Northshore Community College FY17 Courses
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ECE101: Child Growth & Development
Course material will be dealt with through lecture/discussions, workshops, observations, and field work and should enable the student to: observe and record children's behavior; describe stages children go through in the major areas of growth and discuss appropriate methods of guiding behavior at each stage; discuss major developmental and learning theories; defend the value of play and design play experiences to enhance growth at each developmental stage. This course aligns to QRIS Standards 1: Curriculum and Learning and 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications.
3Sept - Dec., 20166:15-9:45 p.m.NSCC300 Broad St.Lynn1901
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ECE101: Child Growth & Development - onlineCourse material will be dealt with through lecture/discussions, workshops, observations, and field work and should enable the student to: observe and record children's behavior; describe stages children go through in the major areas of growth and discuss appropriate methods of guiding behavior at each stage; discuss major developmental and learning theories; defend the value of play and design play experiences to enhance growth at each developmental stage. This course aligns to QRIS Standards 1: Curriculum and Learning and 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications.3January - March, 2017onlineonlineonlineonlineonline
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ECE101: Child Growth & Development - onlineCourse material will be dealt with through lecture/discussions, workshops, observations, and field work and should enable the student to: observe and record children's behavior; describe stages children go through in the major areas of growth and discuss appropriate methods of guiding behavior at each stage; discuss major developmental and learning theories; defend the value of play and design play experiences to enhance growth at each developmental stage. This course aligns to QRIS Standards 1: Curriculum and Learning and 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications.3April - June, 2017onlineonlineonlineonlineonline
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ECE___ (new course number to be determined): Introduction to CDA with Professional Portfolio - hybridPrereq: ECE101 - Child Growth & Development - This course is designed to assist early childhood educators (currently working in an infant/toddler, preschool or family child care setting) to earn the national Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. This course provides students with an understanding of the thirteen CDA Functional Areas and six Competency Goals, guides the development of the required CDA Portfolio, and provides preparation for the on-site CDA ‘Verification Visit’ as well as the national CDA exam. Participants will gain a better understanding of developmentally appropriate practices with young children and working with diverse families as they advance in their professional pathway in the field of early childhood education. Participants must complete a minimum of 480 hours of current workplace experience in the field of early childhood education to earn the CDA credential. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 1: Curriculum and Learning, 2: Safe, Healthy Indoor and Outdoor Environments, 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications, 4: Family and Community Engagement and 5: Leadership, Administration and Management.3Sept - Dec., 20166:15-9:45 p.m.NSCC1 Ferncroft RoadDanvers1923
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ECE246: Field Placement and Seminar 2Pre: ECE245, ECE102
Through 240 hours of professionally supervised work with children in preschool settings and weekly on-campus faculty guided seminars, students will learn to: interact with children in ways that enhance their mental health; formulate constructive relationships with adults; provide developmentally appropriate experiences for young children, and design experiences for parents. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 1: Curriculum and Learning, 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications, and 4: Family and Community Engagement.
3September - Dec, 20166:30-8:30 p.m.NSCC300 Broad St.Lynn1901
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ECE208: Infants and Toddlers at RiskPre: ECE101
Students will learn to: discuss the role of the day care educator as a member of an interdisciplinary team in identifying, planning for, and working with at-risk infants and toddlers; use observational methods of assessment; recognize the characteristics of infants and toddlers at-risk for intellectual deviations, sensory and communication impairments, physical disabilities, and emotional behavioral disorders; discuss the impact on the family and describe ways of interacting with and supporting parents. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 1: Curriculum and Learning, 2: Safe, Healthy Indoor and Outdoor Environments, and 4: Family and Community Engagement
3September - Dec., 20166:15 - 9:45 p.m.NSCC1 Ferncroft RoadDanvers1923
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ECE201: Supporting the Young Child's Physical & Mental Health - online - Emerging LeadersThis course is part of the Emerging Leaders in ECE collaboration between North Shore, Northern Essex and Middlesex Community Colleges. Admission to this course is restricted to participants in the Emerging Leaders program. See details at www.northshore.edu/r3p. Students completing this course should be able to: provide experience in nutrition, motor development, and health care for young children based on their knowledge of the young child's developmental needs and the principles of curriculum development; design accident free environments and experiences for young children based on their developmental needs; identify children under stress and utilize methods designed to promote their mental health during these life crises; knowledge of first aid procedures. This course aligns to QRIS Standards 1: Curriculum and Learning, 2: Safe, Healthy Indoor and Outdoor Environments and 4. Family and Community Engagement.3
Jan - March, 2017 - 7 weeks
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ECE204: Young Children with Special Needs - online - Emerging LeadersThis course is part of the Emerging Leaders in ECE collaboration between North Shore, Northern Essex and Middlesex Community Colleges. Admission to this course is restricted to participants in the Emerging Leaders program. See details at www.northshore.edu/r3p. Students will learn to: identify criteria and describe procedures for early identification of children with diverse abilities; identify and describe special needs in the areas of sensory and communication impairments, developmental and physical disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders, and evaluate their impact on family and peers; plan for inclusion by designing environments and activities that enhance the strengths of individual children and reflect an awareness of each child's needs. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 1: Curriculum and Learning, 2: Safe Healthy Indoor and Outdoor Environments and 4: Family and Community Engagement and 5. Administration and Leadership3 March - May - 7 weeksonlineonlineonlineonlineonline
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ECE206: Supervision and Administration of Child Care ProgramsStudents completing this course should be able to: identify a director's responsibilities in various types of agencies serving children and plan strategies to meet them; design a program to meet the needs of children being served that is in compliance with the state's licensing rules and regulations; develop a system of communication involving the home, school, and community that makes use of effective interpersonal skills, and design a method for evaluating both staff and programs. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 3: Workforce Development and Professional Qualifications and 5: Leadership, Administration and Management.3Feb - April, 2017onlineonlineonlineonlineonline
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ECE202: Using the Expressive Arts with Young ChildrenIdentifies the elements of the creative process and traces the development of this process within the student; develops expressive experiences that will guide young children in the discovery of their own creative potential; designs experiences appropriate for children in the specific expressive arts curriculum areas of music, body movement, art, storytelling, drama, and play for their own use both as creative outlets and as therapeutic tools. This course aligns with QRIS Standard 1: Curriculum and Learning3March - June, 20176:15 - 9:45 p.m.NSCC300 Broad St.Lynn1901
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