May 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 385 - Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education 3 s.h.

This course is designed for early childhood teacher candidates to explore some of the current issues related to the field of early childhood education such as: building family and community partnerships; professionalism including ethics; using developmentally effective approaches; appropriate early childhood assessment; affordable, quality child care; resilience and students at risk; diversity including gender issues; violence in children’s lives; media and technology; societal impact on children and families; and meeting the needs of the world’s children. A case approach is utilized. Advocacy work, cooperative projects, service learning, and field work empower candidates to become change agents. A-E Only. Offered Fall and Spring.
Prerequisite(s): JrS.
Corequisite(s): EDUC 235 , EDUC 305 , EDUC 306 , EPSY 229 .