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.(4) 4/6/2019 09:00 AM SANTA CLARA $470 Marilyn J Armstrong Enroll