Foundations of Early Care and Education: An Introduction to Teaching Young Children/Introducción a la Enseñanza de Niños Pequeños

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Learn about early care and education approaches and how to identify quality care. Explore history, development and philosophies of early childhood education programs.

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Fall
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Online
Starting at $548.00
As few as 8 weeks
4.5

What you can learn.

  • Ofrecido en Español. Prensa los detailles para información
  • Evaluate child care quality
  • Understand developmentally appropriate curriculum and play-based learning
  • Identify and discuss culturally relevant curriculum
  • Explore historical and social roots of early childhood group care
  • Examine professional standards and expectations for teachers working with young children
  • Identify early care and education approaches and philosophies

About this course:

Learn about early care, education approaches and how to identify quality care. This online course on teaching young children introduces the approaches, history and development of early childhood education programs. The course offers an overview of developmentally appropriate learning environments, curriculum and how to define play-based learning and outcomes. Students explore how different program approaches meet the needs of the young child. Students learn observation, assessment and strategies for guiding children’s behavior. Field observations are required. This is a lower-division (entry level) college class. This is an intensive course, in which the work of a full academic quarter is offered in only 8 weeks. Expect to spend around 12 hours per week to complete everything in each week’s module. Before you take this course, we recommend you take Child Development, unless you have classroom experience with children already. Ofrecido en Español. Prensa los detailles para información.

Spring 2024 Schedule

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Instructor: Jackie Kelley
396415
Fee:
$548.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 1, 2024
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Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2024
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This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Kristin Sherman
396416
Fee:
$548.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 22, 2024
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Notes
Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 26, 2024

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