Jul 21, 2024  
2020-21 College Catalog 
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ECE 203 - Guiding Children’s Behavior

This course explores the foundation of guidance practices in early childhood educational group settings. Students explore the dynamics of creating a positive environment for children and the links between behavior and the child’s development, personality, family experiences, peer interactions, the physical classroom space, environmental issues and other factors. Students will develop knowledge of educational strategies for creating a positive child centered environment. Students will also become familiar with specific developmentally appropriate interventions used by staff, peers, parents or self to encourage behavior which is conducive for learning in an early childhood education learning community. Students are required to observe teachers in a classroom or childcare environment.

Co-requisites: NONE

Prerequisites: (ENG 111  or ENG 111P ) and EDU 101  and (ECE 100  or EDU 100 ) all with a “C” or better

Credits: 3(Lec: 3)

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