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ECE 239
Teaching Young Children - Capstone


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 40

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:20    Lab Hours:20


Description
This course is designed as a capstone for the Early Childhood Education program. Students will explore concepts of developmentally appropriate practice and professional ethics. They will develop practical job-seeking skills in the field of early childhood education. Students will integrate and apply their knowledge of young children and developmentally appropriate practices by designing an early childhood program. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify best practices for early childhood education.
  • Examine the ethical dimensions of work with children and families through reflective practice.
  • Apply the NAEYC Code of Ethics to work with children, families, and colleagues.
  • Recognize and analyze ethical dilemmas related to the field of early childhood education.
  • Design an early childhood program that reflects personal philosophies about Developmentally Appropriate Practice.
  • Demonstrate skills required to obtain employment in the field of early childhood.

  • Course Topics
  • NAEYC Code of Ethics
  • Professional preparation standards
  • Program handbook development
  • Professionalism

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 239
    Spring 2016
    1028
    Michelle Reiff
    ECE 239
    Summer 2015
    6203
    Alicia Robertson
    ECE 239
    Spring 2014
    1080
    Michelle Reiff
    ECE 239
    Spring 2013
    1080
    Michelle Reiff
    ECE 239
    Spring 2011
    1080
    Michelle Meyer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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