Child Development (CHLD)
CHLD 1 Child, Family, School and Community
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CDEV 110)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68
Home, child, school, and community relationships as they pertain to the historical and contemporary perspectives on the education and socialization of children. Family systems and community resources and the influences of age, gender, culture, diverse abilities, socioeconomic status, and public policies factors that affect children and families.
|Winter 2020||30006||CHLD:1||MTW||7:30am - 10:20am||F. Campbell||73-1820|
|Winter 2020||30007||CHLD:1||TWR||10:30am - 1:20pm||D. Landeros||73-1810|
CHLD 5 Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 120)
Examine historical context, philosophies, and theoretical framework in early childhood education, including ethical conduct, career pathways, professional standards, and advocacy. Explore culturally relevant practice and developmentally appropriate curriculum when planning learning environments for diverse learners from birth through age 8. Assesses best practices related to child observations, teaching strategies, and state regulations. Evaluate the key role of relationships and adult-child interactions in supporting children's physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive development. TB clearance and 4-6 hours observation required.
|Winter 2020||30047||CHLD:5||TWR||10:30am - 1:20pm||E. Horwitz||73-1860|
CHLD 6 Introduction to Child Development Curriculum
Curriculum designs, content areas, and environments related to early education programs. Teaching strategies and curriculum development based on theoretical frameworks, observation, and assessment through a cultural lens to explain and plan for children's development across the curriculum, including all content areas. Materials and resources used to plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum and learning environments for children from birth to 8 years old. TB test and observations required.
|Winter 2020||30008||CHLD:6||TWR||1:30pm - 4:20pm||E. Mejia Gonzalez||73-1810|
CHLD 10 Child Growth and Lifespan Development
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Human lifespan and developmental influences. Developmental approach to the study of the individual identifying effects on growth processes from conception through the end of life. Meets requirements for Title 22 and Title V Regulations pertaining to Child Development Permit. TB clearance and out-of-class observations and interviews required.
|Winter 2020||30009||CHLD:10||MTW||7:30pm - 10:20pm||L. Anderson||73-1860|
|Winter 2020||30010||CHLD:10||MTW||10:30am - 1:20pm||C. Thay||73-1820|
|Winter 2020||30012||CHLD:10||MTW||7:30am - 10:20am||K. Field||73-1810|
|Winter 2020||30041||CHLD:10||TWR||1:30pm - 4:20pm||D. Hughey||73-1840|
|Winter 2020||30056||CHLD:10||MTW||4:30pm - 7:20pm||L. Anderson||73-1860|
CHLD 10H Child Growth and Lifespan Development - Honors
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Honors Program
Human lifespan and developmental influences. Developmental approach to the study of an individual identifying forces affecting growth processes from conception through the end of life. Meets requirements for Title 22 and Title V Regulations pertaining to Child Development Permit. An honors course designed to provide an enriched experience for accelerated students. TB test required. Students may not receive credit for both CHLD 10 and CHLD 10H.
CHLD 11 Child and Adolescent Development
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CDEV 100)
Examines major physical, psychosocial, cognitive, language, and brain developmental processes prenatal through adolescence. Emphasis on developmental theory, research methodologies, maturational processes, and environmental factors. Students observe children and analyze characteristics of development at various stages according to developmental theories. Meets Title 22 and Title V requirements for the Child Development Permit. TB test, out-of-class observations, and interviews required.
|Winter 2020||30013||CHLD:11||MTW||10:30am - 1:20pm||A. Henry||73-1840|
CHLD 50 Teaching in a Diverse Society
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 230)
Advisory: CHLD 1
Development of social identities in diverse societies of young children in classroom settings. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches teaching all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society. Course utilizes theories and teaching strategies that include self-examination, reflection and opportunity to address issues related to social identity, stereotypes and bias, oppression, social and educational access, media and schooling. Out-of-class observations required. TB test required.
|Winter 2020||30039||CHLD:50||MTW||4:30pm - 7:20pm||L. Jackson||73-1810|
CHLD 51 Early Literacy in Child Development
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Advisory: CHLD 61
Examines the developmental continuum of language arts through the developmental period. Considerations of cultural and linguistic diversity are applied to the study of language arts. An appreciation of the importance of cooperation between home and school underlies the exploration of language arts development. Issues of early literacy in education policy are reviewed. TB test and observations required.
CHLD 61 Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Exploration of activities and techniques to develop artistic creativity and literacy skills in young children. Participation in art and literacy experiences to evaluate materials and approaches used in the early education setting. Discussion of the creative process and other relevant literacy activities within diverse cultures that support learning. Development of a culturally and linguistically appropriate learning environment which encourages children's use of senses and builds children's awareness of aesthetic materials through art and language arts activities.
CHLD 62 Music and Motor Development for Young Children
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Exploration of the role of music and movement in a young child's sensory motor development. Emphasizes student development in practical activities including making music, movement, singing and musical instruments. Out of class observation at a child development center required. TB test required.
CHLD 63 Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 68
Exploration of children's thinking processes and problem-solving abilities as they become aware of the physical world. Includes planning and creating science and math experiences that emphasize the creative aspects of math and science.
CHLD 64 Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 220)
Introduction to the laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, and early childhood curriculum related to child health, safety, and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health, and safety for both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. Focus on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children.
|Winter 2020||30015||CHLD:64||MTW||1:30pm - 4:20pm||C. Thay||73-1820|
CHLD 66 Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment
The appropriate use of observation and assessment strategies to document children's behavior, development, and growth. Recording strategies, documentation panels, rating systems, and multiple assessment tools are explored. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class. Instructions on submitting documentation are available at http://mtsac.edu/cdc/immunization
CHLD 66L Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory
Document child development through observation and assessment in the Early Childhood Education Laboratory School. A holistic approach to child study is emphasized. Students synthesize information which they have recorded and relate it to various domains of the preschool child's growth and development. CHLD 66 must be taken concurrently. Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization as well as tuberculosis (TB) clearance as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class. Instructions on submitting documentation are available at http://mtsac.edu/cdc/immunization or at the Child Development Department office.
CHLD 67 Early Childhood Education Practicum
Child development principles in the preschool classroom setting and recognition of skills necessary for the teacher of young children. Evaluation of participation experiences. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class.
CHLD 67L Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, C-ID #: ECE 210, (67+67L))
Corequisite: CHLD 67
Supervised teaching experience with young children. Child centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment. Student teachers design, implement, and evaluate curriculum for groups of children. Note: Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class.
CHLD 68 Introduction to Children With Special Needs
Typical and atypical characteristics in physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of children with special needs. Topics relevant to the inclusive classroom are examined from a culturally sensitive, family-centered perspective. Examines current and historical legal issues, current educational trends, the referral process and community resources. TB test and observations required.
|Winter 2020||30016||CHLD:68||TWR||4:30pm - 7:20pm||D. Hughey||73-1840|
CHLD 69 Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar
Selected problem-solving topics related to student teaching at community sites. Topics include philosophical orientation, curriculum, parent involvement, staff relations, professionalism, and professional growth.
CHLD 71A Administration of Child Development Programs
Administration of children's programs including laws governing children's programs in California, site development and supervision, administrator's duties, program budget and management, personnel selection and standards, records and reports, health and safety supervision and staff policies.
CHLD 71B Management/Marketing/Personnel for ECD Programs
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Prerequisite: CHLD 71A
Strategic planning for childhood programs, including financial administration, marketing strategies and staff development. Personnel management practices designed to facilitate administrator and staff relationships, skill building in leadership, and team work.
CHLD 72 Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Child-parent-teacher relationships to better understand family dynamics and to recognize influences in the child development program setting. Theories of sequential changes in parent-child-school relations within the larger social context. Strategies addressing issues that emerge when working with children and their families in the school setting.
CHLD 73 Infant and Toddler Development
Infants and toddlers from pre-conception to age three including physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional growth and development. Applies theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions between heredity and environment. Emphasizes the role of family and relationships in development. Documentation of tuberculosis (TB) clearance is required.
CHLD 74 Program Planning for the School Age Child
Designing, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate child development programs, and working with school-age children in before- and after-school care settings. Techniques for discipline, guidance, conflict resolution, and relationships. This class meets the Title 22 licensing requirements for personnel in school-age programs. TB test required for observations.
CHLD 75 Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings
Functions of leadership as an important role in working with and supervising adults in the early childhood education setting. Emphasis is on effective leadership skills for teachers of young children who function as role models and mentors to new teachers as they address the needs of children, parents and staff.
|Winter 2020||30539||CHLD:75||MT||7:30pm - 10:20pm||T. Addison||73-1840|
CHLD 79 Infant and Toddler Care and Education
Applies current theory and research to the care and education of infants and toddlers in group settings. Examines essential policies, principles, and practices that lead to quality care and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children from birth to 36 months. Documentation of influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization and tuberculosis (TB) clearance as required by Senate Bill (SB) No. 792.
CHLD 80 Curriculum and Strategies for Children with Special Needs
Covers curriculum and intervention strategies for working with children with special needs in partnership with their families. Focuses on the use of observation and assessment in meeting the individualized needs of children in inclusive and natural environments. Includes the role of the teacher as a professional working with families, collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, and cultural competence. TB test required.
CHLD 83 Current Issues in Child Development
Current research in child development that is applied to programs and teaching. Issues covered will change with course offerings.
CHLD 84 Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings
1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Advisory: CHLD 5
Introduce developmentally appropriate guidance strategies for promoting pro-social behaviors with individual and groups of children. Emphasis on positive guidance principles to create responsive, supportive and respectful environments between children, caregivers and parents.
|Winter 2020||30541||CHLD:84||W||7:30pm - 10:20pm||S. Gethers||73-1840|
CHLD 85 Infants At Risk
Principles and methods of working with infants who are disabled or at-risk. Emphasis on prenatal prevention, postnatal intervention, and support programs. Course will prepare caregivers of infants at risk for appropriate program planning. TB test and out-of-class observations required.
CHLD 86 Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar
Developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision in an infant/toddler classroom. Students utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child-centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment.
CHLD 87 Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience
Supervised teaching experience with infants and toddlers. 75 paid or 60 non-paid hours required per unit of credit. Knowledge of care routines and relationship-based content areas will be emphasized as student teachers design, implement, and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for young children while supporting an inclusive and culturally diverse environment. Documentation of influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization and TB clearance as required by SB792.
CHLD 91 Early Childhood Development Field Work
A teacher-supervised work experience course which permits students to apply early childhood development principles in community preschools. A minimum of 60 non-paid or 75 paid hours per semester of supervised work is required for one unit. Hours per week should be equally distributed throughout the semester. Documentation of influenza, pertussis, and measles immunization and TB clearance required by SB792.