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Philosophical Approaches And Methods Of Teaching In Early Childhood Education

COURSE CODE: ECP 2103
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 Description

This course introduces the students to philosophical approach & methods of teaching in Early Childhood. Students are exposed to the various philosophical perspectives about education and their implications to the practice and policies in education.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Explain the philosophy of Early Childhood – Metaphysical.
  • Describe the epistemological approach
  • Describe the Axiological approach
  • Identify the notable educators contribution to Early Childhood education.