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ECE. 191 Children's Literature (3 units)

An overview of the body of world literature deemed appropriate and enriching for children from infancy to adolescence. The course is designed to impart knowledge about practical experience in presenting age-appropriate literature to children and youth. Theory and analyses of discerning literary genres, criteria for selection, and techniques for using classic and contemporary literature with young people. Also listed as LIT. 191.

ECE. 201 Child Development (3 units)

Examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There will be an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201.

ECE. 210 Early Childhood Education Principles (3 units)

Historical context and theoretical perspectives of developmentally appropriate practice in early care and education. Examines the role of the early childhood educator, identification of best practices for environmental design, curriculum, and teaching strategies. Explores teacher child relationships, professional ethics, career pathways and professional standards.

ECE. 211 Early Childhood Education Curriculum (3 units)

An overview of knowledge and skills related to providing appropriate curriculum and environments for young children from birth to age 8. Students will examine a teacher's role in supporting the development and fostering the joy of learning for all young children using observation and assessment strategies emphasizing the essential role of play and other developmentally appropriate pedagogy. An overview of content areas will include but not be limited to language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, math and science.

ECE. 212 Child, Family and Community (3 units)

An examination of the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community and emphasizes 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.

ECE. 223 Infant and Toddler Development (3 units)

A study of infants and toddlers from pre-conception to age three including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. Applies theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. Emphasizes the role of the family and relationships in development.

ECE. 225 Care and Education for Infants and Toddlers (3 units)

Applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. Examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from birth to 36 months.

ECE. 240 ECE Administration I: Business/Legal (3 units)

Introduction to the administration of early childhood programs. Covers program types, budget, management, regulations, laws, development and implementation of policies and procedures. Examines administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to organize, open, and operate an early care and education program.

ECE. 241 ECE Administration II: Personnel and Leadership (3 units)

Development of effective strategies for personnel, management, and leadership in early care and education settings. Includes legal and ethical responsibilities, supervision techniques, professional development, and reflective practices for a diverse and inclusive early care and education program.

ECE. 242 Adult Supervision and Mentoring (2 units)

Study of the methods and principles of supervising student teachers, volunteers, staff, and other professionals in early care and education settings. Emphasis is on the roles and development of early childhood professionals as mentors and leaders.

ECE. 260 Children with Special Needs (3 units)

Introduces the variations in development of children with special needs ages birth through eight and the resulting impact on families. Includes an overview of historical and societal influences, laws relating to children with special needs, and the identification and referral process.

ECE. 263 Curriculum and Strategies for Children with Special Needs (3 units)

Covers curriculum and intervention strategies for working with children with special needs in partnership with their families. Focuses on the use of observation and assessment in meeting the individualized needs of children in inclusive and natural environments. Includes the role of the teacher as a professional working with families, collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, and cultural competence.

ECE. 272 Teaching in a Diverse Society (3 units)

Examination of the development of social identities in diverse societies including theoretical and practical implications of culture, ethnicity, stereotyping and bias as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Course includes self-examination and reflection on issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias.

ECE. 314 Health, Safety, and Nutrition for Young Children (3 units)

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. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. Also listed as HSCI 314.

ECE. 331 The Role of the Teacher (1 units)

Overview of the factors that contribute to success and satisfaction in teaching. Topics include: personal characteristics of teachers; stages of teacher development; teaching responsibilities; career opportunities; professional development; and the benefits of professional affiliations.

ECE. 333 Observation and Assessment (3 units)

The appropriate use of assessment and observation tools and strategies to document young children’s development and learning. Emphasizes use of findings to inform and plan learning environments and experiences. Students practice recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools, along with opportunities to partner with families and professionals. It is a required core course for the ECE certificate and AS degree.

ECE. 366 Practicum in Early Childhood Education (3 units)

A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child-centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, assessment, and knowledge of curriculum content are emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. Meets the supervised teaching requirement for the CA State Child Development Teaching Permit and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serves children from infancy through middle childhood.

ECE. 367 Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education (3 units)

A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision in an inclusive or special education setting. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Required for the ECSE certificate, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the CA State CD teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood.

ECE. 665 Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education (0.5- 2 units)

This course is designed to develop specific skills that are utilized in Early Childhood Education environments. The course will focus on one specific topic; for example, multicultural curriculum, techniques to foster sense of community, selecting a preschool, handling behavior problems, working with parents, etc.

ECE. 695 Independent Study in Early Childhood Education (0.5- 3 units)

Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline.

Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

  • Analyze major developmental milestones and various theoretical frameworks that relate to early care and education to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the early years as well as the many influences on development
  • Identify best teaching and care practices and the components of early childhood settings, curriculum, and teaching strategies to increase child growth and competence.
  • Assess the interrelationship of child, family, and community and how educational, political, socioeconomic factors directly impact the lives of children and families.
Office Information
Location: Building 8-8317B
Email: brower@smccd.edu
Phone: (650) 738-4304
Spring 2021 Courses  |  Summer 2021 Courses

Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 41840 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 41840 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 42669 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Brower,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 42669 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Brower,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 44913 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA McClain,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 44913 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA McClain,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 47080 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 201 - 47080 - Child Development
ECE. 201 CHILD DEVELOPMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the major physical, psychosocial and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. Emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors, While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences, and analyze characteristics of development at various stages. Also listed as PSYC 201. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3, E1).

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 210 - 45840 - Early Child Ed Principles
ECE. 210 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PRINCIPLES (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Overview of the history, nature, and goals of Early Childhood Education. Exploration of various program models in ECE, current issues, and long-range trends. Qualifications and training required for teachers of young children. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Browne,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 210 - 45840 - Early Child Ed Principles
ECE. 210 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PRINCIPLES (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Overview of the history, nature, and goals of Early Childhood Education. Exploration of various program models in ECE, current issues, and long-range trends. Qualifications and training required for teachers of young children. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Browne,K
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 211 - 30280 - ECE Curriculum
ECE. 211 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CURRICULUM (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An overview of knowledge and skills related to providing appropriate curriculum and environments for young children from birth to age 8. Students will examine a teacher's role in supporting development and fostering the joy of learning for all young children using observation and assessment strategies emphasizing the essential role of play. An overview of content areas will include, but not be limited to, language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, and math and science. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 211 - 30280 - ECE Curriculum
ECE. 211 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CURRICULUM (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An overview of knowledge and skills related to providing appropriate curriculum and environments for young children from birth to age 8. Students will examine a teacher's role in supporting development and fostering the joy of learning for all young children using observation and assessment strategies emphasizing the essential role of play. An overview of content areas will include, but not be limited to, language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, and math and science. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Porter,N
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 212 - 44432 - Child, Family & Community
ECE. 212 CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An overview of contemporary family and community issues influencing childhood. Interactions among the child, family, school, peers, media, and the community are explored. The course focuses on the socialization process, including cultural and ethnic diversity, parenting styles, gender roles, and the role of the community. Community resources available to children and families are also covered. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).

TBA Venkataraman,S
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 212 - 44432 - Child, Family & Community
ECE. 212 CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
An overview of contemporary family and community issues influencing childhood. Interactions among the child, family, school, peers, media, and the community are explored. The course focuses on the socialization process, including cultural and ethnic diversity, parenting styles, gender roles, and the role of the community. Community resources available to children and families are also covered. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (D3).

TBA Venkataraman,S
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 240 - 38669 - ECE Admin: Bus/Legal
ECE. 240 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION I: BUSINESS/LEGAL (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: ECE. 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211 and ECE. 212, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
Overview of the business aspects of caring for children in early childhood settings and its social, political and economic implications. Included are the legal and regulatory requirements for early childhood settings, laws relating to child care and facets of business and fiscal management. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Campbell,T
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 240 - 38669 - ECE Admin: Bus/Legal
ECE. 240 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION I: BUSINESS/LEGAL (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: ECE. 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211 and ECE. 212, or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
Overview of the business aspects of caring for children in early childhood settings and its social, political and economic implications. Included are the legal and regulatory requirements for early childhood settings, laws relating to child care and facets of business and fiscal management. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Campbell,T
Online Class CLASS OVER ECE. 260 - 45594 - Children with Special Needs
ECE. 260 CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent; and ECE. 201, or PSYC 201 or equivalent.
A survey of the issues related to children with special needs. Special needs refer to physical, sensory, communicative and behavioral disabilities. Additional topics include a historical perspective, current laws and legislation, inclusion practices in early childhood education settings, and appropriate community resources. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Adams,J
Online Class CLASS OVER ECE. 260 - 45594 - Children with Special Needs
ECE. 260 CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent; and ECE. 201, or PSYC 201 or equivalent.
A survey of the issues related to children with special needs. Special needs refer to physical, sensory, communicative and behavioral disabilities. Additional topics include a historical perspective, current laws and legislation, inclusion practices in early childhood education settings, and appropriate community resources. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Adams,J
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 263 - 44439 - Strategies for Special Needs

ECE. 263 CURRICULUM AND STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: ECE. 260, and ECE. 201 or PSYC 201 or equivalent; and eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent.
Highlights best practices in Early Childhood Special Education. Curriculum adaptations, support strategies and embedded intervention to facilitate the development of cognitive, motor, social, emotional and language skills in young children with special needs (preschool, TK, and kindergarten) are discussed. Other topics include but are not limited to positive behavior support, functional behavior analysis, task analysis, collaborative teaching, and integrative lesson planning. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Adams,J
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 263 - 44439 - Strategies for Special Needs

ECE. 263 CURRICULUM AND STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: ECE. 260, and ECE. 201 or PSYC 201 or equivalent; and eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent.
Highlights best practices in Early Childhood Special Education. Curriculum adaptations, support strategies and embedded intervention to facilitate the development of cognitive, motor, social, emotional and language skills in young children with special needs (preschool, TK, and kindergarten) are discussed. Other topics include but are not limited to positive behavior support, functional behavior analysis, task analysis, collaborative teaching, and integrative lesson planning. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Adams,J
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 272 - 46110 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
ECE. 272 TEACHING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the development of social identities in diverse societies, including theoretical and practical implications of culture, ethnicity, stereotyping and bias as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse sociatey. Course includes self-examination and reflection on issues relate to social identity, stereotypes and bias. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Venkataraman,S
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 272 - 46110 - Teaching in a Diverse Society
ECE. 272 TEACHING IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Examination of the development of social identities in diverse societies, including theoretical and practical implications of culture, ethnicity, stereotyping and bias as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms and teaching. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse sociatey. Course includes self-examination and reflection on issues relate to social identity, stereotypes and bias. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Venkataraman,S
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 314 - 42701 - Health, Safety, Nutrition-ECE
ECE. 314 HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
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. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. Also listed as HSCI 314. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Kiesselbach,L
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 314 - 42701 - Health, Safety, Nutrition-ECE
ECE. 314 HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
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. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. Also listed as HSCI 314. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Kiesselbach,L
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 333 - 39993 - Observation and Assessment
ECE. 333 OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or equivalent; and PSYC 201 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
Provides an overview of the appropriate use of assessment and observational strategies to document development, growth, play and learning when advocating for children's success with families and professionals. Recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools are explored. Observation in an early childhood setting and outside on-going observations on a target child is a requirement of the course. It is a required course for the ECE Certificate and AS Degree program, and is also useful for Psychology and other Social Science majors who will be observing human behavior. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Watts,J
Online Class IN
PROGRESS
ECE. 333 - 39993 - Observation and Assessment
ECE. 333 OBSERVATION AND ASSESSMENT (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or equivalent; and PSYC 201 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
Provides an overview of the appropriate use of assessment and observational strategies to document development, growth, play and learning when advocating for children's success with families and professionals. Recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools are explored. Observation in an early childhood setting and outside on-going observations on a target child is a requirement of the course. It is a required course for the ECE Certificate and AS Degree program, and is also useful for Psychology and other Social Science majors who will be observing human behavior. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Watts,J
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 6:30pm-9:30pm Browne,K
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ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Browne,K
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ECE. 366 - 38521 - Practicum in ECE
ECE. 366 PRACTICUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/96-108 Field Experience hours. Prerequisite: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201, ECE. 210, ECE. 211, ECE. 212, and ECE. 333 or equivalent. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision at approved sites. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of curriculum content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. It is required for the ECE certificate and AS degree program, meets the supervised teaching requirement for the California State Child Development teaching permit, and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serve children from infancy through middle childhood. Placements at approved sites only. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Browne,K
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
M 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
M 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47616 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
W 4:00pm-7:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
CLASS OVER ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
OPEN ECE. 665SM - 47617 - Dual Language Learn/Teach
S 9:00am-12:20pm Ansari,S
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ECE. 670 - 36942 - Cooperative Education
TBA Watts,J
Day Class   IN
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ECE. 670 - 36942 - Cooperative Education
TBA Watts,J
Kathryn Browne
Kathryn Browne (Professor)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
brownek@smccd.edu More details »
James Adams
James Adams (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
adamsjames@smccd.edu More details »
Michelle Amaral
Michelle Amaral (Child Development Center Aide III-Master Teacher)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
amaralm@smccd.edu
BLDG 14/Loma Chica
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Kristina Brower
Kristina Brower (Program Services Coordinator)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
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Teresa Campbell
Teresa Campbell (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
campbellt@smccd.edu
BLDG 8307
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Nicole Porter
Nicole Porter (Early Childhood/Elementary Education Instructor)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
portern@smccd.edu More details »
Elaine Francisco
Elaine Francisco (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
franciscoe@smccd.edu
BLDG 14
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Nataliya Gamburg
Nataliya Gamburg (Child Dev Ctr Aide III (Master))
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
gamburg@smccd.edu
BLDG 14
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Daina Lujan
Daina Lujan (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
lujand@smccd.edu More details »
Tina (Jacinda) Watts
Tina (Jacinda) Watts (Child Development Services Coordinator)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-Child Development Center
wattst@smccd.edu
BLDG 14
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Sujatha Venkataraman
Sujatha Venkataraman (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
venkataramans@smccd.edu
BLDG 08-8307
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Sue Krishna
Sue Krishna (Adjunct Faculty)
Business, Education and Professional Programs-ECE
krishnas@smccd.edu
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