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Early Childhood Education and Development

ECED 128 - Curriculum in Early Childhood Education (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ECED 113 with a C or higher or concurrent enrollment. This course will examine developmentally appropriate practices and the teacher's role in curriculum and instruction for young children. The purpose and characteristics of curriculum models past and present will be examined. Curriculum adaptation to accommodate diverse learners will be examined. Play as an overriding component of early childhood curriculum will be stressed. Development of activity plans, lesson plans based on developmentally appropriate practice for children at varying ages and stages will be required. 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 # 45826Instructor: Meghan Nichols Session: Meets 08/20/19-12/16/19
LectureTime: 9:00A-11:45ADays: SLocation: CC 302 
NotesClass combines classroom and online learning meets every other week: 8/24, 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16 & 12/7. Add'l fees may apply. Please visit for more information. plus final exam.

Fees*No additional fees for this course.
EnrollmentTo enroll, you'll need the class # (e.g. 46421) for each of your selected classes.
TextbooksTo find textbooks, required for your class, you'll need to know the class#, campus and term.
Support ServicesStudents with documented disabilities may request assistance at Disability Support Services offices.

* Fees may change on a per semester basis; refer to the Course Fee Summary for more info:
Course Fee Summary: Spring 2019 - Summer 2019 - Fall 2019

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: 3/18/19