ECE 1: Development in Early Childhood


Participants explore human development from prenatal stages through middle childhood and study the interrelationships among social, emotional, physical and cognitive development, with a focus on the role of play in early childhood. Using observational techniques, the class identifies developmentally appropriate characteristics and activities.




(1185)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X301.(1) 1/13/2018 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA 510 Melissa Chi Le View Enroll

ECE 2: Introduction to Teaching Young Children


This course studies the philosophy, history and development of early childhood programs. You'll examine the teacher-child relationship and how existing programs meet the needs of preschool children and review programs to evaluate how they meet the criteria of a quality learning environment. You'll get a chance to see how ECE programs operate in the real world by attending mandatory field observations at sites designated by the instructor.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


ECE 3: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Programs


In this course, you'll examine basic child development theories in relation to design and implementation of curriculum for young children. Topics include the design of developmentally appropriate lesson plans and learning centers to fit the needs of specific age groups, the steps involved in curriculum development, material and equipment selection, planning group experiences, and basic guidance techniques for young children. The course emphasizes the value of play and learning environments and developmentally appropriate materials and activities.




(3674)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


ECE 4: The Young Child in the Family and Community


This course focuses on the dynamics between the young child and his or her family, school and community, including various cultural and social influences. Participants explore ways to develop communication skills between young children and peer groups, parents and teachers. Community resources and social services, including healthcare, welfare and counseling, are reviewed.




(6482)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X304.(801) 1/8/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 510 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 6: Culture and Diversity in the Early Childhood Classroom


This course explores diversity, values, culture, racism and oppression from the educator's' viewpoint and the impacts these factors have on creating a positive multicultural classroom environment. You’ll learn various styles of communicating with parents, and role-play scenarios to practice handling awkward situations.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X306.(802) 4/3/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Holly Christine Cornelison Hopla View Enroll

ECE 7: Practicum in Early Childhood Education


This course provides early childhood education professionals with the opportunity to observe and evaluate children, applying theoretical and practical models from the field of early childhood education.

Prerequisites:


Offering code Offering title
ECED.X301 ECE 1: Development in Early Childhood
ECED.X303 ECE 3: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Programs
ECED.X304 ECE 4: The Young Child in the Family and Community

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X307.(802) 4/7/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 690 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 9: Language and Literacy for the Young Child


This course covers the development of language in children and outlines experiences and techniques that enable children to further that development. You’ll learn how to promote oral language abilities through the active use of books, poetry, dramatic play and group discussions. You’ll gain insight into grammar, phonology and semantics; common speech problems, and language arts curricula that can help foster literacy in the classroom. The course also reviews the reading process along with various reading theories and issues.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X309.(802) 5/15/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Kristie Lambert View Enroll

ECE 8: Child Health, Safety and Nutrition


This course is highly beneficial for anyone working in an early childhood educational setting. It introduces the theory, practices, and requirements for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. Topics include healthcare policies and procedures in the child-care setting, childhood nutrition and obesity, prevention of disease transmission and injuries, child abuse and neglect. You will also learn to provide a quick health check for children and plan healthy menus.

Prerequisites:


Offering code Offering title
ECED.X800 ECE: CPR and First Aid

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X308.(801) 1/16/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 5: Positive Guidance and Discipline for the Young Child


Participants in this course learn to identify children's behavior to determine whether it is normal, developmentally appropriate or problematic. Cooperative discipline is explored in the wider context of classroom management, working with staff and parents. Behaviors are examined to better understand why children behave the way they do and to correct behaviors with a guidance and discipline strategy that is positive, respectful of both child and adult, and developmentally appropriate.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X305.(1) 3/5/2018 05:30 PM SANTA CLARA 470 Melissa Chi Le View Enroll

ECE: Infant/Toddler Growth and Development


State licensing requires staff who work in infant and toddler programs to complete a three-unit semester course in Infant/Toddler Care and Development. This course satisfies the infant/toddler development portion of the requirement. The UCSC Extension course "Principles of Infant/Toddler Caregiving" fulfills the remainder of the state licensing requirement.


This course is designed for those who work or plan to work in child-care programs for children up to three years of age.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


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