ECD 101- Introduction to Early Childhood

This course is an overview of growth and development, developmentally appropriate curriculum, positive guidance techniques, regulations, health,safety, and nutrition standards in early care and education. The importance of professionalism, family/cultural values and practical applications based on historical and theoretical models in early care and education is highlighted in the course.The purpose of this course is to serve as an introduction to the many components of the early childhood profession and the development of the early care and education teacher.