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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDES 406 Early Childhood

3 semester hours

This course focuses on theoretical frameworks and contemporary research that have advanced knowledge of the preschool period (ages 2-8 years) will be examined and analyzed. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of developmental milestones exhibited by preschoolers. Students will explore the environmental influences on development such as peer relationships, early childhood education experiences, parenting, socialization, poverty, second language acquisition, disability, prejudice, and policy. Research findings and methods will be utilized to study the transition to formal education and literacy development. Field experience will be required.