Jun 15, 2024  
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ECE 350 - Foundations and Trends in Early Childhood Education


4 credits
Covers an overview of the history of early childhood education; theoretical models; different types of early childhood programs; community resources; professional organizations; contemporary trends, and issues facing the early childhood educational field. Students have the opportunity to practice observation skills and explore a variety of tools to record and assess student behavior, teachers, and the environment of young children. Students establish their own sense of professionalism and strengthen their professional voice by connecting to the literature, organizations and resources in the field by articulating their personal philosophy of early childhood education. Course content is applicable to infant and toddler programs, preschool programs, kindergarten and primary education. Field work is required. Prerequisite(s): Junior status or above.
Graded (A-F) only.



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