Courses Catalogue

Development Of Ecpe Materials

COURSE CODE: ECP 7303
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

This course deals with the practical application of evidence-based practices based on early childhood education principles and theories. Students work with diverse young children and families in culturally, linguistically and ability diverse early childhood settings under the supervision of a site supervisor and a college course work supervisor.

Course Aim

This course unit aims to use nondiscriminatory formal and informal educational and assessment methods that are also culturally and linguistically valid and appropriate across developmental domains and modify instruction, monitor performance and assess progress and support positive behaviors.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

1. Articulate and demonstrate skills needed to develop supportive, inclusive learning climates including collaborative, respectful partnerships between children, professionals, family members, and communities that are culturally and linguistically diverse.

2. Evaluate student interests, strengths and challenges, teaching resources and materials, and evidence-based instructional practices to plan, implement, and assess curriculum appropriate for diverse children.

3. Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to design implement, evaluate and adapt respectful, cohesive early childhood environments and evidence-based practices and curricula that are developmentally, individually, and culturally appropriate.