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EDC 714: Social Studies Concept Development in Early Childhood Settings, Birth to Grade 2.

3 hours, 3 credits. Exploration of ways in which infants, toddlers, young children, and young children who are learning English as a second language, and young children with special needs develop an understanding of basic human needs and interdependence in family, early care, and school settings. Approaches to social studies, assessment, and instruction, including use of media and technology within an integrated curriculum that meets national and State standards, and the needs of children with disabilities. Visits to early childhood settings with diverse populations, action research, and the development of an academic portfolio. Ten hours of fieldwork required. PREREQ: EDC 721 EDC 722. No student can receive credit for both EDE 714 and EDC 714.

Last modified: 8/4/2015