Academic Catalog

ECE102 Skills for Early Childhood

This course prepares students to work as a professional in early childhood settings. This course introduces pedagogy designed to help early childhood students learn about themselves, provides experiences to be successful, build supportive relationships with peers, develop social skills, and learn how to appreciate others. The materials are based on self-concept, social, guidance, physical, cognitive, communication and creative skills. It examines indoor and outdoor environments that invite early childhood students to move and explore, offering opportunities to use their muscles and gain new physical skills. Other content includes understanding their environments, building thinking skills, language development, literacy-rich environments, expression through music and movement, and nurturing creativity through art experiences.