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Early Childhood Curriculum Development 3

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. The course may be taken twice. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

Topics in Early Childhood 3

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to early childhood. Topics may include administration, nutrition, activities, or legal and ethical issues. Each student may be required to spend 1-3 clock hours observing and working with young children outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee

Early Childhood Curriculum Development 1

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

Early Childhood Curriculum Development 2

This course focuses on specific curriculum development topics, such as literacy, math, science, music, learning centers, and the senses for children ages newborn to eight years of age. Students complete course objectives in modules. The course may be taken twice. Lab fee may be charged depending on topic.

Topics in Early Childhood 2

This course broadens student knowledge through selected topics and issues pertaining to early childhood. Topics may include administration, nutrition, activities, or legal and ethical issues. Each student may be required to spend 1-3 clock hours observing and working with young children outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee

Principles of Economics – MICRO

A study of supply and demand analysis; costs of production; structure of American industry; resource pricing; and contemporary microeconomic issues that will include labor economics, urban and rural problems, income distribution, antitrust problems, and international economic issues. Lab Fee

College Teaching Internship 2

Students will need to successfully pass a criminal background check and a State of Michigan Department of Human Services Child Abuse and Neglect Registry (CANR) according to College and Department policy. This unpaid internship intends to continue the student’s experience from EDUC 250 and will include activities such as videotaping of a class demonstration; being able to distinguish between the roles of adjuncts and full-time faculty; technology training (including distant learning); attendance at an external college board meeting; rotations in academic advising; open entry/open exit modalities; and learning about effective instruction.

Early Childhood Literacy

This course will examine early literacy development and how early childhood providers can support children’s literacy development. Emphasis is on functional and meaningful literacy activities that will help to build the necessary foundation for young children to learn to read and write. Each student is required to spend at least 30 minutes reading with young children outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee

Infant and Toddler Care

This course provides students with experience in programming, designing, and sequencing learning experiences for children ages newborn to three including providing secure learning environments, and how space and equipment influence children. Students learn how culture affects young children’s development, and how the state of Michigan licensing regulations may pertain to infant and toddler. Students are required to complete 16 hours of field experience outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee

Early Childhood Environments

This course provides hands-on experience in selecting, preparing, and presenting appropriate curriculum for children in licensed preschool and before-and-after school care settings. Specific areas of study include the development of appropriate learning experiences using music, art, dramatic play, outdoor play, fine and gross motor skills, and literacy. Students learn how to plan appropriate routines. Students are required to complete 16 hours of field experience outside of scheduled class times. Lab Fee