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Early Childhood Development
ECD 11 Exploring Education 3.00 Units
This course introduces students to the concepts and issues related to teaching diverse learners in today's contemporary schools, Pre-K, Kindergarten through the 12th grade. Topics include teaching as a profession and career, historical and philosophical foundations of the American education system, contemporary education issues, California's content standards and frameworks, and teacher performance standards. In addition to class time, the course requires a minimum of 45 hours of structured fieldwork in public school elementary classrooms that represent California's diverse student population, and includes cooperation with at least one carefully selected and campus- approved certificated classroom teacher.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 15 Abnormal Child Psychology 3.00 Units
An exploration of the emotional, cognitive, developmental, and behavioral problems of childhood and adolescence. Topics include: common stresses and problems of adjustment; the effects of stress, abuse, and traumas on development; intellectual disability, autistic spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities; normal and abnormal problems of attention, conduct, mood, anxiety, sleep, eating, sex, learning and speech. Examination of the causes of mental health problems in children and adolescents and approaches to treatment. Students who have completed or are enrolled in PSYC 15 may not receive credit.
College: Las Positas College
Division: STEM
 
ECD 29 Independent Study, ECD .50 to 2.00 Units
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 30 CA Prschl: English Lang Devel 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the English language learners' domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including strands of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 31 Performing Arts: Prschl Fndtns 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the performing arts domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including strands of music, drama, and dance. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Develoment Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early- primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 32 Math: Preschool Foundations 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the mathematics domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including the strands of number sense, algebra and functions, measurement, geometry, and mathematical reasoning. Provides strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre- school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 33 Science: Preschool Foundations 1.00 Unit
Introduces the science domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including the strands of scientific inquiry, physical, life and earth sciences and provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 34 Literacy Preschool Foundations 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the language and literacy development domain in the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including the strands of listening and speaking, reading, and writing. Provides practical considerations for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 35 Social/Emotional Prshl Fndtns 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the social and emotional development domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including the strands of self, social interaction, and relationships. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 36 Visual Arts: Presch Found 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the visual arts domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including artistic expression and response, and skills using various art mediums. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 37 Health: Preschool Foundations 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the health domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including strands of health habits, safety, and nutrition. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, as well as pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 38 Hist Soc Sci: Presch Foun 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the history and social science domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including strands of self and society, civics, history, geograpy, ecology, and economics. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or professional development units for Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early-primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 39 Physical Devel: Presch Found 1.00 Unit
Introduction to the physical development domain of the California Preschool Learning Foundations and Frameworks including strands of fundamental movement skills, perceptual-motor skills and movement concepts, and active physical play. Provides practical strategies for implementing the curriculum frameworks developed for this domain. Applicable to required or Child Development Permit holders, pre-school, transitional kindergarten, and early- primary teachers.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 40 Social & Emotional Foundations 3.00 Units
Focus on the healthy social and emotional development of young children as the foundation for children's early learning. Students will become aware of the role of the teacher in establishing an environment that promotes the healthy social and emotional development of young children. Strongly recommended: Early Childhood Development 56 and 62.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 41 Strat Work Challenge Behavior 3.00 Units
Appropriate for classroom teachers in various settings including Transitional Kindergarten, students will identify developmentally appropriate behaviors, challenging behaviors and the various influences that affect children's behavior. Students will analyze children's behaviors and select strategies to make positive changes. Emphasizes the connection between children's social and emotional development and their success in the classroom, and how the teachers' perceptions, experiences, and behavior influence child behaviors.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4901 Developmental Parenting 2.00 Units
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4902 Quality School Age Child Care 3.00 Units
Designed to foxter understanding of the whole child, developmentally appropriate environments, development of relationships with children and parents, and professional development of the provider.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4903 Creating Learning Environments 2.00 Units
Advanced course for infant/toddler child care providers who are currently working in an Infant/Toddler setting. The students will study the effect of how the environment impacts the total development of the child. Focus on developmentally appropriate materials and experiences for infants and toddlers that will support the child's development in a culturally and responsive way.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4904 Quality Family Child Care 2.00 Units
Designed for students interested in starting a family child care or currently working in a family child care home.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4905 Family Childcare Fieldsite .50 to 1.00 Unit
Students will get the experience of participating in a child care facility.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 4906 Study Skills 1.00 Unit
Introduction and review of skills for effective participation and completion of early childhood classes. Includes scheduling, reading, notetaking and assignment completion issues as they relate to early childhood courses.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 50 ECD Principles and Practices 3.00 Units
An examination of the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development of all young children. This course includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 52 Childhood and Adolescence 3.00 Units
Concentrating on the portions of the lifespan from middle childhood continuing through adolescence and addressing both typical and atypical children. Biological changes such as puberty, brain, cognitive development, changes in family and peer relationships, and identity development will be explored. Includes an understanding of the various contexts in which this age group develops, such as family, peer groups, school, and work. Emphasis on the continuity, observation, scientific methods, and stages of development.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 54 Child Health/Safety/Nutrition 3.00 Units
Aspects of nutrition, health and safety that promote and maintains the health and well-being of all children and adults who work with young children. Topics include health and nutritional guidelines, maintaining safe and healthy learning environments, state regulations, policies and procedures, common childhood illnesses, infectious diseases, school-family collaboration and emergency preparedness, first aid and injury prevention.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 55 The Professional Care-Giver 2.00 Units
Analysis of motives, goals, qualifications, competencies and attitudes of the successful professional and relationships with clients; includes individual assessments and strategies for career success. Strongly recommended: Early Childhood Development 50.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 56 Child Growth and Development 3.00 Units
A study of the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/ language development 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.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 59 Literacy in Early Childhood 3.00 Units
Enhance the early literacy outcomes of young children by improving teachers' knowledge of early literacy development and their skills in teaching early literacy to young children from birth through school age. Strongly recommended: Early Childhood Development 56.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 60 Young Child/Exceptional Needs 3.00 Units
Introduces the variations in development of infants and children with exceptional needs and the resulting impact on families. Includes an overview of historical and societal influences, laws relating to children with exceptional needs, and the identification and referral process. Assessments, interventions, and learning environments for infants and children with exceptional needs. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 56 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 62 Child, Family and Community 3.00 Units
Patterns of family living in contemporary society, including the varying roles and interactions of family members; demographic, socio-cultural, racial, economic and historical and developmental factors affecting children, families and relationship of the family to early care and education and to community resources. The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 63 Early Childhood Curriculum 4.00 Units
Professional application of the principles of human growth and development in: the study of play based inclusive curriculum, the physical environment and learning experiences including program content, the use of materials, the facilitation and guidance of all children's experiences based on developmentally appropriate principles, the methods used to meet all children's physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and creative needs including infant and toddler within cultural context. Prerequisite: ECD 50 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) and , ECD 56 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 65 Admin 1: Programs in ECE 3.00 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: Relationships with families, and community. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 62 and 63 (both completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 67 Infant/Toddler Development 3.00 Units
A study of infants and toddlers from preconception to 36 months including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. Applies theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. Examination of best practices, responsive caregiving techniques, environments, infant/toddler learning foundations, health, safety, and licensing requirements. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 56 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 68 Admin II: Personl & Leadership 3.00 Units
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. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 62 and 63 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 69 Child Stdy Through Observation 3.00 Units
Current approaches for observing recording the behavior of infants and young children using various scientific techniques. Effective observations that build on respecting and fostering all children's competence, striving for objectivity and individualizing programs to meet individual children's learning and developmental assessment. Direct observational experience and application of methods is required weekly. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 56 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 70 Family Child Care Profession 2.00 Units
Focus of this course is on aspects of setting up and operating a family childcare business including regulations, contracts and menu planning. The course explores creation of an optimum childcare environment and curriculum for multiple age groups, relationships with families in a "home environment" and health and safety practices.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 71 Creative Prog Family Childcare 1.00 Unit
The focus for this course is on increasing the practical skills necessary for working with young children in a family child care situation. Information will be given about inexpensive and easily obtainable materials and how these can improve the physical and emotional quality of the child care provided. Available community resources that provide support for families and children will be researched.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 73 Family Child Care Provider 2.00 Units
This course of instruction is designed to assist the family child care provider in developing new and advanced knowledge and skills that will enhance the provider's career and self-esteem. It examines the blending of the business and the nurturing sides of family child care and offers creative coping solutions aimed at promoting provider longevity, credibility, professionalism and ultimately resulting in his/her home/business providing quality child care.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 74 Child Guidance 2.00 Units
This course introduces practical principles and techniques for developmentally and culturally appropriate guidance. Emphasis is on encouraging self-esteem and cultural awareness, effective communication skills, and direct and indirect guidance techniques and strategies. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate strategies which encourage positive social interactions, promote conflict resolution and develop self- control self-motivation and self-esteem in children. 2 hours
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
ECD 75 Orient School Age Child Care 1.00 Unit
An introduction to the developmentally appropriate behavior of school age children and how to provide activities that will build their self-esteem, meet and challenge their diverse interests, expose them to creative art, music, literature and give their high energy a productive outlet. Promoting positive behavior and dealing effectively with discipline issues. Designed for child care centers and family day care home providers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 76 Methods/Materials-Spec Child 3.00 Units
Survey of successful techniques, developmental materials, and methods of working with young children with special needs and their families. Prerequisite: Psychology 51 (or concurrent enrollment), or Early Childhood Development 60 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 78 Language Development 3.00 Units
Language acquisition theories and emergent literacy in monolingual and young English language learners. Includes oral and written language development, developmental stages of receptive and expressive language, print awareness phonemic awareness and early reading and writing development: family patterns, cultural values, and environmental circumstances that affect language development and communication styles; assessment and early identification of linguistic delays. Prerequisite: ECD 56 (Completed with a grade of "C" or higher.) 3 hours
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 79 Teach in a Diverse Society 3.00 Units
Critical examination of societal and personal attitudes and beliefs, values, assumptions and biases about culture, race, language, identity, family structures, ability, socio-economic status and other issues influenced by systemic oppression. Recognize and confront barriers that interfere with ones ability to work effectively with diverse populations of children and families. Enhance teacher's skills for educating children in a pluralistic society.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 83 Adult Mentoring & Supervision 2.00 Units
Methods and principles of mentoring and supervising adults in Early Care and Education settings. Emphasis on the role of experienced classroom teachers who function as mentors to new teachers while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, families and other staff. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 62 and 63 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 87 Quality Envirnmnt Infnt/Toddlr 3.00 Units
Applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group care. Examines essential policies, classroom environments, caregiving principles and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants and toddlers which is culturally sensitive and supports families. Strongly recommended: Early Childhood Development 67.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 90 Practicum/Supervise Experience 4.00 Units
Practicum experience working with young children under the supervision of an ECE/CD faculty; Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build 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. Prerequisite: ECD 50, ECD 56, ECD 62, ECD 63 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 91 Adaptive Curr Exceptional Need 3.00 Units
Direct experience working with young children in special day classes or inclusive settings: application of intervention strategies using best practices of early childhood development and special education in adapting curriculum to meet the individual needs of children. Observation of the assessment process by the special education team and assisting in the implementation of the educational plan. Includes the role of the teacher as a professional working in partnership with families, collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, and cultural competence. Lab hours required in an inclusive classroom setting. Prerequisite: Early Childhood Development 60 and 90 (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 92 Creative Act & Mat/Young Child 1.00 Unit
Specific topics covering a variety of curriculum activities and materials such as: art, literacy, music, movement, block play, dramatic play, outdoor environments, science and math which are current and relevant to early childhood professionals. Focus is on Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) criteria for curriculum responsive in Early Childhood classrooms. (Specific topic to appear in schedule of classes.)
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 93 Relat Interac Guid/Young Child 1.00 Unit
Specific topics which provide a study of current concepts and issues in the key role of relationships, constructive teacher-child interactions, and guidance strategies supporting the development of all children.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 94 Foster Children Cogn Dev/Lang 1.00 Unit
Specific topics which provide a study of current concepts and issues in the key role of fostering children's cognitive development and supporting the development of children's language.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 95 Work Experience 1.00 to 3.00 Units
Cooperative effort between, student, supervisor and instructor to accomplish professional work objectives and broaden experiences. On-the-job work experience to build early childhood competencies. Corequisite: Early Childhood Development 96
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
Co-Requisites: ECD 96
 
ECD 96 Work Experience Seminar 1.00 Unit
Discussion and analysis of problems often encountered by employees at the workplace. Application of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct to difficult situations that occur at the job site. Develop and complete measurable developmentally appropriate goals in early care and education settings. Corequisite: Early Childhood Development 95.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
Co-Requisites: ECD 95
 
ECD 98 Quality Std in ECD Programs 1.00 Unit
Assessing the early childhood program and learning environment helps early childhood professionals to improve the quality of their programs. A variety of assessment tools for programs as well as state standards and guidelines for early childhood programs will be studied. The emphasis will be on effective assessment strategies, methods, and tools in an early childhood setting and how they relate to children's learning outcomes.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9901 Design Responsive Environment 2.00 Units
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9902 Mentor Seminar .50 Units
Mentor Teachers attend monthly seminars to discuss issures related to their role as supervisors of early childhood student teachers. Prerequisite: selection as an Early Childhood Mentor Teacher.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9903 Program Planning ECD Activity 2.00 Units
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9904 Nurture Envirnmnt/Infnt&Toddlr 1.00 Unit
Designed to help participants increase their skills in working with infants and toddlers in order to provide quality care that meets their needs, in a warm and supportive environment. Designed to fit the diversity of the group as well as their needs. Course will be inter- active and self reflective.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9905 School Age Child Care Update .50 Units
A group of workshops on a variety of topics related to school age child care such as the following: curriculum, child development, handling difficult behavior, working with parents, current legislation, child abuse and advocacy.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9906 Bridging the Gap 1.00 Unit
Instruct teachers and directors from child care centers in San Francisco, in the concepts of shared decision-making and participatory management, and to enlist their participation in creating a manual on ways to improve the work environment in child care programs.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9907 Observation Techniques 2.00 Units
Training in observation techniques, analysis and use of observational data for the purpose of understanding children's developmental needs and appropriate program development.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9908 Issues in Parenting 1.00 Unit
Examination of the development of the pre-school age child with emphasis upon the cognitive and social areas. Improving parent-child relationships. Working with pre-school teachers to facilitate development. Review of contemporary issues in parenting and child development.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9909 Community Leadership 2.00 Units
Designed to assist the participants in developing and increasing their leadership skills. Emphasis will be on personal and professional growth. This course will be interactive, self-reflective and designed to fit the individual needs of the group.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9910 Quality Family Child Care 1.00 Unit
A course for family child care providers that will increase their child development knowledge, increase their skills in fostering children's physical, emotional and intellectual needs, and to explore the legal and contractual issues in running a family child care business.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9911 Supervised Field Exper/Seminar 3.00 to 4.00 Units
Supervised experience in working with young children. Discussion of problems and concerns of preschool teachers. Observation of children, planning, conducting and evaluating activities for a selected group. Designed for first year Early Childhood Development students.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9912 Understand Children Behavior 1.00 Unit
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9913 Quality Family Child Care Prov 1.00 Unit
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9914 The Whole Child 2.00 Units
A telecourse for Early Childhood professionals who are working with young children. The course is an overview of the development of children from birth to five years. It will deal with promoting children's emotion and social development as well as their cognitive skills. The course tapes will be televised over channel 15 in English.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9915 Develop Appropriate Practices 2.00 Units
Learn to identify the legitimate needs of a population of students and to gear educational/experential opportunities to those needs. Designed for learning assertive communication skills; active listening and observation in order to develop effective two-way communication. In light of the previous skills, to develop and implement program elements incorporating these skills and practices.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9916 Americorps Field Experience 2.00 to 3.00 Units
Supervised field experience working with young children. Application of child development theory into appropriate practice in the classroom environment designed for first year early childhood development Americorps students.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9917 Seminar/Americorps Fld Exper 1.00 Unit
Discussion of professional roles, responsibilities, issues and concerns of Early Childhood teachers. Emphasis will be put on the theory underline developmentally appropriate practice.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9918 Creative Responsive Learning 2.00 Units
Advanced course for infant/toddler child care providers currently working in an infant/toddler setting. Analyze principles of responsive caregiving and assess how they can be effective in developing children's optimum development. Study the effect of how the environment impacts the total development of the child. Focus on developmentally appropriate materials and experiences that support the child's development in a culturally and responsive way.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9919 Director Seminar 1.00 Unit
Directors, site supervisors and other administrators of early childhood programs attend monthly seminars to explore issues related to professional duties, including quality improvement efforts, advocacy, supervision of staff, consumer education and the mentoring of colleagues. Seminar content will be individualized to meet the needs of participants.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9920 Topics ECD Infant/Toddler Conf 1.00 Unit
Present infants' and toddlers' caregivers with current developments in the field. Caregivers will be informed of current trends, theories and practices. Methods and practices will be explored and information will be exchanged.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9921 Quality School Age Child Care 3.00 Units
Designed to foster understanding of the whole child, developmentally appropriate environments, development of relationships with children and parents, and professional development of the provider.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9922 Heads Up! Reading 3.50 Units
Designed to focus on the latest research-based principles and practices for providing children birth through age 5 a strong foundation in early reading and writing within a developmentally appropriate approach. Prepare current early childhood teachers and caregivers to enhance the early literacy outcomes of young children by improving teachers' knowledge of early literacy development, and their skills in teaching early literacy to young children from birth through age 5.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9925 Issues in ECD .50 to 3.00 Units
Series of workshops offered on a variety of topics which are current and relevant to early childhood professionals.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9926 Quality Environ/Infant/Toddler 3.00 Units
Observe and analyze infant/toddler classrooms using the Infant Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS). Design interior and exterior learning environment to meet the developmental needs of children birth-36 months. Referring to developmental profiles, students will plan appropriate learning experiences for infants and toddlers. Look at the influence that responsive and culturally sensitive relationships with children and their parents has on children's development. Strongly recommended: ECD 67.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9927 Intro to the Project Approach 3.00 Units
Principles and practices of the Project Approach, emphasizing the role of the teacher, the classroom climate, the three phases of project work, and documenting children's thinking. Strongly recommended: Early Childhood Development 63.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9928 The Project Approach Practicum 3.00 Units
Implementation of an in-depth project in an early childhood classroom. Students must be currently teaching in a classroom where they can implement and document a project with children.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9929 Our Children, Our Vision .50 Units
Series of workshops offered on a variety of topics, which are current and relevant to early childhood development.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9930 Literacy in the Classroom 3.00 Units
Designed to focus on the latest research-based principles and practices for providing children birth through age 5 a strong foundation in early reading and writing within a developmentally appropriate approach. This course will prepare current early childhood teachers and caregivers to enhance the early literacy outcomes of young children by improving teachers' knowledge of early literacy development, and their skills in teaching early literacy to young children from birth through age 5.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9931 Early Steps to Reading 1.50 Units
"Heads Up Reading" will prepare current early childhood teachers and caregivers to enhance the early literacy outcomes of young children by improving their knowledge of early literacy development, and their skills in teaching early literacy to young children from birth through age 5.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9933 Early Childhood Environments .50 Units
Assessing the early childhood learning environment and analyzing the outcomes helps early childhood professionals to improve the quality of their programs. Students will understand and use the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) to assess the physical environment, basic care, curriculum, schedule, program, child teacher interaction and parent and staff education of a child care setting.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9934 Business/Admin Practices/ECD .50 Units
Family child care and center base child care professionals will be introduced to practical business administration skills and will explore a variety of topics relating to creating a business plan. Practical skills will be applied and discussion will focus on marketing techniques, financial management practices, facility development processes, professional development activities, and business planning.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9935 Social & Emotional Foundations 3.00 Units
Focus on the healthy social-emotional development of young children, which is the foundation for children's early learning. Student will become aware of the mental health referral process for young children and be able to identify collaborative resources within the community of early care and education providers.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9936 Current Bus/Admin Practice/ECD 1.00 Unit
Family child care and center base child care professionals will be introduced to practical business administration skills and will explore a variety topics relating to creating a business plan. Practical skills will be applied and discussion will focus on marketing techniques, financial management practices, facility development processes, professional development activities, and business planning.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9937 Study Skills for ECD Classes 1.00 Unit
Development of skills for effective participation and completion of early childhood classes. Emphasis on time management, vocabulary, test preparation, strategies for taking exams, using a textbook effectively, notetaking and assignment completion issues as they relate to early childhood courses. Includes the educational requirements for the Child Development Permit. Students will develop an ECD Professional Plan.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9950 School Age Child Care Programs 1.00 Unit
An introduction to the developmentally appropriate behavior of school-age children and how to provide activities that will build their self-esteem, meet and challenge their diverse interests, expose them to creative art, music, literature and give their high energy a productive outlet. Promoting positive behavior and dealing effectively with discipline issues. Designed for child care centers and family day care home providers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9951 Family DayCare Home/Prov Adv 1.00 Unit
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9952 Teacher/Child Communication 1.00 Unit
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9955 Classroom Discipline Strategy 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9958 CORE Curric Family Child Care 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9959 Environments for Infants 2.00 Units
Looks at the temperaments of infants and toddlers and the "goodness of fit" between child and caregiver. Course will analyze principles of responsive caregiving and assess how these principles can be effective in developing children's optimum development. Participants will have opportunity to develop and design responsive learning environment for infants and toddlers.
College: Chabot College, Las Positas College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 9960 Infant and Toddler Group Care 1.50 Units
This course of instruction is designed for people caring in a group setting for children birth through age three years. Issues considered will be the social, cognitive, and physical development of infants and toddlers with consideration for children's different temperaments and with sensitivity to cultural diversity.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9961 Proj-Based Early Childhood Cur 1.00 Unit
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9962 Tech Software/Primary Grades 1.00 Unit
Hands-on experience with PowerMacs and the latest primary grade educational technology. Tutorial experience with first graders using software reading curriculum.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science
 
ECD 9963 Progs for the School Age Child 2.00 Units
Fundamentals of planning, implementing and evaluating programs for before and after school care of school-age children (K-6). Emphasis on developmental levels, age appropriate activities and day-to-day program operation
College: Las Positas College
Division: DIV III - LPC
 
ECD 9964 Planning Curric/Schl Age Child 3.00 Units
Fundamentals of planning, implementing and evaluating curriculum for before and after school care of school-age children (K-6). Emphasis on developmental levels, age appropriate activities, and developing an integrated curriculum.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science - LPC
 
ECD 9965 Communicate Effective/Schl Age 3.00 Units
Communication skills that promote self discipline and techniques for resolving conflicts with the school-age child and effective interactions with parents will be explored. The arrangement of the environment and the appropriateness of the program and materials will be examined with consideration to the developmental age of the children as they are instrumental to behavior management. Programs that promote pro-social behavior and self-discipline will be studied.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Social Science - LPC
 
ECD 9966 Infant/Toddler Family Childcar 1.00 Unit
This course is designed for family child care providers who are caring for children at birth through three years of age. Issues considered will be the social, cognitive, and physical development of infants and toddlers with sensitivity to children's different temperaments and cultural factors.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9967 Contem Trends/Foster Parent Ed .50 to 3.00 Units
This course is designed to keep foster parents current with the issues in their field. This course surveys changes taking place in the field such as child development theory, health issues, legal requirements, communication techniques, multicultural diversity, and violence in the family and society. This course will also include descriptions of the various rights of passage between childhood and adulthood.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9968 Intro to Emergent Literacy 1.50 Units
This course will introduce seven content strands: (1) the developmental continuum of reading and writing and use of the continuum for assessment; (2) curriculum, teaching and learning environments; (3) oral language; (4) playing; (5) reading; (6) writing; and (7) learning the English Language Code.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9969 Goals for Emergent Literacy 1.50 Units
This course will assist students in defining developmentally appropriate, challenging but achievable literacy goals for young children. Students will learn: the techniques of scaffolding and other teacher strategies that support children's literacy learning and phonological awareness; effective strategies to support children's literacy learning from acknowledging to modeling to scaffolding to direct instruction.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9970 Assess/Developmental Emerg Lit 1.50 Units
This course will describe: various ways of assessing children's learning and development using observation as well as both formal and informal strategies; effective approaches for teaching English and early literacy skills to second language learners; criteria for selecting high quality, developmentally and culturally appropriate books and materials, including computer software; how to incorporate Language Code learning throughout the day and across the curriculum and adapt it for individual and cultural differences and second language learners.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9971 Pre-K Curriculum Guidelines .50 Units
The course will focus on social/emotional development of the child and the pre-reading, literacy, mathematical thinking and reasoning skills that are appropriate for the pre-kindergarten child. The teaching techniques that will produce the desired results are presented.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9972 Pre-K Inclusion/Diversity Guid .50 Units
The course will focus on the issue of "inclusion" in its broader definition. Creating an environment that welcomes cultural diversity, bilingual families, inclusion of children with disabilities or other special needs, and involves all parents and families. The teaching skills are provided that will support individual children to develop a sense of self as a valued and responsible member of the group.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9973 Crnt Bus/Admin Practices/ECE 1.00 Unit
This course will introduce center-based and family childcare professionals to practical business administration and will explore a variety of related topics. Practical skills will be applied and discussion will focus on: marketing techniques, financial management practices, facility development processes, professional development activities, and business planning.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9974 Partnerships with Parents .50 Units
This course will explore ways to work in partnership with parents to better serve the needs of the children and will include active listening skills, understanding parenting styles and cultural practices, addressing parent and provider concerns and the mechanics of successful conflict resolution. It will also offer practical suggestions for encouraging pro-social behavior in young children by modeling how to set limits with love. Whereas this course has been especially designed for Family Child Care Providers, it may have application for other providers and especially Foster and Kinship Care Providers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9975 Challenging/Special Needs Chil .50 Units
This course will explore ways to work in partnership with parents, special needs teachers to provide an environment in which the child can benefit from being accepted. The focus is on children who are challenged by developmental difficulties or disruptive behaviors. Providers are often key to the early identification of developmental risks and are in a position to help families link to appropriate services. Whereas this course has been especially designed for Family Child Care Providers, it may have application for other providers and especially Foster and Kinship Care Providers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9976 Family Child Care Best Practic .50 Units
This course addresses the role of Family Child Care Providers in assuring the health and safety of the children in the home. Emphasis is also placed on the provider's teaching role in facilitating children's learning by providing the foundation upon which future learning is based. The course provides an overview of how culturally consistent care significantly impacts the child's identity development. Whereas this course has been especially designed for Family Child Care Providers, it may have application for other providers and especially Foster and Kinship Care Providers.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9977 Responsive Env/Infant/Toddler 3.00 Units
Focus of the course is on the importance of environments and responsive care for infants and toddlers. Environmental influence on each stage of development. Techniques for the promotion of optimal physical, motor, cognitive and social-emotional development of children ages birth to 36 months; implementing strategies that affect culturally sensitive partnerships with families.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9978 Music/Movement for Young Child 2.00 Units
Designed to provide for teachers' appreciation for and enhancement of their repertoire of music and movement curricula. The developmental importance of presenting song, dance, rhythm, and movement activities for children will be explained. Circle time activities and exploration of large motor movement exercises will be detailed. This skill enhancing course will require a hands-on and participatory format.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
ECD 9979 Science/Math for Young Child 2.00 Units
Introduction to developmentally appropriate science and math experiences for young children. The use of the language of math and science to enhance language acquisition and skills as children explore their immediate environment; manipulating, observing and comparing objects and materials as they question and test things out. The course will demonstrate teacher skills and activities to spark curiosity and create a sense of wonder for children.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9980 Art Experience/Young Children 2.00 Units
The developmental importance of presenting creative art activities for children. Designed to enhance teachers' appreciation for and repertoire of appropriate art curricula for young children from infancy through school age. Exploration of various visual art media, helping to facilitate children's natural ways of expression while enhancing their understanding of what they see and create about the world. The integration of art throughout the curriculum. This skill enhancing course requires a hands on and participatory format.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9981 ESL for ECD 2.00 Units
This is a one-semester course in beginning academic English with a focus on a specific content area. Early Childhood Development (ECD). The course is designed to support the academic language development for English Language Learners (ELL) students enrolled in ECD courses. Students will concentrate on reading and vocabulary-building strategies, writing strategies, communication and study skills. Students will learn how to use textbooks and other resources, complete ECD-specific assignments, and prepare for tests. Strongly recommended: Appropriate skill level demonstrated through the ESL assessment process.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 9982 State/Federal Funded Programs .30 to 3.00 Units
Series of workshops offered on state and federally funded programs in early childhood setting.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
ECD 150 Issues in CHE .50 to 1.50 Units
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 150B Contemp Topics/ECD/The Child .50 Units
Designed to keep child care professionals current with the developments in their field. Teachers of infant-toddlers, pre-schoolers and school age children will be informed of current trends, theories, and practices. Communication techniques, multicultural and diversity issues and worthy-wage information will be explored.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 
ECD 150C Topics ECD Our Focus/The Child .50 Units
Designed for Early Childhood professionals working with programs serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children. Current theories, practices, and trends will be presented. It will be delivered in a one-day format: conference style. Attendance at the conference "Our Focus: The Child", is mandatory and requires a separate registration fee.
College: Chabot College
Division: Social Sciences
 

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