Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Music and Movement (ECE 312)
Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
April 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: develop knowledge and dispositions in meeting the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional needs of children; explain how the environment and the learning curriculum enhance learning; describe the importance of movement and music in the curriculum for young children; express the importance of involving the childrens' families and community in developing learning activities for young children; and summarize the importance of standards and assessment in improving learning.
This course develops knowledge, skills, and dispositions in developing movement and motor activities for young children through the use of readings, Movement and Music (M2 Fun) activities, discussion topics, learning activities, and assessment quizzes. The knowledge, skills, and dispositions gained provide greater understanding of individual needs of each child, the importance of the interaction between the environment and the curriculum in learning, the valuable connection between movement and music, the critical influence of family and community involvement in learning, and the significance of using standards and assessment to provide guidance in learning.
In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (5/15).