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ECE 2: Introduction to Teaching Young Children | ECED.X302

ECE 2: Introduction to Teaching Young Children | ECED.X302


This course studies the philosophy, history and development of early childhood programs. You'll examine the teacher-child relationship and how existing programs meet the needs of preschool children and review programs to evaluate how they meet the criteria of a quality learning environment. You'll get a chance to see how ECE programs operate in the real world by attending mandatory field observations at sites designated by the instructor.

Skills Needed


  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google’s G Suite or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and essential understanding of Canvas.

Learning Outcomes


At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Describe the history of early childhood education
  • Discuss various guiding principles among early childhood educators
  • Know the differences among early childhood programs and how they are evaluated by checklists
  • Identify the differences among developmental stages of children

Topics Include

  • History of early childhood education
  • Types of programs
  • Defining the young child
  • Developmental and learning theories
  • Teaching: A professional commitment
  • Curriculum: Creating a context for learning and play
  • Issues and trends in early childhood education

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Sept. 3, 2022, 9 a.m.
2022-09-03T09:00:00-07:00
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Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
09-03-2022 to 10-01-2022 3.0 $510

Melissa Chi Le

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Final Date To Enroll: 09-03-2022

Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 09-03-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 09-10-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 09-17-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 09-24-2022 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Live-Online REMOTE
Sat, 10-01-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Final Coursework Due ONLINE