Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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EDEC 281 - Early Childhood Curriculum Design and Implementation I

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): EDEC 108  or instructor’s consent.
The student will learn and explore methods and materials for planning and implementing an integrated program for young children, including methods of planning developmentally appropriate activities to enhance children’s development. Emphasis is on designing an environment for learning related to curriculum goals. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Recognize and understand curriculum philosophies.
  • Understand anti-bias curriculum philosophy and incorporate concepts into program planning.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate curriculum activities.
  • Students will be able to plan individualized curriculum goals for diverse population of young children.
  • Students will be able to create, evaluate and select developmentally appropriate materials, equipment and environments.

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