ECE 111◊ Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3 credits

Overview of early childhood care and education, including historical perspectives, organization, structure programming and basic values in Early Childhood Education. Professional practices of early childhood educators are outlined with an emphasis on supporting skill development of children from birth to age 8 during each age and stage of development; with a survey of the principles of planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate curriculum. Field observations required.

Lecture: 3 hours