CRC19: Courses

ECE 322 Promoting Children's Social Competence

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course focuses on early childhood guidance and discipline through examination of theories, research and practical application for teachers in early childhood classrooms and families. The course includes strategies for understanding and responding to children's behavior in ways that are congruent with the core values of early childhood education. Concepts of guidance relating to typical and atypical development, culture, and environment will be presented. Developmental stages of children's behavior, positive guidance strategies and teaching social-emotional skills are included.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO 1: Integrate research based knowledge of child development theories and practices to support social-emotional development of young children.