CDEV 65 Orientation to ECE Principles and Practice (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs and environments; the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting development across all domains for all children. Historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics and professional identity.
C-ID ECE 120
This is the INTRODUCTORY class for CDEV.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Interpret best and promising teaching and care practices as defined within the field of early care and education's history, range of delivery systems, program types, philosophies, and ethical standards.
- Outcome 2: Identify the underlying theoretical perspective in forming a professional early childhood education philosophy.
- Outcome 3: Assess early childhood settings, curriculum, and teaching strategies utilizing indicators of quality early childhood practice that support all children, including those with diverse characteristics, and their families.
- Outcome 4: Examine the value of play as a vehicle for developing skills, knowledge, dispositions, and strengthening relationships among young children.
- Outcome 5: Examine a variety of strategies to increase children's social competence and promote a caring classroom community.
- Outcome 6: Analyze the relationship between observation, planning, implementation, and assessment in developing effective teaching strategies and positive learning and development.