2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 21, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 229 - Introduction to Early Childhood

(3 credits; alternate years, consult department)
This course examines both the typical and atypical growth and development of children ages birth through grade three in the areas of cognition, language development, physical motor, social-emotional, mental health and adaptive behavior. Candidates will learn how these areas impact development and learning in the first years of life and will use this knowledge to plan, develop, implement and evaluate integrated learning experiences from home, center and school environments based on knowledge of the child, the family, and the community. Candidates will also use relevant national and state professional standards for designing content and informing and improving practices for children and their families.

Note: This course includes 25 hours of field experience.