ECED 240. Foundations of Early Childhood Education

This is the introductory course in early childhood education examining the history, theory, trends and contemporary issues in early childhood education. The role of families, schools, agencies and the community in the care and education of children birth to age 8 will be examined. The course examines roles, ethical issues and standards for early childhood educators.  Fifteen (15) hours of field experience required. 
Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3