Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECH 502 - Diverse Programming in Early Learning Environments

This course develops a transformative approach for incorporating diversity and multiculturalism into the classroom with an emphasis on curriculum-building. Students will examine patterns of increasing diversity and how diversity impacts the classroom. The course presents diversity as a caregiving and teaching strategy for the children and their families. Students will emerge with a deeper understanding of multiculturalism and its meaningful inclusion into their lesson plans. This course may fulfill a course towards attainment of the Maine state Birth-5 081 teaching certificate.

Prerequisites & Notes
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood or a related field; Enrollment in UMF M.S.Ed. Early Childhood Program, or permission of instructor

Credits: 3

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