EDEC 408 - Early Childhood Principles and Practices

Description
Prereq., Admission to the Teacher Education Program in early childhood: P-3. This course is an overview of principles and practices in early childhood education (ages birth through eight). The main topics to be covered will include: the sociological, professional, and theoretical perspectives of early childhood education with a focus on developmentally appropriate practice (DAP); the skills and dispositions needed in planning and implementing early care and education programs for all children; and education models in early childhood.Students must plan for a minimum of 45 hours in an early childhood setting to meet requirements for the application of course content. Co-convened course with EDEC 508.
Credits
3
Attributes
Co-Convened Course
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
Tu
Avg. Class Size
23
Avg. Sections
1