EDUC 0219 - Social Foundation of Early Childhood Education

Credits: 3

This course is designed to introduce prospective teachers to the development of early childhood education in the United States, and considerations for the profession. Students will be introduced to the histories, philosophies, structures, policies, and politics of education for society's youngest learners. Students will be particularly challenged to critically engage with how the early childhood educational system alleviates as well as perpetuates inequity in society. The learning experiences provided in this course align with the Education Department's commitment to Critical Engagement with Diversity, Social Justice, and Critical Reflection.

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