CDA 101C - Principles of Child Development and Curriculum
Prerequisite: ; Experience working in a private or public preschool setting or a childcare facility.
Description: This course provides a basic overview of theories, research and trends in human development from prenatal to age five, and application of the fundamental principles of child development to effectively design and implement curriculum which promotes development of the whole child. Introduction to methods and materials to assist young children in the learning process with an emphasis on the arts, movement, dramatic play, technology, and sensory activities, all within the context of creativity, observation, and developmentally appropriate activities. An overview of assessment strategies used to support children’s learning are explored.
Lecture Hours: 1
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