EDU2142 Early Childhood Education

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EDU2142 Early Childhood Education

This course inspects how the education of young children boosts their outcomes later in life.  Children need to have instruction in social skill development and early childhood education presents them this occasion to groom those skills.  This course will probe the physical and psychological growth of young children.  Improvement of prosocial performance and adjustment of such undesirable behaviors as aggression is focused on in this class.

You will be able to recognize the diverse areas customary to early childhood classrooms.  Developing activities that are absorbing and suitable for the age and stage of the group will be explained.  Studying the necessity of supporting young children in developing social skills will be examined.  You will also learn techniques to evaluate and measure the advancement of the children in your care.


This course aims to display the significance of early childhood education and how teachers in the field assist the students in their classrooms.  You will come to understand that there is a sundry amount of subject matter that can be imparted to even the very young children.  The student will also begin to form his/her own philosophy about early childhood education.  The worth of building a solid and enduring relationship is reviewed and techniques to do so will be examined.  By the end of this course, all students should:

  • Recount the growth and development of a child from birth through the age of eight
  • Understand the standards of developmentally appropriate practice for children
  • Institute an educational philosophy
  • Comprehend methods to guide a child’s social development
  • Heighten interactions with parents through a multiplicity of techniques
  • Follow various systems of curriculum directed at child learning
  • Grasp what role technology plays in the field of early childhood education

Full-CLC Students

A CLC award signifies that the student has attained the knowledge, (through either prior education or experience), equal to or greater than the student would have learned in a traditional college course.”

“Based upon your CLC award, physical classroom attendance is not required; however, you will be required to successfully pass a final exam for each course.”

Based upon your HESEAP Application, you have received full-CLC for this course; therefore, this is a test-out course which does not include traditional education on the subject.

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