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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ED 357 - Early Childhood Education

This course introduces the field of early childhood education. It provides an overview of: major historical and contemporary program models; current research on early child development and education; policy and advocacy issues; family and community perspectives; and the Vermont Early Learning Standards. Students develop skills to observe, contrast and analyze a variety of programs through required observations.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: ED-251; Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Only; Education Majors/Minors Only (If spaces remain, course will be open with permission of instructor to students in other majors who have taken a child or human development course that includes the period of early childhood).