Jamie Theresa Lopez, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Early Childhood Education

Education Studies

Office: TC 50 - Room: 117

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 
 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  
 

Online

   
 By appointment   

Appointments may be scheduled with my online calendar

Office Hours Take Place in my Zoom Personal Meeting Room https://mesacc-edu.zoom.us/j/5310681111 or in person on campus.

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CFS176 Child Development 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: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26813

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 26813 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

29205

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 29205 Students may contact instructor at: jamie.lopez@mesacc.edu

EEP311 Foundations of Dual Language Learning - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Examination of the needs of dual language learners birth to grade three. Includes comparison and evaluation of various language educational models with a focus on asset based behaviors and expectations, integrated and targeted dual language instruction. Covers legal and historical foundations and current issues.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31447

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 03/08/2024
We
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 31447 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

CFS176 Child Development 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: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26814

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
02/01/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 26814 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

EEP314 Teaching of Reading and Writing for Dual Language Learners - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Introduction to teaching reading and writing for dual language learners in early childhood settings. Includes second language acquisition terminology, theories, and strategies. Emphasis on instructional and assessment strategies as well as reading comprehension and writing skills.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31448

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
03/20/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 31448 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

EEP312 Family, Community, and School Collaboration for Dual Language Learners - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Examines multiple influences on the development of the dual language learner (birth to age eight). Considers foundational structure provided by and reinforced by the family. Recognizes multiple messages of value and power communicated through community structures. Includes strategies for relationship building between families, school, and community with a long term goal of encouraging dual language learners.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16830

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

9 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Students may contact department at 480-461-7904 or mcc-ece@mesacc.edu for permission to register.

EEP313 Bilingual and ESL Methods - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Culturally responsive strategies for working with the dual language learners in early childhood settings. Components of dual language curriculum content and learning techniques focusing on bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) strategies.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16832

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

13 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Students may contact department at 480-461-7904 or mcc-ece@mesacc.edu for permission to register.

Fall 2024

CFS176 Child Development 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: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13485

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

19 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 13485 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

EEP311 Foundations of Dual Language Learning - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Examination of the needs of dual language learners birth to grade three. Includes comparison and evaluation of various language educational models with a focus on asset based behaviors and expectations, integrated and targeted dual language instruction. Covers legal and historical foundations and current issues.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15933
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
08/21/2024 - 10/11/2024
We
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

22 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Flexible attendance options are available for this course, please contact the course instructor for more information

Class 15933 Students may contact instructor at jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu. Students may contact department at 480-461-7904 or mcc-ece@mesacc.edu for permission to register.

Fall Flex Start 2024

CFS176 Child Development 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: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15393
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
09/05/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15393 Students may contact instructor at: jamie-theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Honors Program Only

EEP313 Bilingual and ESL Methods - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Culturally responsive strategies for working with the dual language learners in early childhood settings. Components of dual language curriculum content and learning techniques focusing on bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) strategies.

Prerequisites: C or better in EED200 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15935
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
10/16/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

21 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Flexible attendance options are available for this course, please contact the course instructor for more information

Class 15935 Students may contact instructor at jamie.theresa.lopez@mesacc.edu. Students may contact department at 480-461-7904 or mcc-ece@mesacc.edu for permission to register.

EEP411 Sheltered Instruction for Dual Language Settings - Birth to Age Eight 3 Credits

Analysis of sheltered instruction strategies designed to serve the needs of dual language learners ages birth to eight. Includes comparison and evaluation of various language educational models with a focus on asset based behaviors and expectations as well as integrated and targeted language instruction.

Prerequisites: C or better in EEP311 or permission of Instructor and (formal admission to an undergraduate educator preparation program or declaration of the BA in Early Childhood Education - Dual Language program or permission of Department/Division).

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32508

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

14 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Students may contact department at 480-461-7904 or mcc-ece@mesacc.edu for permission to register.

Degrees & Awards

PhD Family and Human Development

MA Curriculum & Instruction- Bilingual Education & ESL

BA Elementary Education - Spanish Minor

Arizona Teaching Certificate - Elementary, K-8; Spanish Bilingual PreK-12 Endorsement; Early Childhood, Birth-Age 8 Endorsement

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