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Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education

EDUC - 279

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

The objective of the course is to teach basic principles and concepts of early childhood curriculum that focuses on the needs and interests of children between the ages of 2 and 6. The organization of the course emphasizes the needs, interests and abilities of toddlers. The meaning of various kinds of play and the importance of social skills utilizing culturally valued content are emphasized as well. Ten hours of classroom observation of preschoolers is a requirement of the course.

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