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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Summer
Online
Starting at $527.00
As few as 8 weeks
4.5

What you can learn.

  • Identify early care and education approaches and philosophies
  • 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

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.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Instructor: Jackie Kelley
386849
Fee:
$527.00
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ENROLL BY: Jun 21, 2022
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Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2022
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Instructor: Debra Pourroy
386850
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$527.00
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ENROLL BY: Jul 18, 2022
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Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 22, 2022
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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387397
Fee:
$527.00
Onlineformat icon
ENROLL BY: Jun 21, 2022
See Details
Notes
Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2022
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