Child Development

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CD 82 FAMILY CHILDCARE ENVIRONMENT 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 89 or equivalent.] Emphasizes ways to make optimum design for family childcare providers to create a learning home environment promoting competency in development and promoting pro-social behavior. Presents creative ways to make optimum use of the home environment space and materials available. [D]
CD 82 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87750 CD 82 86 06:30PM-09:45PM W 5206 Galindo,Michelle 5 19*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/27/2014 Ends: 9/24/2014
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 91 FAMILY SCHOOL-AGE CHILDCARE PARTNERSHIPS 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. Focuses on creating and fostering cooperative partnerships and communication between school-age family childcare programs and parents, community, and school districts. Provides an overview of community resources and their utilization for school-age family childcare. [D]
CD 91 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90260 CD 91 86 06:30PM-09:45PM W 5208 Galindo,Michelle 5 15*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 10/15/2014 Ends: 11/12/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 93 EARLY CHILDHOOD ENVIRONMENTAL RATING SC ALE 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. Introduces the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale, including administration of the scale, scoring system, and profile. Focuses on assessment for the purpose of training and ongoing environmental evaluation and program improvement. (Formerly CD 295P.) [ND]
CD 93 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87753 CD 93 86 06:30PM-09:20PM M 5210 Rodriguez,Anya 7 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 10/27/2014 Ends: 12/8/2014
Only three meeting days. Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 170 PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on theories of physical, psychosocial, and cognitive development of children from conception through adolescence. Emphasizes observation skills to analyze the development of children, and how parents and teachers can best help meet their needs to become healthy individuals. [D; CSU; UC; C-ID CDEV 100]
CD 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87708 CD 170 660 06:00PM-09:30PM TH 553 Davis,Layla 15 19*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
87709 CD 170 676 06:00PM-09:05PM TTH 7203 Johnson,Nancy 8 7*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 170L PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORAT ORY 1 Unit Grade Only. Provides students with hands-on experiences of child development through observing and recording children's behavior. Explores various methods for examining the developmental domains of children from birth through middle childhood. [D; CSU]
CD 170L Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87716 CD 170L 660 05:00PM-05:50PM TH 553 Sevigny,Marcia 8 5*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
87717 CD 170L 676 05:00PM-05:50PM T 7203 Johnson,Nancy 8 10*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
87718 CD 170L 677 05:00PM-05:50PM T 7201A Davis,Layla 8 3*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 172 CURRICULUM FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on the importance of respecting infants and toddlers routines and stresses the need to integrate concepts of child development with curriculum. Includes knowledge of play as curriculum, and the physical and social environment. [D; CSU]
CD 172 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90773 CD 172 86 06:30PM-09:50PM T 5206 Pretzer,Julie 15 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 175 NUTRITION, HEALTH, AND SAFETY FOR CHILDREN 3 Units Fee: $30. Focuses on children's health, safety, and nutritional needs. Includes promoting good health through planning nutritious menus, understanding dietary needs, and encouraging physical fitness. Examines common childhood illnesses, child abuse, and includes First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. [D; CSU]
CD 175 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87723 CD 175 660 05:30PM-08:50PM W 553 Stein,Molly 15 0*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 177 ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the students to the challenges of teaching young children in a violent society and methods for responding to aggression and anti-social behavior in the classroom. Relates the importance of anti-bias practices in the classroom and strategies to promote a peaceful classroom environment [D; CSU]
CD 177 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87724 CD 177 86 06:00PM-09:20PM T 5210 Calle,Jaime 15 16*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 180 OBSERVATION AND GUIDANCE FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: CD 170 or equivalent.] Supports understanding of children's behavior based upon observation and direct experience with young children. Provides effective guidance techniques to promote the child's self-control, self-esteem, and competence. [D; CSU]
CD 180 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87726 CD 180 76 06:00PM-09:20PM TTH 7201A Sherman,Lola 8 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 181 CURRICULUM PLANNING FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 170 or equivalent.] Provides methods and materials for planning and implementing an integrated program for young children. Emphasis on designing an environment for learning related to emergent curriculum goals. [D; CSU]
CD 181 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87730 CD 181 76 06:00PM-09:30PM MW 7201A Aliaga,Yolanda 8 9*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 10/20/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 184 OBSERVATION AND DOCUMENTATION 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CD 170, CD 170L, and CD 180 or equivalent.] Provides skills in observation and documentation to understand children's behavior and construction of knowledge. Applies multimedia to support the narrative interpretation of children's experiences. Emphasizes observation and documentation to facilitate the understanding of children's development. [D; CSU]
CD 184 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87735 CD 184 687 06:30PM-07:20PM TH 5206 Sevigny,Marcia 15 0*
    07:30PM-08:20PM TH 5206      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 278 WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 170 or equivalent.] Presents effective strategies for adapting curriculum and/or the environments for childcare providers caring for children with special needs. Identifies what is developmentally appropriate for children with special needs, how and when to modify activities or equipment, how to manage challenging behaviors, and how to support families in meeting the needs of these children. [D; CSU]
CD 278 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87737 CD 278 86 06:00PM-09:50PM M 5206 Sevigny,Marcia 15 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 282A CHILD DEVELOPMENT FIELD PRACTICUM 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: CD 170, 180, 181, and 184, or equivalent.] Provides students field experience in various family development settings. Applies theory and knowledge as the students increase their professional skills and abilities under close supervision. [D; CSU]
CD 282A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87739 CD 282A 686 05:00PM-05:50PM W 5210 Bartow,Patricia 15 3*
    05:50PM-06:20PM W 5210      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor. After registering for this class, please select the practicum placement site at http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?recordid=226&page=22
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
87740 CD 282A 687 05:00PM-05:50PM W 5210 Sabas,Jenny Lynn 15 2*
    05:50PM-06:20PM W 5210      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor. After registering for this class, please select the practicum placement site at http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?recordid=226&page=22
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 282B ADVANCED CHILD DEVELOPMENT FIELD PRACTICUM 3 Units [Prerequisite: CD 282A or equivalent.] Provides students field experience in various family development settings. Applies theory and knowledge as the students increase their professional skills and abilities under close supervision. [D; CSU] EFFECTIVE SPRING 2009 - ADDITION OF DE
CD 282B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87741 CD 282B 660 05:00PM-05:50PM T 561 Watson,Virginia 15 2*
    05:50PM-06:20PM T 561      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor. After registering for this class, please select the practicum placement site at http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?recordid=226&page=22
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 284 CHILD, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: CD 170 or equivalent.] Examines patterns of family systems in contemporary society as they are influenced by heritage, diverse cultures, abilities, and languages. Explores the value of communication, the development of child advocacy skills, and the ability to use community resources to empower families and children. [D; CSU]
CD 284 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87745 CD 284 676 06:00PM-09:05PM MW 7213 Marcelino,Jaime 8 8*
HYBRID/HIGHER ED CENTER - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
87747 CD 284 86 06:00PM-08:50PM TH 5210 Rodriguez,Anya 18 11*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Must be concurrently enrolled in ESL-27D-86. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community. To enroll, please contact Victoria Enriquez at 619-421-6700 ex. 5878.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 286 ADMNISTRATION OF EALY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM S 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on principles and practices of the administration of child development programs. Explores various early childhood programs, including the maintenance and operation of the facility, regulatory agencies and legal requirements, record keeping, accounting, and personnel management. [D; CSU]
CD 286 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87748 CD 286 660 06:00PM-09:50PM M 553 Bartow,Patricia 15 18*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM
CD 288 MENTORSHIP AND ADULT SUPERVISION 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwester College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on supervising, communicating, and mentoring adults in an educational setting. Develops skills in communication, problem solving and conflict resolution, cultural issues, delegating responsibilities, and evaluating an early childhood setting. [D; CSU]
CD 288 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87749 CD 288 660 06:00PM-09:20PM W 561 Watson,Virginia 15 19*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required. Class meetings will be scheduled 50% or more online. Face-to-face meetings will be scheduled at the discretion of the instructor.
*Open seats as of Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:56 AM

Total Courses: 17 Total Sections: 22
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