Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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EDPR 101 - Child Development and Practice for birth - 8


Associates degree in Early Childhood Education
Delivery: Lecture
An introduction to the field of Early Childhood care, this course provides a conceptual framework for understanding the early childhood profession, the role of the early childhood caregiver, and early childhood programs. It examines the historical philosophies and theories of Early Childhood Education as well as the current trends, issues, and practices of educating children from birth through the age of eight. Addresses the influences of family-centered practice, inclusion, culture and language.  Explores early childhood career paths. Professional and evidence-based practices of highly-qualified early childhood educators are outlined with an emphasis on their ability to enhance development and learning of every child between the ages of birth and eight. An overview of the diversity of culture, language, race, socioeconomic status, gender, ethnicity, and ability of children will be included.  

3 credits
Fall and Spring



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