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ECED& 160
Curriculum Development


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Investigate learning theory, program planning, and tools for curriculum development promoting language, fine/gross motor, social-emotional, cognitive and creative skills and growth in your children (birth-age 8). Recommend: READ 088. Formerly ECE 231.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain major early childhood curriculum theories and current trends such as theme-based, emergent, inquiry based, integrated and project approach.
  • Use a variety of resources, including WA State Guidelines, program standards, and NAEYC Developmentally Appropriate Practice principles to plan curriculum.
  • Create curriculum which supports children's language/communications, cognitive, social/emotional, fine/gross motor, and creative development.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate activities and schedules which promote child grow and learning.
  • Observe, document and assess individual and group needs, interests and skills for the purpose of curriculum planning and on-going modifications of plans.

  • 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  
    ECED& 160
    Spring 2014
    1005
    Michelle Reiff
    ECED& 160
    Spring 2014
    6073
    Alicia Robertson


    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.