2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 309 - Infant and Toddler Curriculum Development and Field Study (Teaching Majors)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 1

This course will provide 21st century Birth-Kindergarten teacher candidates with content knowledge in infant and toddler development. BK student candidates will learn theoretical frames for infant and toddler development, strategies for teaching typical and atypical infants and toddlers, how to develop an appropriate curriculum, how to create adaptive environments, and the importance of working with families. Students are required to develop an inquiry-based, integrated lesson plan set and inquiry-based integrated unit plan. The 60 hours field study allows the BK student candidate first hand field experience in infant and toddler early learning environments. This is a four credit hour course with three hours of lecture and one hour for field observations.
Prerequisite: EDUC 303  and EDUC 308  and EDUC 350  and Admission to Teacher Education
Corequisite: EDUC 314  

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