Matched 19 Courses / 37 Classes

Early Learning: Play And The Arts (ECH128) 3 Credits

Examines theory, research and practices relating to play and the creative arts in early childhood. Considers practical constraints and alternative perspectives. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26136 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
20 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required reading materials are listed in the lessons via hyperlinks.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26137 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required reading materials are listed in the lessons via hyperlinks.

Learning Made Visible Through Documentation (ECH140) 1 Credit

The study of documentation in early childhood environments including strategies to reflect on children's thinking, hypothesis development, and the multiple relationships essential in the learning environments. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36347 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 11/06/2021 - 11/19/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
13 of 20 Seats Available

Child Development (ECH176) 3 Credits

Study of the science of human development from conception through adolescence. Includes observation skills, parent and adult roles in the lives of children, and contemporary issues. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37596 Fall 2021 South Mountain
NCC 132 Classroom
Hybrid 08/24/2021 - 12/17/2021 Tu 10:00AM - 11:15AM
  • Staff
Open
11 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: #CLS is offered as a Hybrid. What is a Hybrid class? Click the link to view a video on how the class will be held: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jokm4sOVdcU)
      Hybrid: Part of the class is online and the other part is held in person. The online part uses Canvas and is held at a set day and time.  The in-person part will occur on campus on the days and times listed in the class schedule.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
21276 Fall 2021 Scottsdale
On Your Time Online
Online 08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021 N/A N/A
  • E. Eubank-Robinson
Open
15 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: On Your Time Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access.

Child Development Associate Preparation Practicum I (ECH267) 1 Credit

Participation in early childhood education related work experience for the purpose of final preparation for the Child Development Associate (CDA) national credential process. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CFS123, or CFS125, or CFS/ECH287) and (CFS/ECH271, or ECH280) and (CFS101AH, or CFS101AJ, or CFS101AP, or CFS101AR, or CFS160, or CFS/ECH275, or ECH236, or ECH279, or ECH281) and (CFS116, or ECH282, or ITD201) and (CFS285AA or ITD204).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19625 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • A. Stigsson
Open
9 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Departmental Permission to register.
      Students must also enroll in ECH268 CDA Prep 2 and ECH 288
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6750.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.

Child Development Associate Preparation Practicum II (ECH268) 1 Credit

Participation in early childhood education related work experience for the purpose of final preparation for the Child Development Associate (CDA) national credential process. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CFS178, or CFS194AB, or CFS192, or CFS193), and (CFS/ECH287, or CFS278, or CFS196), and ECH270, and (CFS/ECH176 or CFS205).

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19626 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • A. Stigsson
Open
9 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Departmental Permission to register.
      Students must enroll in ECH267 CDA Prep 1 and ECH 288
      Required Textbook: Preschool CDA Competency Standards Book , ISBN 9780988935003.
      Book also used in ECH267 and ECH 288
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6750.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.

Child Care Seminar (ECH269) 1 Credit

Emphasizes the blend of job-related activities including career exploration, employment procedures, human relations, and on-the-job issues. Note: CFS/ECH269 may be repeated for a total of three (3) credit hours. Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19828 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/25/2021 - 12/10/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
10 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Requires Department Permission to Register
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6750.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31945 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required readings and/or viewings are presented in the lessons via hyperlinks.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31946 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required readings and/or viewings are presented in the lessons via hyperlinks.

Observing Young Children (ECH270) 1 Credit

Introduction to techniques of observing young children. Recording methods, interpretation and use of collected information including legal and ethical implications. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26128 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Four (4) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26129 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Four (4) Week Class
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19435 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/11/2021 - 09/24/2021 N/A N/A
  • C. Colunga
Open
17 of 20 Seats Available

Arranging the Environment (ECH271) 1 Credit

Exploration of the influence of the environment on the behavior of young children. Indoor and outdoor spaces considered and analysis of environments practiced. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19441 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 08/21/2021 - 09/03/2021 N/A N/A
  • C. Colunga
Open
16 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26130 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26131 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available

Science For The Young Child (ECH272) 1 Credit

Methods and techniques for encouraging beginning scientific thinking among young children. Focus upon the theory of Jean Piaget. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31839 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35136 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available

Math for the Young Child (ECH273) 1 Credit

Methods and techniques for encouraging the beginnings of mathematical/logical thought with young children. Focus upon the theory of Jean Piaget. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35151 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31855 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19437 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/23/2021 - 11/05/2021 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available

Literacy Development and the Young Child (ECH275) 1 Credit

Literacy from birth through the early childhood years. Focus on developmentally appropriate ways to encourage speaking, listening, writing, and reading in the home and classroom. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
19460 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/09/2021 - 10/22/2021 N/A N/A
  • A. Stigsson
  • G. Carpenter
Open
13 of 20 Seats Available

Early Childhood Curriculum Development (ECH279) 1 Credit

An intensive focus on the process of building curriculum units appropriate to the developmental needs and abilities of the young child. Design, use and evaluation of materials and activities. Prerequisites: None. Note: ECH279 may be repeated for a total of four (4) credit hours.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
36349 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/02/2021 - 10/14/2021 N/A N/A
  • C. Colunga
  • J. Hicks
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available

Food Experiences With Young Children (ECH280) 1 Credit

A discussion of the nutritional needs of young children and the cultural and social meanings of foods, feeding and eating. Includes planning and managing food experiences in home and group settings. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
36351 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/23/2021 - 11/05/2021 N/A N/A
  • K. Fenderson Gonzales
Open
14 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26003 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required reading is included within the lesson content and through hyperlinks.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26004 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook required for this course. All required reading is included within the lesson content and through hyperlinks.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
35944 Fall 2021 Phoenix
ONLINE CANVAS
Online 11/12/2021 - 12/02/2021 N/A N/A
  • G. McGinty
Open
8 of 12 Seats Available

Movement/Music for the Young Child (ECH281) 1 Credit

Consideration of motor development in the toddler through the 8-year-old and exploration of age-appropriate rhythmic, musical and creative movement methods. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19438 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 10/09/2021 - 10/22/2021 N/A N/A
  • S. Wibe
Open
15 of 20 Seats Available

Discipline/Guidance Of Child Groups (ECH282) 1 Credit

Exploration of techniques for guiding children in groups with focus on individual child and adult needs for a disciplined environment. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19447 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/25/2021 - 10/08/2021 N/A N/A
  • G. Romero
Open
10 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26115 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook for this course. The course materials will be available within the lessons of the course. These materials include websites, articles, and videos all accessed in the course lessons.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
26116 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      There is no textbook for this course. The course materials will be available within the lessons of the course. These materials include websites, articles, and videos all accessed in the course lessons.

Early Childhood Teaching Internship (ECH284AB) 3 Credits

Work experience in child care centers. 80 hours of designated work per credit. Maximum of 6 credits allowed. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CFS/ECH176 and permission of Department or Division. Corequisites: CFS/ECH269.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructors Availability
19624 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
Online format w/Live Session
Live Online 08/23/2021 - 12/10/2021 M 6:30PM - 8:00PM
  • C. Colunga
  • A. Stigsson
Open
9 of 10 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Departmental Permission to register.
      Book: Developmentally Appropriate Practice
      Required Virtual Online Orientation Monday, August 23, 2021. Remainder of term, students meet individually with faculty.

Professional Development in Early Childhood Education (ECH287) 1 Credit

Emerging professionalism within the field of early childhood education. Consideration of job responsibilities, rewards, ethics and current issues facing practitioners. Includes assessment and career planning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19440 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 11/06/2021 - 11/19/2021 N/A N/A
  • S. Ceklic
Open
18 of 20 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37617 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 08/23/2021 - 10/11/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
24 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      3-week class option available
      There is no textbook for this course. The course materials will be available within the lessons of the course. These materials include websites, articles, and videos all accessed in the course lessons.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37618 Fall 2021 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/18/2021 - 12/06/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Six (6) Week Class
      3-week class option available
      There is no textbook for this course. The course materials will be available within the lessons of the course. These materials include websites, articles, and videos all accessed in the course lessons.

Community Resources and Referral (ECH288) 1 Credit

Survey of current community agencies, resources, and support groups for a variety of child and family needs. Considers appropriate procedures for referral, handling of information, confidentiality and follow up. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19667 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 09/07/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
9 of 12 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Departmental Permission to register.
      Students must co-enroll in ECH267 CDA Prep 1 and ECH268 CDA Prep 2
      Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact Distance Learning for more information: 602-787-6750.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.

Special Projects (ECH298AC) 3 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development. Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
19638 Fall 2021 Paradise Valley
Guided Indepnt Learning
Print Based 08/27/2021 - 12/17/2021 N/A N/A
  • Staff
Open
12 of 12 Seats Available