Catalog Details

ER 2200 - The Constructivist Approach in Early Care and Education
Credits: 3
Introduces the constructivist approach to teaching and learning in early care and education programs from infancy through the primary grades. Reviews the theoretical bases of constructivism and explores its applications in curriculum, instruction, and guidance and discipline. Emphasis on supporting all children as they construct knowledge from experiences with materials and interactions with others, and how this knowledge is influenced by the classroom and cultural context. Requires 8 to 10 hours of observation/participation in an approved early childhood setting. Falls and Springs. Prerequisite(s): ER 2300.

*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.