Academic Catalog

ECE401 Guiding Preschool Behavior

This course is a practical guide to understanding and using a child-centered philosophy. The philosophy presented in this course is balanced, and child-centered. This course addresses the developmental needs and abilities of early childhood students and enables professionals to implement high standards for behavior. The problem solving philosophy analyzed in this course emphasizes the early childhood student’s ability to solve their own problems when they are trusted and encouraged to do so. It contains the basic theoretical information needed to understand problem solving, yet its emphasis is on application, on working with groups of children in early childhood settings on a daily basis.