|CLASS CODE:||ECSE 320||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Introductory course for students majoring in Elementary Education, Professional Preschool Education, and Early Childhood/Special Education. Course content related to early childhood/special education including history, theories, models, and current issues. Special emphasis is given to the use of developmentally appropriate practices.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Teaching Methods:
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Know exceptionalities and their impact on the lives of children, including educational implications.
2. Become familiar with common concerns of parents of children with disabilities.
3. Understand school/family relationships and strategies to work with them.
4. Understand laws related to student rights and teacher responsibilities with reference to assessment, eligibility, and placement.
5. Understand and know how to identify differences in approaches to learning and design instruction using student strengths.
6. Know about curricula and instructional practices used in skill development including strategies to help students feel valued.
Lesson Plan Adaptations
|PREREQUISITES:||PPE, Child Development, ECSE and ElEd Majors only or consent of instructor.
ED 200 or ECSE 100 and Sophomore standing.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|