EDUC 311 Early Childhood Methods I: Infant, toddler, preschool
EDUC 314: Practicum 1, Curriculum
Course Summary: Developmentally appropriate practices using NAEYC initial licensure standards. Emergent curriculum, diversity, anti-basis approaches, environmental design, child guidance, observation, assessment, family-centered practice, health, safety, and development of professional role in inclusive early childhood settings. Field experience: infant, toddler, or preschool classrooms at KSC CDC or other early care and education centers.
EDUC 315: Practicum 2, Observation, Assessment, and Intervention
Course Summary: Focus on respectful and ethical observation, assessment, and intervention strategies to support young children in natural environments aligned with NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards and DEC’s Recommended Practices. Field experiences in inclusive early childhood settings.