Spring 2017 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN T04 1           17657 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Murphy             SCC MAIN T04 1           17191 Textbook
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC K.Carter             SCC MAIN PAC 103         17307 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Garner             West Sac WSC 216         19781 Textbook
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 D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Garner             SCC MAIN CDC 208         17725 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN CDC 208         18954 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Minnick            SCC MAIN T04 1           17436 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:15PM LEC S.Edwinson           SCC MAIN T04 1           17437 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC S.Murillo            SCC MAIN CDC 208         17438 Textbook
On-Campus

T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Brown              West Sac WSC 219         18203 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC A.Strimling          SCC MAIN Online          17439 Textbook
Online Class. Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/amystrimling/


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 D; CSU Area E1; IGETC Area 4
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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC M.Minnick            SCC MAIN T04 1           17440 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN CDC 208         17808 Textbook
The above ECE 314 section (17808) makes extensive use of Desire to Learn (D2L) an online learning system.

M         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN CDC 208         17441 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Otto               West Sac WSC 219         19782 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          17442 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus, West Sacramento Center, 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 about orientations and course management.
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/

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              Off Campus Online        17571 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus, West Sacramento Center, 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 about orientations and course management.
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/
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 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         16986 
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MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         16987 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17479 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17480 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 - 11:05am.
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, Jan 14-May 17
T         12:00PM-01:50PM LEC L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 208           
TTh       08:45AM-11:50AM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17729 
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MW        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17730 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Perry              SCC MAIN CDC 135         17731 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 Tuesday 12:00pm - 1:50pm.
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 17
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN CDC 208         18951 
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On-Campus


ECE 350    Introduction to Elementary Teaching with Field Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: 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 provides students an opportunity to explore the field of K-8 teaching. It includes a supervised structured field placement of three hours weekly (minimum of 45 hours per semester) in a local public elementary school with a campus-approved certificated teacher. The weekly class meetings focus on the profession of teaching, observation skills, communication skills, and cultural competency. Students' field experiences will integrate and apply the course content.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Zaragoza            TBA TBA                 16988 
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M         04:30PM-05:50PM LAB D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN CDC 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Zaragoza            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class. This class will meet every Monday, but will also be conducted online. Students must complete 3 additional hours per week in an off campus elementary classroom.


ECE 358    Activities 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 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, arts and crafts, 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 17
F         12:30PM-03:45PM LEC M.Salluzzo           SCC MAIN CDC 208         20022 
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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 17
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Weatherspoon       SCC MAIN CDC 208         18307 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC D.Jeske              SCC MAIN CDC 208         17860 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN CDC 208         16649 
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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              Off Campus Online        17447 Textbook
Online Class. Mandatory Course Orientations are scheduled at the SCC Main Campus, West Sacramento Center, 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 about orientations and course management.
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/
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Foley              SCC MAIN Online          18903 
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Online Class. A Mandatory Course Orientation will be scheduled at the SCC Main Campus. Enrolled students (and students wishing to add) must visit the instructor's web site at http://www.scc.losrios.edu/joannfoley/orientation/ for details about the orientation and course management.


ECE 422    Administration II: Personnel and Leadership in Early Childhood Education    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 funds 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 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Edwinson           Off Campus Online        19758 
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Online Class. Orientations are TBA.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Zaragoza           SCC MAIN T04 1           17965 
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On-Campus

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2016