2023-2024 Catalog

ECE-104 Foundations of Early Childhood Education

An introductory course designed to look at school as a social institution with interactions with diverse communities, social, political and cultural institutions and traditions. Concepts of culture and the impact of these understandings will be explored with regard to teaching. The history of preschools in America, program models, such as Reggio Emilia, Bank Street and High Scope, as well as, theory of child development will be the cornerstone of the course. Requires 20 hours of field work.



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