Course Description
Educating Young Children
(3-2-2). An introduction to the education of the
young child, including developmentally
appropriate practices and programs, theoretical
and historical perspectives, ethical and
professional responsibilities, and current
issues. Course content must be aligned as
applicable with State Board for Educator
Certification Pedagogy and Professional
Responsibilities standards and coincide with the
National Association for the Education of Young
Children position statement related to
developmentally appropriate practices
for children from birth through age eight.
Requires students to participate in field
experiences with children from infancy through
age 12 in a variety of settings with varied and
diverse populations; and the course includes a
minimum of 16 hours of field experiences.
Semester hours:3
Lecture hours:2
Lab hours:2
Petition required:Y
Course may be repeated for credit when the topic varies:N
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