ECE 299 - Independent Study in Early Childhood
This course is designed as an individual student project that goes beyond the scope of requirements offered by the Teacher Education and Early Childhood Department. The project is facilitated under the direction of a faculty member and upon approval by the department chairperson and Dean of Liberal Arts. No more than three credits may be acquired toward the Early Childhood Education A.A.S. Degree or Liberal Arts General Studies A.S. Degree in independent study projects.
Prerequisite: 6 Semester hours in Early Childhood Education courses
1-3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Define core concepts in the identified subject area via instructor meetings, written assignments and project work.
2. Discuss the relevance of the selected topic to the field of early childhood education via instructor meetings, written assignments and project work.
3. Demonstrate knowledge in the identified subject area via instructor meetings, written assignments and project work.
4. Differentiate the significance of the topic selected in teaching young children via instructor meetings and project work.
5. Create a project that applies the concept to early childhood settings.
6. Critique contrasting perspectives on the selected topic via instructor meetings and project work.
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