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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87751 CD 84 85 09:00AM-12:15PM S 5206 Pretzer,Julie 5 19*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 9/27/2014 Ends: 10/25/2014
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87752 CD 86 85 09:00AM-12:15PM S 5206 Aliaga,Yolanda 6 24*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 11/1/2014 Ends: 12/6/2014
Bilingual Class (English/Spanish)
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 24*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 10/15/2014 Ends: 11/12/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 6*
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87696 CD 135 80 02:30PM-05:50PM T 5206 Calle,Jaime 15 3*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87710 CD 170 680 08:00AM-09:35AM TTH 5210 Marsden,William 15 1*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
87711 CD 170 681 12:00PM-01:35PM TTH 5210 Stein,Molly 15 1*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
87712 CD 170 685 12:00PM-03:50PM S 5207 Johnson,Nancy 15 20*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87719 CD 170L 680 11:00AM-11:50AM TH 5210 Cross,Ida 8 0*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
87720 CD 170L 681 11:00AM-11:50AM TH 5210 Cross,Ida 8 10*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 1*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
90258 CD 175 680 02:00PM-05:20PM TH 5206 Stein,Molly 15 0*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87727 CD 180 80 09:00AM-12:50PM M 5210 Marsden,William 15 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87731 CD 181 80 08:00AM-11:20AM W 5210 Monaghan,Patrick 15 2*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
CD 275 ART FOR CHILDREN 3 Units Fee: $15. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides students with knowledge in theories of artistic development, developmental stages of artistic expression, and provides hands-on experience in planning curriculum for children. Reflects diverse cultural expression, as well as develops student skills in a variety of artistic mediums, supporting the process of creative expression. [D; CSU]
CD 275 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90259 CD 275 80 12:00PM-03:20PM W 5210 Monaghan,Patrick 15 3*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 6*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 1*
    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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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 Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
87743 CD 283 80 09:00AM-12:50PM F 5210 Monaghan,Patrick 15 2*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM

Total Courses: 18 Total Sections: 22
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