PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING
- Program: Child Development Careers
- Course: Preschool Development and Learning
- Course #: CDEV2230
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThe student will study caregiving methods for preschool children in either home or center-based settings. Activities and materials that nurture children`s development will be explored. The student will describe characteristics of a developmentally appropriate program as well as plan preschool curriculum. For this course students should either be currently working with children or have consistent access to a group of preschool children.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine preschool environments
Analyze guidance techniques
Summarize the importance of play
Examine the role of the teacher
Examine curriculum development
Plan developmentally appropriate activities
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