fourteen Years)    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and FCS 314 or ECE 314 or SOC 312; and ECE 356; and LIBR 318 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students will study developmentally appropriate activities for the school-age child (K-8). Topics include conflict management, construction, diversity, music, movement, science, nature, and drama. Students will explore other topics such as cooperative program planning, environments, guidance techniques and the importance of positive interpersonal relationships between the adults and the children in a school-age care program. As a semester project, the design, implementation and evaluation of school-age activities become the responsibility of the students.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Schultz            SCC MAIN CDC 101         18414 
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On-Campus


ECE 360    Art in Early Childhood    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the use of creative visual art in early childhood education programs. The appropriate use of art materials and activities for children at different developmental stages will be reinforced. Children's use of creative arts to represent their experiences and feelings will be examined as a developmental stage in the use of symbols and the development of literacy. The integration of creative art processes across the curriculum and the adaptation of these processes to support young children's development will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Weatherspoon       SCC MAIN CDC 208         18415 
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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, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC M.Schultz            West Sac WSC 216         20314 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ECE 400    Children with Exceptional Needs    3 Units

Prerequisite: ECE 312 or FCS 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, Jan 14-May 16
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC E.Morgan             SCC MAIN CDC 101         18912 
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On-Campus


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

Same As: FCS 346 and NUTRI 320
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 100; or ESLR 340 and ESLW 340 and ESL 114; and LIBR 318; and MATH 34; and ECE 410 or HEED 330; and FCS 312 or ECE 312; and FCS 314 or 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. (Students may receive credit for only one of the following: ECE 415, FCS 346, or NUTRI 320.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN CDC 208         16735 
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ECE 415 will not be offered as an FCS 346 or NUTRI 320 course this semester.On-Campus

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          18100 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Orientation: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 1:00pm - 1:50pm, on the main SCC campus in LRC 141. For more information, students should visit the instructor's web site at http://web.scc.losrios.edu/foleyj/orientation
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.
ECE 415 will not be offered as an FCS 346 or NUTRI 320 course this semester.


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

Prerequisite: ECE 320 or 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: At least one year of experience working with children in a child care and development program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an advanced course in the administration and coordination of multi-faceted Child Development Programs. The focus of the course will be programs funded with public money or administered by a board of directors. Additional emphasis will be on personnel management including teacher classifications under the Child Development Permit Matrix. This course meets the requirements of the Education Code under Title 5 and the Commission for Teacher Credentialing, California Site Supervisor Permit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Quintana           SCC MAIN CDC 208         18783 
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On-Campus


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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Garner             SCC MAIN CDC 101         20699 
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On-Campus


ECE 430    Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100, and FCS 312 or 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC N.Lorenz             SCC MAIN CDC 208         19162 
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On-Campus


ECE 455    Environment Rating Scales in Early Childhood Programs    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course examines Environment Rating Scales (Infant/Toddler, Early Childhood, School Age Programs and Family Child Care) as tools for quality improvement in a variety of child development programs. Emphasis is given to theory and best practices in order to evaluate classrooms, materials, and interactions between adults and children.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         08:00PM-08:50PM LEC L.Garner             SCC MAIN CDC 101         20508 
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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. This course may be taken for credit up to four times. 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 towards the minimum 60 units required for admissions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Perry               TBA TBA                 21442 
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On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012