Agenda Item FA 11-29

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COEHS (Graduate) - (Childhood Education):

New Courses & Program of Study (1 package)

04/07/11: Passed

04/18/11: Approved

Log Number: 201101-02

College of Education & Human Services (Graduate)

 
Childhood Education (Graduate)
 

Add a new non-degree program
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Education Certificate

 

Summary of Changes:
The Early Childhood Education graduate certificate provides an opportunity for the University of North Florida to build capacity within the local early childhood community to better meet the needs of young children their families and teachers
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Social-Emotional Learning and the Young Child (3 crs)

EEC

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None
Course Description: 
Examine the importance of social-emotional learning and the young child (ages 0-8). The scope of the course will include: defining emotions, exploring how children develop socially and emotionally, defining an emotion-centered curriculum, exploring the connections between social development and other domains of development: cognition, language, and adaptive. We will pay particular attention to the role that parent-child and teacher-child interactions play in the normative development of children's social competence.

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Program Planning for Infants and Toddlers (3 crs)

EEC

Graduate (6xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None
Course Description: 
This course provides students with an understanding of culturally, linguistically, and developmentally appropriate programs in community settings providing services to infants and toddlers and their families. It emphasizes the importance of understanding the nature of infants and toddlers and how they learn and is organized to ensure an understanding of the domains of development. Special emphasis stresses the necessity of understanding the infant and toddler in the context of his or her family and community.