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Curriculum Seminar
CURR SEMINAR
CLASS CODE: CHILD 250 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Preparation of curriculum plans and teaching materials used in campus preschool child labs.
TAUGHT: winter, 1st summer block, fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Sophomore seminar with flexible content that may include: Project Approach, phonemic awareness, how to read stories to children, parent involvement, how to conduct quality evaluations, teacher roles, and indentification and creation of quality visual aids
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Students will develop curriculum plans and materials that they will use in the campus preschool laboratories.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will write at least eight original lesson plans and prepare and document the use of a variety of teaching materials.

Students will read text introducing them to the curriculum model and philosophy, Project Approach.

Students will write a paper comparing Project Approach to other curriculum models.
PREREQUISITES: Student must have completed CHILD 240 and CHILD 240L with a C grade or higher, concurrent enrollment in CHILD 260 and CHILD 260L, and consent of instructor required.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002