2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 300 - Characteristics of Young Children with Diverse Needs

(3 credits; alternate years, consult department)
This course will examine the nature of child growth and development for children ages birth through grade three in areas of language development, social-emotional, aesthetics, cognition and adaptive behavior and how these impact development in the first years of life. Candidates will demonstrate a range of appropriate assessment and evaluation strategies to support the strengths, interests and needs of students with a range of abilities and disabilities. Candidates are required to complete a pre-student teaching experience working in at least three settings that offer early childhood education and with students that reflect diverse family systems and other differentiating factors, like urban/rural, socioeconomic status, and cultural/linguistic diversity.

Note: This course includes 25 hours of field experience.

Prerequisites: EDU102 and 206.