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EDUC 7611 Learning&Development:Spec Needs of Early Learners (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will focus on the development and learning of children from birth through age eight. The course will emphasize an in-depth understanding of children's developmental stages and developmentally appropriate practices with a particular focus on research. Topics highlighted in the course include: history and background of early childhood education, observation and assessment, models and programs in early childhood, language development, children with special needs, diversity and the role of culture and family involvement in early childhood. In this course, students will increase their understanding of young children in the context of their learning environment . Students will learn about different observation techniques and the application of different theoretical perspectives to teaching learning in early childhood settings.


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17