Courses Catalogue

Contemporary Issues In Early Childhood Education

COURSE CODE: ECP 1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

§  Concepts & definition

§  Evolution. Concept of nursery /pre-school education

§  The National philosophy of Early Childhood education.

§  Modern trends in Day Care Centre, Nursery Boarding Schools, P.1 Entrance Interviews.

§  Early Childhood – past & present.

§  The influence of the media and technology in child development

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes
  • Braille paper
  • Slates and styll
  • Penkins Braillers
  • Marburgs
  • Abacus
  • Type writers