Oct 25, 2021  
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ECE 2950 - Developmentally Effective Practice I: Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children



Credits: 4

Prerequisite(s): ECE 2100, PSY 1800

Description: Principles underlying curriculum development and program planning to promote social comptence in young children are the focus of this course. Course content includes knowledge of the three core requirements of developmentally effective practice: knowledge of child development, observation of individual children, and an awareness of socio-cultural influences. Students in this class will begin to organize and assemble a professional portfolio. Students will participate in a 45-hour, supervised practicum divided between two different early childhood settings and age groups (birth-age 3 and age 3-5). Students will conduct guided observations that focus on teacher behaviors and decision-making, intentional teaching, curriculum development and program planning to promote social competence in young children.



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