Course

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


Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
04-04-2020 to 05-02-2020 3.0 CLASSROOM $510

Marilyn J Armstrong

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Sat, 04-04-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 04-11-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 04-18-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 04-25-2020 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Sat, 05-02-2020 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Final Coursework Due SANTA CLARA

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