ED 553 Application of Theories and Practices within Early Childhood Settings 4 cr.

Focuses on the underlying theories, principles, and philosophies of the field of early childhood education and helps students understand the process and reasoning behind practices in the field. Attention will be given to an understanding of how social, cultural, and historical contexts influence program and curriculum development and implementation within the learning domains of literacy (including communication), numeracy, social studies, science, and art.