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EDE 722: Child Development and Program Design in Childhood Settings —Grades 1 to 6.

3 hours, 3 credits.

Design, implementation, and assessment of developmentally appropriate programs and instructional practices based on knowledge of the needs and interests of children, including those with disabilities and diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, as well as on knowledge of the community; of curriculum goals; and of City, State, and national standards. Study of model programs for, and issues related to, programs for children reflecting sociocultural, historical, and political forces that influence the diverse delivery systems through which programs are offered for children and their families. Focus on the health, safety, physical, emotional, social, cognitive, cultural, and aesthetic aspects of programs. Observations in childhood settings with diverse populations, action research, appropriate use of media and technology, development of an academic portfolio. Ten hours of fieldwork required. COREQ: EDE 721.

No student can receive credit for both EDE 722 and EDC 722.

Last modified: 3/11/2014