2019-2020 Catalog

EDEC - EDUCATION EARLY CHILDHOOD

EDEC 1020 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

This course introduces the student to the field of early childhood education through lecture, discussion, and participation. Topics to be explored include components of quality program, child development theory, curriculum development, learning environments, classroom management, parent/teacher relationships, importance of play and teaching as a profession.

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EDEC 1025 EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICUM

This practicum provides the student with an opportunity to tie concepts of teaching students from birth to age eight to actual field experience in early childhood settings. A minimum of thirty hours of classroom time will be spent in settings which differ from any previous practicums.

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