ECE 431: Literacy and Social Studies in Early Childhood Education—Birth to Grade 2.
7 hours (4 hours, fieldwork; 3 hours, lecture), 4 credits. Exploration of the ways in which young children develop language and literacy and an understanding of basic human needs and interdependence in family, early care, and school settings. Assessment and instructional strategies within an integrated curriculum. Use of technology as appropriate. PREREQ: Successful completion of Requirements for Professional Coursework (see the preceding information). Note: Requires visits to early childhood and childhood settings with diverse populations and contrasting social and economic environments and the development of an academic portfolio. No student can receive credit for both ECE 431 and DEC 431.
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