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This course provides an introduction to the field of early childhood education. The course will include the study of the foundations of early childhood education including: theories, models, evidence-based practices, issues and developmentally appropriate practice. In addition, the course will address the role of the teacher, families, and other professionals in supporting young children (ages 3-8).

Pre- or Co-requisites: EDU 622, and admission to the program or permission of the program director.

Program: Education

Credit: 2

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