Course: ECE 210-130W: Social Foundations of ECE – Spring 2020 – Prof. Cole

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ECE 210-130W: Social Foundations of ECE – Spring 2020 – Prof. Cole
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Department
Teacher Education
Academic Program
Child Care/Early Childhood Education, A.S.
Course Contact
Course Code
ECE 210
Section Code
130W
Term
Spring 2020
Category
Course
Course Description

This course provides an overview of the social context of early care and education. It focuses on the historical, philosophical, sociological, and political foundations of programs for young children, birth to eight years. The following topics will be explored in depth: historical and contemporary theories of early childhood education; multicultural and social ecological factors in early care and schooling, particularly for diverse urban settings; early childhood programming; family and community involvement; advocacy, trends and current issues in early childhood practice. This course requires 30 Hours of Fieldwork.

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