Focuses on the history of early childhood education and the prominent theorists that have significantly contributed to the field. The types of programs that serve young children, birth-age 8, and their families will be examined. State and national standards in early childhood education and family studies will be explored. 11/09/2020-01/29/2021 Online/Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedSabin-Schellenberg Center, Room CLSRM
Focuses on the history of early childhood education and the prominent theorists that have significantly contributed to the field. The types of programs that serve young children, birth-age 8, and their families will be examined. State and national standards in early childhood education and family studies will be explored. 11/09/2020-01/29/2021 Online/Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be AnnouncedSabin-Schellenberg Center, Room CLSRM
This course focuses on exploration of topics for directors of childhood care and education programs for children ranging in age from birth to twelve in diverse settings. Students will focus on best administrative practices and community relationships to build and sustain quality programs for children and families. 10/03/2020-12/12/2020 Lecture Saturday Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced
Focuses on the history of early childhood education and the prominent theorists that have significantly contributed to the field. The types of programs that serve young children, birth-age 8, and their families will be examined. State and national standards in early childhood education and family studies will be explored. 08/03/2020-10/16/2020 Online/Lecture Days to be Announced, Times to be Announced, Room to be Announced
Cooperative work experience. Provides students with on-the-job experience in the field of early childhood education. Students will work nine hours a week in pre-approved educational settings that serve children from six weeks old through age eight. Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition. 09/28/2020-12/07/2020 Field Monday 04:00PM - 06:20PM, Room to be Announced
Builds upon knowledge and skills learned in ECE-240: Environments and Curriculum Planning. Emphasis is on application of research-based strategies to implement and evaluate early childhood environments and curriculum for children from birth-three years old. Focus is on integrating content knowledge throughout all classroom activities. This is an online course with optional Zoom sessions. The Zoom sessions will be held from 9:00-10:50 on the following Fridays: 10/9, 10/23, 11/6, and 11/20.
Focuses on stressors in society that can affect children and families including environmental stress, divorce and death. Effective strategies teachers can use to support children and families during times of stress are included. 10/5/2020-12/12/2020. This is an all online course.
Course focuses on factors that contribute to childhood obesity. Students explore current standards and evidence-based practices in nutrition education, movement and music in early childhood and explore ways to incorporate developmentally appropriate nutrition, music and movement education into the early childhood environment and curriculum. The class will meet via Zoom from 9:00-10:50 on the following Fridays: 10/16, 10/30, 12/4. Zoom sessions are optional and will be recorded for later viewing.
Focuses on the history of early childhood education and the prominent theorists that have significantly contributed to the field. The types of programs that serve young children, birth-age 8, and their families will be examined. State and national standards in early childhood education and family studies will be explored. 10/5/2020-12/12/2020
This is an all online course.