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ECE: Child Development

Course Number: 10307179
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-307-179 ECE: CHILD DEVELOPMENT...The 3-credit course examines child development within the context of the early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; analyze social, cultural, and economic influences on child development; summarize child development theories; analyze development of children ages three through five; analyze development of children ages five through eight; relate child development research findings to teaching practice; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine the role of brain development in early learning (ages 3-8); examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for children ages 3-8.

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Course Competencies

  1. Integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives.
  2. Analyze social, cultural, and economic influences on child development.
  3. Summarize child development theories.
  4. Analyze development of children ages three through five.
  5. Analyze development of children ages five through eight.
  6. Relate child development research findings to teaching practice.
  7. Analyze the role of heredity and the environment.
  8. Examine the role of brain development in early learning (ages 3-8).
  9. Examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for children ages 3-8.