Jan 27, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ECED-200 Early Childhood Learning Environments

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0.  Pre-requisite: ECED-102 or ECED-110 with minimum grade of 2.0; Students must have current Child Abuse/Neglect Central Registry (CA/NR) clearance obtained from the Michigan Department of Human Services to be presented in the first class. A copy must be on file in the Social Sciences. 
This course focuses on the physical and social learning environments for young children. Topics include safe and healthy environments self esteem theories and practices of guidance and discipline and social behavior.

Course Outcomes
1. Develop an understanding of how to maintain a safe and healthy environment of young children in group care 2. Develop an understanding of how to arrange the classroom environment in a manner that will be conducive to learning and appropriate to the development levels and learning styles of young children 3. Develop an understanding of appropriate schedules and routines in early childhood programs 4. Develop an awareness of the role of early childhood professionals as a parent education