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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ECED-201 Curriculum Planning in Early Childhood

Credits 4 / 6 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: Minimum 2.0 in ECED-110 or ECED-102, 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 Office, MMB 2005. 
After a brief discussion of major theories of early childhood education this course will focus on approaches techniques and materials which can be used to enhance the physical and intellectual development of young children. The laboratory experience of 45 hours will be required simultaneously in an approved ECE program.

Course Outcomes
1. Develop a safe and healthy environment for young children 2. Investigate practices that support the physical and intellectual growth of children 3. Develop children’s emotional development and provide for positive guidance to support this development 4. Interacts with families to develop positive and productive relationships 5. Explain what is included in a well-run program responsive to participant needs 6. Recognizes the commitment to professionalism