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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum (ECE 305)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
February 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply the principles of curriculum development and implement various approaches to the development of curriculum; evaluate curriculum materials for their appropriateness to young children and learning setting; adapt leaning activities for children with disabilities; design appropriate learning activities and experiences for young children; identify a variety of teaching strategies that are effective for teaching young children; incorporate children's families and communities as resources for designing curriculum; select appropriate resources and materials, including technology, to support the curriculum design; use appropriate assessment strategies for young children; plan learning activities for a variety of groupings; structure cooperative learning experiences for young children; and plan learning activities based on learning standards for young children; and develop learning activities that incorporate multiple learning domains.

Topics include: overview of curriculum planning and assessment; applying skills, knowledge, and principles used to plan curriculum in early childhood programs from infancy through early elementary grades; developmentally appropriate practices in curriculum design that takes into consideration curriculum standards; teachers' roles; family involvement; supportive resources and materials.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education (4/11) (9/16 revalidation).