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Seminar in Early Childhood Educ.

Course Number: 
EDC-447
Minimum Credits: 
3
A methods seminar exploring practical and philosophical issues in early childhood education including special needs and inclusion, research in child behavior, legislation pertaining to young children, enriching environments for young children, discipline techniques, parent communication and conferences, working with other teachers, integration of learning experiences, grouping for learning, designing curriculum, technology, and assessing and recording children's behaviors. In preparation for the student teaching experience, students combine theory, knowledge and skills as they develop their own personal philosophy of early childhood education. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the professional term or permission. Offered fall term.