CD 112 Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education
An examination of the underlying theoretical principals of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative and intellectual development for all young children. This course includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity.
CSU, Associate Degree Applicable
Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester
Departmental Recommendation: Successful completion of CD 105