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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Foundations of Early Childhood Education (CDS210)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: examine child development from birth to six years particularly cognitive, physical-motor, emotional, language development; explore developmental and learning theories; implement curriculum in a classroom; modify techniques for use with special needs children; evaluate children's progress; maintain communication with families; and implement appropriate behavioral objectives in a diverse world.


Topics include: examining child development from birth to 6 years, exploring developmental and learning theories, implementing curriculum in a classroom, modifying techniques for use with special needs children, evaluating children’s progress, maintaining communication with families, and implementing appropriate behavioral objectives.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).