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ECE 1100 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Professional issues in the field of Early Childhood Education. Review of related historical and current trends. Types of programs of early education and care. Center observation required.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Describe characteristics of quality programs of early education and care for young children.
  • Describe the influence of historical pioneers and events in the field of early childhood education.
  • Describe professionalism in the field of early childhood education.
  • Demonstrate professional growth by utilizing information literacy skills to locate and use appropriate literature, organizations and resources related to early childhood education.
  • Identify current trends, and issues related to diverse families and communities and describe impact on the field of early childhood education.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Education
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 9, Rm 209
Faculty: Ruhland
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Open Seats: 9
Meets: T from 10:00AM to 12:40PM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 9
Meets: T from
10:00AM to 12:40PM
Section: 201
Face to Face
Englewood Learning Center
Englewood, Rm 106
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: E21
Open Seats: 16
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: E21