Apr 22, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDES 5405 Early Childhood Education Programs and Curriculum

3 semester hours

Students will examine the history of early childhood education as well as contemporary program design and philosophy. An analysis of the impact of public policy in the United States on the ECE field will demonstrate the links between government and the family. Students will gain an understanding of implementing philosophy through environmental space planning, program policies, and curriculum design. Developmentally appropriate practice will be analyzed across all groups of children including those with special needs and second language learners. Students will be able to identify multicultural and anti-bias curriculum as well as advance their cultural competence. Field experience will be required.

Special approval required.