SRJC Course Outlines

4/23/2024 10:24:49 AMCHLD 60 Course Outline as of Spring 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 60Title:  EARLY CHILD METH-1  
Full Title:  Early Childhood Methods I
Last Reviewed:11/9/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHILD 60

Catalog Description:
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Theory and methods of working with infants, toddlers, and preschool children in a childcare or nursery school setting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CHLD 10 ( or CHILD 10 or CHILD 50) and Course Completion of CHLD 51 ( or CHILD 51) and Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 60.2 ( or CHILD 60.2 or CHILD 60L) OR Course Completion of CHLD 110.1 ( or CHILD110.1) and Course Completion of CHLD 110.2 ( or CHILD110.2) and Course Completion of CHLD 51 ( or CHILD 51) and Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 60.2 ( or CHILD 60.2 or CHILD 60L)


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 90.4 ( or CHILD 90.4 or CHILD 59)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Theory & methods of working with infants, toddlers & preschool children in a childcare or nursery school setting.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CHLD 10 ( or CHILD 10 or CHILD 50) and Course Completion of CHLD 51 ( or CHILD 51) and Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 60.2 ( or CHILD 60.2 or CHILD 60L) OR Course Completion of CHLD 110.1 ( or CHILD110.1) and Course Completion of CHLD 110.2 ( or CHILD110.2) and Course Completion of CHLD 51 ( or CHILD 51) and Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 60.2 ( or CHILD 60.2 or CHILD 60L)
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in CHLD 90.4 ( or CHILD 90.4 or CHILD 59)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Summer 2013
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will:
     1.  Describe the components of an appropriate learning environment
         for children indoors and outdoors, to include health & safety
         guidelines.
     2.  Define and demonstrate understanding of appropriate interaction
         and guidance techniques with young children.
     3.  Describe the role of an early childhood teacher, including
         qualities and professional characteristics of a good teacher.
     4.  Plan apropriate curriculum to be used with young children.
     5.  Define and demonstrate an understanding of a quality
       relationship between teacher and parents.
     6.  Describe the various types of special needs children and
         and plan for including them in an early childhood classroom.
     7.  Demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate
         practice with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Appropriate physical environments for young children
        a. Indoor environment
        b. Outdoor environment
        c. Health and safety guidelines.
 2.  Appropriate interactions with children
        a. NAEYC guidelines for appropriate interactions
        b. Communication with children
        c. Guidance strategies
 3.  Role of teacher
       a.  Routines
       b.  Qualities of a teacher / Values
       c.  Role of teacher as professional-Commitment to field/Advocacy
4.  Appropriate curriculum and activities
        a. Planning appropriate curriculum in each of the curriculum
           areas-assessment and planning for individual children
        b.  Multicultural curriculum
 5.  Developing relationships with parents
       a.  on a daily basis
       b.  in conferences
       c.  meetings and workshops
 6.  Working on problems with parents and famiies regarding their
     children
 7.  Working with special needs children in a mainstreamed classroom
       a.  identifying problems these children have
  8.  Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Assignments:
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  1.  Weekly reading assignments.
 2.  Short weekly writing assignments.
 3.  Paper critiquing reading assignment.
 4.  Curriculum plans for young children.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 70%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers, CURRICULUM PLANS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  The Whole Child by Joanne Hendrick   Fifth Edition.  Published by
 Merrill.  1992
 DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE by Bredekamp.
 by Sue Bredekamp.  Published by NAEYC.  1986

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