EDU 1300 — Curriculum, Observation, and Assessment 3 Credit hours
Provides design and delivery techniques for children birth to eight years of age. Curriculum development, lesson planning and instructional methods based on NAEYC guidelines. Emphasis is placed on learning environments representing the philosophies of Piaget, Vygotsky, Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Gardner and others. Skill development in the areas of observation, evaluation and assessment of young children and adolescents. Emphasis is placed on developmentally appropriate practice, project-approach, and integrated instruction for the ECE and primary classroom. Fifteen (15) field hours required in a preschool or early childhood classroom.