May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

ECCE 227 Educational Theory and Practice in The Early Childhood Setting

This course examines leading theories and philosophies that have shaped the current approaches to early childhood including primary education. Students develop their personal philosophy and approach to teaching, synthesizing what they have learned using reflective practices, in all of their early childhood and teacher preparation courses. In their field experiences they are responsible for curriculum planning and implementation for longer time blocks and for larger groups of children.
NOTE: Students will need to obtain a flash drive to be used in the construction of their e-portfolio.
Pre-requisite(s): ECCE 122 Guidance of Young Children ; ECCE 123 Techniques of Teaching Through Play: Math, Science and Social Studies for Young Children ; ECCE 226 Appropriate Curriculum Practices for Young Children: A Developmental Approach  with a grade of “C” or better, or permission of department chairperson.
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 4
Other: 8