ECE: CPR and First Aid


In most cases, specified personnel working in childcare centers and in other group-care settings must meet mandated training in pediatric health and safety. This 8-hour course covers infant, child, and adult CPR techniques, pediatric first aid, scene assessment, and preventive-health and injury practices and policies. The course also meets the California State requirement for childcare providers. Upon completion, you will earn a two-year CPR certification with state-issued stickers.




Note: Academic Course Number EDUC.812




Professional Credit: CPR Certification

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X800.(1) 3/3/2018 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA 85 Pamela Wells View Enroll

Science Play: Inquiry-Based Learning Made Easy


Young children ask a lot of questions. They are naturally curious about the world around them. Through playful science activities, teachers of young children can leverage that curiosity to create inquiry-based learning investigations. This course explores how easy it is to design an inquiry-based investigation using hands-on experiments, games, puppet shows, story books, and more. Lesson plans, mathematics connections, and California learning foundations in science will be discussed in the broader context of early childhood education.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


ECE: Brain Development in Early Childhood


How does the human brain develop during the first years of life? How can a child learn two or more languages at the same time? How does stress slow brain growth? This course answers those questions, providing parents or teachers of infants, toddlers or preschoolers with the latest research in brain development, demonstrating how this information can enhance parenting and teaching practices. This course will help you appreciate a child's unique qualities and your own strengths, as you work toward long-term success in parenting or teaching.




(4984)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom


The average classroom may include several students who exhibit symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Many educators need to build skills to meet the educational needs of these children. This course provides the tools needed to better understand, identify and evaluate the ADHD student. It addresses school-related problems associated with ADHD. In-depth coverage of practical, effective instructional strategies is offered as well as social skills training activities that can be easily incorporated into the regular curriculum.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X318.(1) 2/22/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 395 Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar View Enroll

Differentiated Learning


Cooperative, small-group learning within a differentiated instruction framework has been linked to high student achievement and the promotion of social cohesion in the classroom. Differentiated instruction provides a student-centered classroom model that addresses the needs of a diverse student body. This course focuses on the benefits of small-group work in the differentiated instruction classroom. It addresses the challenges in creating a productive group dynamic with a diverse student population, and strategies for ensuring the success of small-group work activities.




(30397)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


ECE 11: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part A


This course focuses on the history of early childhood education, the laws governing early childhood centers in California, and the goals of early childhood education. You’ll also discuss the administrator's job description, budgeting, personnel selection and standards, records and reports, and staff policies. The course discusses laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of an early childhood program and examines how to budget administrative responsibilities.

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X321.(802) 5/14/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 10: Supervision and Administration: Parents as Partners in Education


This course will examine ways of creating an environment where parents and teachers work in partnership for the education of young children. Attitude, understanding and skills which lead to effective communication and cooperation between home and school will be shared and explored.




(30395)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X320.(801) 2/13/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Robyn F Stone View Enroll

ECE 12: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part B


This course explores the challenges and issues related to the supervision and operation of preschool programs. Staff-administrator relationships, staff inservice education and working with parents are also covered.




(3655)

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Offering code Offering title
ECEA.X321 ECE 11: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part A

Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECEA.X322.(801) 2/26/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 470 Ninet Moradi View Enroll

ECE 13: Adult Supervision and Mentoring


This course examines the process of building a staff organization through development of effective communication and interpersonal relationships. Topics include the criteria for selection and evaluation of personnel, involvement of staff in the planning and evaluation of programs, the administrative role in promoting professional growth, teaching effectiveness and developing sensitivity to individual needs.




(5956)

Prerequisites:


No prerequisites


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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