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CRC19: Courses

ECE 300 Introduction to Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Education

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

CID: C-ID ECE 120

This course is an introduction to early childhood education, including an overview of the history of the field, evolution of professional practices and ethics, educational principles that support child development from birth through the school-age years, and teaching practices based on observation, documentation, and interpretation of children’s behavior.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Differentiate between philosophies of early childhood education in regards to assumptions about how young children learn and how early childhood teachers should teach.