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|ED 662 - Curriculum Design and Development in Early Childhood|
Course Description: This course focuses on the guidelines and principles of curriculum development in different areas (language, literacy, logical thinking, scientific inquiry, social and emotional etc.) within the framework of integrated curricula. Students will learn about the importance of play in early childhood and what actually constitutes developmentally appropriate curriculum and instruction. Students will begin to select, construct and evaluate developmentally appropriate materials to foster learning and development. Students will also focus on the influence of the environment and classroom management on children's development and learning. Emphasis is placed on how to apply effective behavior management strategies to promote everyday learning and development of young children. The use of technology in the early childhood classroom is explored. Field experience/Apprenticeship required.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
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