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
79701 CD 82 86 06:30PM-09:45PM T 5206 Galindo,Michelle 5 8*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/24/2013 Ends: 10/22/2013
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CD 84 HEALTH AND SAFETY IN FAMILY CHILDCARE 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 89 or equivalent.] Emphasizes key aspects of the health and safety needs of children ages birth through school-age. Identifies health policies, medication dispensation, and suspected child abuse reporting procedures for the family childcare provider. Focuses on creating a safe environment for children. [D]
CD 84 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79703 CD 84 85 09:00AM-12:15PM S 5206 Pretzer,Julie 6 1*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 11/2/2013 Ends: 12/7/2013
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CD 86 POSITIVE GUIDANCE IN FAMILY CHILDCARE 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: CD 89 or equivalent.] Emphasizes the understanding of children's behavior within the family childcare environment. Introduces effective guidance techniques to promote pro-social behavior of children aged infants through school-age. [D]
CD 86 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79704 CD 86 85 09:00AM-12:15PM S 5206 Aliaga,Yolanda 5 11*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 9/28/2013 Ends: 10/26/2013
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79709 CD 93 86 06:30PM-09:50PM T 5206 Galindo,Michelle 5 7*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 10/29/2013 Ends: 11/26/2013
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CD 135 PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY DEVELOPMENT 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the student to historical and modern family lifestyles, functions, and values that influence behavior. Provides examination of contemporary family changes, crisis, and resilience. Analyzes nontraditional families as well as the classic nuclear family and the social support they need. [D; CSU; UC] FALL 2011 CHANGE  ADD DE (Hybrid-class max 35)
CD 135 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82252 CD 135 80 02:30PM-05:50PM T 5206 Calle,Jaime 15 4*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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]
CD 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79657 CD 170 680 08:00AM-09:35AM MW 5210 Marsden,William 15 7*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82254 CD 170 681 12:00PM-01:35PM TTH 5210 Stein,Molly 15 7*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79660 CD 170 685 12:15PM-04:05PM S 5210 Johnson,Nancy 15 9*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CD 170L PRINCIPLES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT LABORAT ORY 1 Unit Grade Only. Designed to give students hand-on experiences of child development through observing and recording children's behavior. Explore 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
79670 CD 170L 680 11:00AM-11:50AM TH 5210 Cross,Ida 8 9*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79671 CD 170L 681 11:00AM-11:50AM TH 5210 Cross,Ida 8 8*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
82255 CD 172 80 06:30PM-09:50PM W 5210 Pretzer,Julie 15 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
82257 CD 177 86 06:00PM-09:20PM T 5210 Calle,Jaime 15 21*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79678 CD 180 80 02:00PM-05:30PM TH 5206 Cross,Ida 15 16*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82258 CD 180 86 06:00PM-08:50PM TH 5210 Rodriguez,Anya 18 19*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in ESL-27B-80. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79681 CD 181 80 10:00AM-01:50PM M 5210 Watson,Virginia 15 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82259 CD 181 86 05:00PM-08:05PM M 5210 Galindo,Michelle 18 11*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in ESL-27C-80. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79683 CD 184 680 02:00PM-02:50PM T 5210 Holmes,Mary 15 5*
    03:00PM-04:20PM T 5210      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
79684 CD 184 686 06:30PM-07:20PM TH 5206 Sevigny,Marcia 15 0*
    07:30PM-08:50PM TH 5206      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
82260 CD 278 86 06:00PM-09:50PM M 5206 Sevigny,Marcia 15 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79689 CD 282A 686 05:00PM-05:50PM W 5210 Bartow,Patricia 15 1*
    05:50PM-06:20PM W 5210 Holmes,Mary    
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82262 CD 282A 687 05:00PM-05:50PM W 5210 Holmes,Mary 15 2*
    05:50PM-06:20PM W 5210      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79691 CD 282B 680 02:00PM-02:50PM M 5210 Watson,Virginia 15 9*
    02:50PM-03:20PM M 5210      
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CD 283 EMERGING LITERACY 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: CD 170 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on the relationship between language development and cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. Analyzes learning environments to facilitate language as it emerges from curriculum. Relates the critical importance of early learning and interactions to language development. [D; CSU]
CD 283 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79692 CD 283 80 09:00AM-12:50PM F 5210 Monaghan,Patrick 15 8*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
79695 CD 284 680 08:00AM-09:35AM TTH 5210 Marsden,William 15 11*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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 Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82261 CD 284 85 08:00AM-11:05AM S 5210 Rodriguez,Anya 18 11*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in ESL-27D-85. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 17 Total Sections: 25
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