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Active Learning Experiences - CCEI

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Online throughout the U.S.
Length:

59 hours.

Dates:
January 2007- Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: operate a preschool or child care center; develop and maintain an effective organization; plan and implement administrative systems that provide effective education and support programs; plan and implement an effective marketing program to parents and the community; effectively administer a program of personnel management and staff development; maintain and develop the facility and equipment; comply with legal requirements necessary for effective management; foster good community relations and influence child care policy that affects the program; practice responsible financial management; and maintain a commitment to professionalism; document professional growth and development.

Instruction:
This course is taught in an online, module format (with a required textbook) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activity and observations/reflections. Students receive on-going monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches throughout the process. The program consists of nine instructional units focusing on the core areas of competency required to manage a child care center.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education Administration/Leadership (11/10) (12/15 revalidation).

Location:
Online throughout the U.S.
Length:

180 hours. 

Dates:
January 2011- Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define and apply the basic principles of child growth and development; identify important milestones of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development during early childhood; list the requirements for and establish and maintain a safe, healthy environment for young children; apply positive guidance techniques that support appropriate social and emotional development of young children; implement effective assessment methods in the early childhood setting; identify elements of a developmentally appropriate curriculum and overall learning environments in the early childhood setting; apply recommended strategies for building and maintaining positive relationships with families; formulate strategies to develop and maintain a successful program operation; maintain a commitment to professionalism and ethical conduct; and list the required components to document professional growth.

Instruction:
This course is taught in an online, module format (with a required textbook) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activity and observations/reflections. Students receive on-going monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches throughout the process. The program consists of 8 instructional units focusing the Principles of Child Growth and Development, Safe and Healthy Environments; Social and Emotional Development, Motor, Language and Cognitive Development, Principles of Assessment, Program Management, Families, and Professionalism.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 12 semester hours in Early Childhood Education (11/10) (12/15 revalidation).

Location:
Online throughout the U.S.
Length:

144 hours; additional hours in observation and portfolio preparation.

Dates:
September 2007- Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the requirements of a safe, healthy learning environment; establish and maintain a safe, healthy environment for young children; define emotional and cognitive development; develop educational programs that promote the social and emotional development of children and improve motor, language, and cognitive development of children, including literacy development; advance the physical, cognitive, communicative and creative development of young children; utilize positive guidance techniques to support development of child; define assessment as it relates to children in the early care setting; apply the principles of screening and assessment of young children; establish productive relationships with families and promote involvement and positive relationships with families and the community; identify components required to ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participants' needs; identify and implement effective early childhood program management techniques; list requirements to maintain a commitment to professionalism and to document professional growth; and prepare an early childhood professional portfolio.

Instruction:
This course is taught in an online, module format (with a required textbook) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activity and formal observations with written feedback. Students receive monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches throughout the process. The course exceeds the clock hours required by the Department of Children and Families in the State of Florida. Nine instructional units focus on the FCCPS content areas.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 10 semester hours in Human/Child Development or Early Childhood Education (11/10) (12/15 revalidation).

Location:
Online throughout the U.S.
Length:

146 hours.

Dates:
January 2007- Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the requirements of a safe, healthy learning environment; advance the physical, cognitive, communicative and creative development of young children; utilize positive guidance techniques to support development of child; establish productive relationships with families; identify components required to ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participants' needs; and list requirements to maintain a commitment to professionalism.

Instruction:
This course is taught in an online, module format (with required textbook) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activity and observations/reflections. Students receive monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches throughout the process. The course consists of three instructional units focused on the six CDA Competency Standards established by the Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours in Human/Child Development or Early Childhood Education (11/10) (12/15 revalidation).

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