EARC 105 Early Childhood Environments

Students will learn how to design and arrange quality early childhood learning environments that are healthy and safe. Pre-service early childhood teachers will learn about devlopmentally appropriate domains and learning and will learn to develop Literacy, Manipulative, Sensory, Science, Math, Block, Dramatic Play, Art, Outdoor, Music, and Technology centers. Students will study early childhood organization plans, procedures,and physical facilities, and they will survey necessary materials and equipment by visiting and evaluating early learning centers. Students will develop a process of designing and critiquing appropriate learning environments for young children. Students will evaluate an Early Childhood center by completing a PQA. Students are required to complete and pass a background check.

Credits

3.00 Credits

EARC 105Early Childhood Environments

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

3.00 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

Students will learn how to design and arrange quality early childhood learning environments that are healthy and safe. Pre-service early childhood teachers will learn about devlopmentally appropriate domains and learning and will learn to develop Literacy, Manipulative, Sensory, Science, Math, Block, Dramatic Play, Art, Outdoor, Music, and Technology centers. Students will study early childhood organization plans, procedures,and physical facilities, and they will survey necessary materials and equipment by visiting and evaluating early learning centers. Students will develop a process of designing and critiquing appropriate learning environments for young children. Students will evaluate an Early Childhood center by completing a PQA. Students are required to complete and pass a background check.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies