Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Education/Teacher Ed Transfer - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Early Childhood Development — 3194
EDU 1250 – 1 credit
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will examine the developmental stages of young children including their physical, intellectual, and social-emotional capabilities, emphasizing the wide variation in abilities and behaviors in children. The basic concepts of developmental characteristics of children from birth through eight years of age are to be understood as a foundation for planning appropriate activities for children and establishing appropriate expectations of young children. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Mar 4 – Apr 14 TBD
Health/Safety/Nutrition/Child — 3195
EDU 1260 – 3 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will focus on basic considerations for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate environment for young children. Ways to promote good health and nutrition are presented, and prevention and reduction of injuries are explored. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Intro Early Childhood Ed/Care — 3277
EDU 1290 – 3 credits
Ella M. Ames

Students will be introduced to the field of early childhood care and education. An overall view of the field includes history and theory; social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of young children; how early childhood professionals and early childhood programs meet the needs of young children and their families; and models of early childhood programs. This course introduces the activities and materials of the early childhood profession. Students will also complete 40 hours of fieldwork in a local childcare center. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Foundations/Education-Tchg Pro — 3283
EDU 1510 – 3 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will be provided with information and experiences that will be helpful in deciding whether or not a career in education seems to be an appropriate choice. This course explores the philosophical and socio-cultural roots of education. Students will also examine the political, economic, legal, and ethical basis of American education. Contemporary issues facing education will be examined within the context of teachers, students, schools, and curriculum. Students will also complete a 40 hour internship in a local school. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Foundations/Education-Tchg Pro — 3284
EDU 1510 – 3 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will be provided with information and experiences that will be helpful in deciding whether or not a career in education seems to be an appropriate choice. This course explores the philosophical and socio-cultural roots of education. Students will also examine the political, economic, legal, and ethical basis of American education. Contemporary issues facing education will be examined within the context of teachers, students, schools, and curriculum. Students will also complete a 40 hour internship in a local school. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 267
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Education Internship — 4070
EDU 2010 – 3 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Infant/Toddler/Development/Edu — 3713
EDU 2150 – 3 credits
Marie N. Johnston

Students will increase their knowledge about the developmental needs and program requirements for infants and toddlers. They will do this by strengthening their observation skills, reading, and discussing current research and trends in infant/toddler care, and applying theory in field experiences. Students will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities based on the needs of a specific child or groups of children within their field setting. Special attention will be given to the development of the whole child, the child as the curriculum, respectful and responsive relationships, intentional and purposeful interactions, and the environment as a teaching tool. A minimum of 20 hours will be spent in the field experience. Prerequisite: EDU 1290.J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 267
Jan 28 – May 14 Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Field Placement I-Education — 3287
EDU 2210 – 4 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 100 hours of supervised work in a public school or other appropriate educational setting. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of how schools and classrooms work and teamwork within the educational setting. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. The student, faculty coordinator, and school supervising teacher work together to develop an appropriate learning experience for the student. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisite: EDU 1290 or EDU 1510 with a C or better and permission the education faculty. Application required. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Field Placement I-Education — 3288
EDU 2210 – 0 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 100 hours of supervised work in a public school or other appropriate educational setting. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on developing knowledge of how schools and classrooms work and teamwork within the educational setting. The seminar also focuses on students' experiences, problems, and special interests. The student, faculty coordinator, and school supervising teacher work together to develop an appropriate learning experience for the student. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisite: EDU 1290 or EDU 1510 with a C or better and permission the education faculty. Application required. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Field Placement II — 3328
EDU 2220 – 3 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 75 hours of supervised work in a different school or educational setting than they used in EDU 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to further develop their interpersonal teaching skills. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: EDU 2210 with a C or better and permission of the education faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Field Placement II — 3330
EDU 2220 – 0 credits
Elizabeth M. Starks

Students will gain practical experience participating in a minimum of 75 hours of supervised work in a different school or educational setting than they used in EDU 2210. Students will also participate in a weekly seminar which focuses on learning to further develop their interpersonal teaching skills. Students are responsible for assigned readings and a weekly written log of the field experience in addition to other assignments. Prerequisites: EDU 2210 with a C or better and permission of the education faculty. Application required; must be a program major. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Children's Literature — 3336
EDU 2440 – 3 credits
Ella M. Ames

Students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of children's literature with emphasis on identification and familiarization of the different types of children's literature, the influence that literature can have on children's and adults' lives, and the development of effective and creative methods of using literature with children. Use of current technology is included. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530.J fall, spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 267
Jan 25 – May 14 Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Exceptional Children — 3341
EDU 2450 – 3 credits
Heather A. Metzger

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of exceptional children and youth, the ways they are served in public schools, appropriate attitudes toward human viability, and individual differences. Current legal and instructional issues and methods are discussed. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530; Prerequisite: PSY 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 26 – May 14 TBD
Field Exp/Exceptional Child — 3343
EDU 2460 – 1 credit
Renee L. Funke

Students will spend four to five hours per week in an educational setting working one-on-one or in small groups with students with identified disabilities as well as those at risk for academic failure. A regularly scheduled on-campus seminar is part of the course. Students spend a minimum of 45 hours in their educational setting during the semester in addition to the seminar. Designed primarily for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in teacher education. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDU 2450. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Field Exp/Exceptional Child — 3345
EDU 2460 – 0 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will spend four to five hours per week in an educational setting working one-on-one or in small groups with students with identified disabilities as well as those at risk for academic failure. A regularly scheduled on-campus seminar is part of the course. Students spend a minimum of 45 hours in their educational setting during the semester in addition to the seminar. Designed primarily for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in teacher education. Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDU 2450. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Literacy in the Classroom — 3347
EDU 2500 – 3 credits
Kelli Spink

Students will develop a basic foundation in literacy instruction. The five components of reading, basic reading disabilities, and applications to curriculum and instruction will be explored. In addition, students will examine the basics of literacy approaches including the collection and interpretation of data. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENG 1530. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Award Winning Young Adult Lit — 3353
EDU 2650 – 3 credits
Renee L. Funke

Students will discuss and prepare to teach a wide variety of young adult literature in various cultural settings as they examine the defining components of the adolescent experience. This course will be of particular interest to students majoring in secondary education as well as those students who enjoy reading young adult literature as the class is a study of the variety of texts written for and about adolescents. Students will read and discuss a range of assigned and self selected award-winning books. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD