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 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 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 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 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
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

Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 10
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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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