Child Development

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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
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 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
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
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
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

Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 11
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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