May 30, 2024  
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

BKED 250 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education


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This introductory course is designed for students who are interested in early childhood education and early intervention as professional careers. It examines the theoretical basis for teaching and early intervention with young children and their families. Includes an overview of the history of early childhood education, as well as current issues and trends, early childhood education program models, as well as an introduction to professional standards and organizations. Emphasis placed on environments and interactions that are responsive to children’s developmental, individual and cultural needs.