This course covers the goals and essential components for successful preschool experiences. The historical, social and psychological influences that have shaped early childhood theory and practice through the years are also examined. Students will gain an insight into the role of the early childhood worker and will examine their own personal philosophy for early childhood work, in light of current appropriate child care practices. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0). Equivalent to: ECE-155.
ECE-1155 Introduction to Early Childhood Education - 3.00 credits