ECE 2: Introduction to Teaching Young Children


This course studies the philosophy, history and development of early childhood programs. You'll examine the teacher-child relationship and how existing programs meet the needs of preschool children and review programs to evaluate how they meet the criteria of a quality learning environment. You'll get a chance to see how ECE programs operate in the real world by attending mandatory field observations at sites designated by the instructor.

Topics include:

  • History of early childhood education
  • Types of programs
  • Defining the young child
  • Developmental and learning theories
  • Teaching: A professional commitment
  • Curriculum: Creating a context for learning and play
  • Issues and trends in early childhood education


Prerequisites :


No prerequisites


Sections :


Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X302.(5) 9/14/2019 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA $510 Hsiao-Chi (Angel) C Tzeng Enroll