Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Language and Literacy in Early Childhood

This course gives teachers of young children the skills and knowledge needed to effectively plan, document, and implement language and literacy activities in the early childhood classroom. It focuses on understanding how our image of the child reflects the methods and materials provided for language and literacy. Topics include the developmental stages of children's language and communication skills, the teacher's role in language and literacy, and ways in which language and literacy can be integrated across the early childhood curriculum.

Subject: CHLD
Course Number: 140
Section Number: 2282
Units: 3
Instructor: Paciorek, Laura

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Phone: 760-814-1889 (text message preferred)
Instructor notes: The course is now available in Canvas.  Please log in by going to the MiraCosta Home Page and clicking on "Online Ed."  Then click on "Canvas."

Enrolled students must post an introduction in the introduction discussion board by the end of the day on the first day of class.  Failure to post an introduction may result in being dropped from the class.

More details about the class are available at the course semester preparation site.

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