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Kathryn Kotowski

Instructor Child Development


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Office Hours: Office hours by Appointment Only

 
 

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CD 115  Changing American Family

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CD 115 GraphicPrerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture

 

A survey of the contemporary American family with emphasis on changes in form, functions and expectations. The history of the family, both public and private, will be considered and examined in relation to the effects of class, ethnicity and social policy. The effects on the family of common life events experienced by individuals and family members will be covered including sexuality, mate selection, marriage, childbearing, the working family, divorce, domestic violence, and aging. The future of the family including implications for the individual and society will be discussed. Online orientation will take place the first week of class.

 

AA/AS GE, CSU

 

CD 125  Child Growth and Development

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CD 125 GraphicPrerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture

 

This course covers the process of human development from conception through adolescence as determined by heredity, society, and personal human interaction with implications for child guidance. Observation of children of various ages is an integral part of the course. Online orientation will take place the first week of class.

AA/AS GE, CSU, CSU GE, IGETC, UC

 

ED 200  Teaching as a Profession

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Prerequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture

 

Designed for students considering teaching as a profession and for classroom paraprofessionals working in the public school system. Career exploration, foundations of education, critical issues, and an introduction to literacy acquisition are addressed. Standards for the teaching profession and conditions for effective learning are discussed. 30 hours of guided observations of public school classrooms in a variety of subject areas are required. Online orientation will take place the first week of class.

 

AA/AS GE, CSU

 
 

What do previous students have to say?

“I really enjoyed taking this course. I love how fast the professor responds to questions which makes this feel like I’m in class. I love the amount of feedback we get on our assignments.”
CD 115 student

 

“The online textbook is very helpful for on the go students, I really liked that. I could learn and do the work anywhere. Thanks for a great semester professor.”
CD 125 student

 

“This online class is my favorite one of all the other online classes that I have done. I found the quizzes and the discussion board doable. I liked that some weeks in the discussion board you made us pretend to be important people and make big decisions for children. Thank you professor Kathy!”
CD 125 student

 

“This was my first online class. Before I took this class a lot of my friends told me that online classes are hard and annoying. I actually loved this class more than my other 4 classes!”
CD 115 student

 

“I love her. She is always smiling, she's a great woman, very smart, so funny, and she taught me many things I didn’t know. Thank you for everything.”
ES 271 student

 

“I would like to thank you because this class changed my life forever. No, really it did!”
ES 271 student