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Intro to Family Childcare

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 114 Intro to Family Childcare 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: ENG 080 and RED 080 and MAT 060
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course introduces the student to family child care home environments with emphasis on standards and developmentally effective approaches for supporting diverse children and families. Topics include standards for quality, curriculum for multiple age groups, authentic assessment methods, business practices, building positive family and community partnerships, and professionalism. Upon completion, students should be able to design a family child care handbook that reflects a healthy, respectful, supportive, and stimulating learning environment.