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Early Childhood Education and Development

ECED 101 - Fundamentals of Early Care and Education (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ENGL 30/90 and READ 11/31 with a grade of C or better or appropriate placement test score or concurrent enrollment. This introductory course focuses on an overview of the field of early childhood care and education. The wide variety of types of early childhood program is explored, as are the characteristics and needs of young children. The preparation of environment and curriculum are examined, as are instructional and guidance techniques. Strategies for observation, documentation, and assessment are discussed. Teacher certification, ethics, and communication skills are detailed. This course covers the eight (8) subject areas of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The guidelines of Kansas and Missouri Core Competencies for Early Care and Education Professionals and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards are followed in this course.

1 session(s) offered.

Penn Valley

Class # 24826Instructor: Jennifer Copeland Session: Meets 01/16/18-05/14/18
LectureTime: 6:30P- 9:15PDays: MLocation: ST 312/314 
NotesClass meets from 6:30p-9:15p. Supplemental instruction scheduled from 5:30p-6:25p.
LectureTime: 5:30P- 6:25PDays: MLocation: ST 304 

Fees*No additional fees for this course.
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Course Fee Summary: Spring 2017 - Summer 2017 - Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.

Last Modified: 10/26/15