CD 54
Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs

Course Description

Curriculum development with emphasis on planning curriculum that is emergent, developmentally and individually appropriate and inclusive for all young children through age six. Students will examine the teacher's role in supporting development by using observation and assessment strategies and emphasizing the essential role of play. Curricular areas included to be explored are: language and literacy, social and emotional learning, sensory learning, art and creativity, and math and science. (This course meets NAEYC Standards 1 and 4; and NBPTS Standards 4, 5 and 6.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
32246 CD 54 01Z M······ 09:30 AM-01:20 PM Jayanti Roy ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-01-03 to 2022-03-25.
C D -054.-01Z-: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

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