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

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ECH 533 - Advanced Foundations of Child Development

This course is an examination of the historical, philosophical, and theoretical basis of inclusive early childhood education today. The class traces the history and philosophy of education in early childhood and how they impact education practice. Social, economic and political forces will be analyzed within the context of shaping early childhood education. The course examines children’s behavior and learning within education contexts, with particular emphasis on inclusive environments. This course will 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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