ER 2300 - Young Children's Learning and Development in Context
Examines the characteristics and needs of young children from birth to 8 and the multiple interacting influences on their development and learning. Explores the interrelated domains of children's development - physical, cognitive, social, emotional, linguistic and aesthetic - and how children learn. Reviews the child development knowledge base, research and theoretical perspectives. Focuses on the development of observational skills and strategies that inform teaching. Emphasizes the many influences on children's development and learning and how developmental knowledge is used to create learning environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging for all children. Requires 10 observation/participation hours in an approved early childhood setting. Falls and Springs.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.