Jul 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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EDEC 400 - Foundations, Programs, and Trends in Early Childhood Education

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in IDEC or permission of instructor; 2.5 GPA.
The historical, philosophical, and social foundations of early childhood education and how these foundations influence current thought and practice will be examined. Students will explore philosophical schools influencing the development of the profession and perspectives on early childhood. Public policies and current trends in America that impact young children and their families will be addressed. Students will research and critically examine various educational programs and curricula for young children.



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