EDEC 530 - Social and Emotional Development in Young Children

Offered spring. This on-line course examines the development, components, and influences of social competence in the early childhood years (birth – 8). Positive guidance techniques that enhance children‘s self-esteem and pro-social skills will be taught. Students will examine and critique developmental theories, current literature, researched-based teaching strategies and assessment tools. Activities will focus on providing students opportunity to discuss, debate, analyze, and practice key foundations and skills. Students must plan for a minimum of 45 hours in an early childhood setting as well as planning and presenting a training session for parents/families. Co-convened with EDEC 430. Level: Graduate
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Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
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