Curriculum Development in Early Childhood

The design, implementation and evaluation of appropriate programs for young children through age six. The course focuses on the concrete, practical application of various theories, philosophies and current research data in the field. Other topics include: the young child as explorer and learner, language, numbers, art and the world, and the effective teacher of young […]

Growth and Development of the Young Child

An introduction to the child, from birth to age eight, as a learner and family member with needs to explore and communicate, as well as to develop social competence. Explanation of current themes of child development is provided with special emphasis on understanding children’s developmental levels through childhood. Topics covered include: conception, heredity and prenatal […]