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Courses - Spring 2024
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02/21/2024 at 06:30 PM
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Child Development and Learning, Three to Eight Years
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in EDHD314 and EDHD425; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (EDHD419, EDSP420).
Corequisite: EDSP423 and EDSP315; and TRACK I: Must be concurrently enrolled in EDSP430, EDSP433; or TRACK 2: Must be concurrently enrolled in EDHD415, EDHD424.
Provides a basic understanding of child development theory and research, as well as specific knowledge about the development of children during the early and middle childhood "stages," specifically from ages 3 years to 8 years. A major emphasis will be the application of theory and research from the field of educational psychology to an understanding of how young children learn and achieve academically. Because the course will address the developmental and academic functioning of children with and without disabilities, a particular focus will be on individualization.