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ECE 231
Curriculum Development


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Provides a basic knowledge of developmentally appropriate teaching procedures. Students develop competency in the establishment of long-range and short-term goals and objectives, as well as selection, presentation, and evaluation of a variety of teaching methods and learning materials to achieve the goals. Topics include emergent curriculum, anti-bias curriculum, developmentally appropriate practice and play. Recommended: READ 088. Student may not earn credit for both ECE 231 and ED 231.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Compare and contrast at least two curricula.
  • Describe and compare traditional curriculum vs. emergent curriculum philosophies.
  • Organize and communicate an approach to curriculum planning.
  • Study trends that impact and influence the direction of E.C.E. curriculum.
  • Develop competency in the establishment of long-range and short-term goals and objectives, selection presentation, and evaluation of a variety of methods and learning materials to achieve the goals.

  • Course Topics
  • Teaching procedures
  • Anti-bias
  • Individual and group needs/interests and skills
  • Curriculum resources and learning skills
  • Curriculum plans for special needs students and second language learners

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 231
    Winter 2012
    1091
    Terry Morgan
    ECE 231
    Winter 2008
    1040
    Terry Morgan
    ECE 231
    Winter 2004
    5789
    Joan Graham
    ECE 231
    Winter 2004
    Melinda Brennan
    ECE 231
    Fall 2003
    5789
    Joan Graham



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.